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09 Jul - 03 May

'Prodigies of learning': Academy women in the nineteenth century

Exhibition exploring the varied worlds of five women selected as Honorary Members of the Academy in the nineteenth century 

Library, Exhibition
01 May

'Social media and democracy: How do we balance rights and responsibilities?'

Panel discussion exploring the challenges and opportunities that digital and social media opens in our society and the growing case, across Europe, for online content regulation and controls.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee
09 May - 30 Aug

A Forgotten Polish Hero of the Great Irish Famine: Paul Strzelecki’s Struggle to Save Thousands

An exhibition by the Polish Embassy in Dublin exploring the fascinating life and achievements of one of the great humanitarians of the nineteenth century.

16 May - 16 May

Historical mental health records: the ethics of access and preservation policies

A seminar exploring current practice on access to historical mental health records in Ireland and alternative approaches.

Publications, Seminar
16 May - 17 May

Seascapes and Townscapes–IHTA Seminar 2019

The 2019 IHTA seminar, Seascapes and Townscapes—Ports and the Nineteenth-Century City will be held on 16 and 17 May 2019 in Dublin Port and Academy House.

Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Seminar
16 May

The Shaping of Dublin Port

Public lecture by Colm Lennon, MRIA in Dublin Port Company HQ as part of the IHTA Seminar 2019.

Irish Historic Towns Atlas
23 May - 23 May

'One hundred years of Irish foreign policy: looking back, looking forwards'

A conference to mark the centenary of the establishment of the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs, now the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, followed by the launch of the journal Irish Studies in International...

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Standing Committee for International Affairs
19 Jun - 19 Jun

Eighteenth-century manuscript culture in the wider Gaelic world: The manuscripts of Rev James McLagan (1728-1805) in context

A one-day conference on eighteenth-century manuscript culture in the wider gaelic World.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Irish Language, Literature and Celtic Cultures Committee, Seminar
10 Oct - 10 Oct

Revealing the Past: Archaeological Excavations in Ireland

A biennial seminar presenting recent discoveries from research excavations supported by grants funded by the National Monuments Service

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Standing Committee for Archaeology, Grants and Awards, Seminar

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