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24 Apr

Institutional and private libraries in early modern Ireland

Dr Máire Kennedy and Dr Jason McElligott share the history of private and institutional libraries in early modern Ireland.

Library, Historical Studies Committee
29 Apr

ARINS My Identity conversation with Ben Lowry

Ben Lowry will be interviewed by Colin Graham

01 May

International Affairs Conference: The West or the Rest? – Identity, Ideology, Institutions

This year's RIA Standing Committee for International Affairs conference seeks to interrogate the concept of “the West” in international affairs, particularly as it relates to positioning and identity.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Standing Committee for International Affairs
08 May

Early modern book collections in the twenty-first century

Library professionals will share about the task of caring for early modern book collections in the present day.

Library, Historical Studies Committee
15 May

Irish Historic Towns Atlas Seminar 2024: 'Marshland to Metropolitan City'

This event is fully booked, but a waiting list is in place. The annual IHTA Seminar, 'Marshland to Metropolitan City: exploring Cork through the Irish Historic Towns Atlas' will take place in Cork on 15 May 2024.

Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Seminar
15 May

Reading and collecting books in early modern Ireland and Europe

Dr Elizabethanne Boran and Professor Brendan Dooley describe the landscape of reading and book collecting in early modern Ireland and Europe

Library, Historical Studies Committee
23 May

Discourse Series | The future of the EU: Bigger and Better?

Join us for a conversation between Mairead McGuinness (EU Commissioner, 2020-24) and broadcaster Olivia O’Leary MRIA.

Discourse Series

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