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Recording now available of Ireland on the United Nations Security Council

Friday, 2 December 2022

As Ireland nears the end of its two year term on the UN Security Council, this event reflected on and evaluated Ireland's contribution to the work of the Council and the impact of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. This...

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

RIA Multidisciplinary Committees 2022-2026

Wednesday, 24 August 2022

The Academy is delighted to announce the new multidisciplinary committee members for the 2022-2026 term.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Science Committees

Ireland 2030

Wednesday, 8 June 2022

If you missed our series of four panel discussions delving into key issues facing society on the island of Ireland you can watch them now.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Ethics, Politics, Law and Philosophy Committee

Recording now available: Aoife Monks on Dion Boucicault

Tuesday, 8 March 2022

A public lecture by Dr Aoife Monks and panel discussion to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Dion Boucicault held on Thursday, February 24, 2022.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication Committee

RIA Multidisciplinary Committees

Friday, 18 February 2022

Deadline extended to midnight, 27 February for applications for new members of multidisciplinary committees for the 2022 to 2026 term.

Membership, Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

Téarma nua na gcoistí ildisciplíneacha 2022-2026

Friday, 4 February 2022

Tá iarratas á lorg ó bhaill coistí nua do coistí ildisciplíneacha an Acadaimh don téarma 2022- 2026.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Science Committees

'Debating the Future of the Defence Forces'

Thursday, 20 January 2022

Report of a seminar on the Commission on the Defence Forces, 7 April 2021

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Standing Committee for International Affairs

Watch: The Centenary of the Anglo Irish Debates

Friday, 17 December 2021

If you missed the recent conference on the Centenary of the Anglo Irish Debates, you can watch it now online.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Historical Studies Committee

International Affairs Conference 2022 Call for Papers

Friday, 10 December 2021

Proposals are invited for papers addressing the theme ‘Global Power Shifts: Connectivity, Cooperation and Conflict’

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Standing Committee for International Affairs

'The future of media: experience, models, practice'

Friday, 14 May 2021

Watch our panel discussions on the future of media which was held on 6 May 2021

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication Committee

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