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18 May 2022

Getting Started with Oral Histories Plenary

The LIR Committee for academic librarians is hosting a ‘Getting Started with Oral Histories Plenary,.

Digital Repository of Ireland
04 May 2022

Ireland 2030

A series of four panel discussions delves into key issues facing society on the island of Ireland on Wednesdays from 4 May - 25 May 2022, 09:30-13:00.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Ethics, Politics, Law and Philosophy Committee
28 April 2022

Academy Discourse: The future of higher education

Professor Sir Adrian Smith, President of The Royal Society talks with Orla Feely MRIA about higher education and research.

Discourse Series, Public Lecture
28 April 2022

'Stages of Memory' online series of talks

TU Dublin Conservatoire presents three Thursday talks by leading experts in the histories of Grangegorman. 'Stages of Memory' is supported by Grangegorman Histories.

Grangegorman Histories
06 April 2022

Academy Discourse: The Changing World of Money and Finance

Academy Discourse conversation exploring the latest trends in the world of money and finance. Sponsored by Mason Hayes & Curran LLP.

Discourse Series, Public Lecture
28 March 2022

Transcription Week - 'Transcribe along with us' Online Workshops

The Digital Repository of Ireland and Dublin City Library and Archive are running online transcription workshops open to the public on the following dates Mon 28 March, 14:00-15:00 IST ; Tue 29 March, 19:00-20:00 IST;...

Digital Repository of Ireland
08 March 2022

Launch of Archiving Reproductive Health Pilot Collections

Digital Repository of Ireland to launch pilot collections for the Archiving Reproductive Health project on International Women’s Day 2022.

Digital Repository of Ireland
24 February 2022

Sustainability series: Challenges and Opportunities for Science in Society

RIA Sustainability Series: Professor Iain Stewart on Selling Planet Earth: re-purposing geoscience for sustainable human wellbeing.

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee, Geography and Geosciences Committee
24 February 2022

The Decline and Fall of the Press: Dion Boucicault - Virtuoso, Journalist, Plagiarist

Public lecture by Dr Aoife Monks (QMUL) and panel discussion to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Dion Boucicault

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


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