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06 March 2018

Redmond and Carson: bloodshed, borders and beyond

This Academy Discourse by Professor Alvin Jackson, Hon. MRIA marking the anniversary of the death of John Redmond is the fourth in the series sponsored by Mason Hayes & Curran.

Discourse Series, Public Lecture
03 March 2018

Judging Redmond and Carson at Bualadh Boston

Professor Alvin Jackson talks Judging Redmond and Carson at Bualadh Boston.

Publications, Public Lecture
26 February 2018

Negative emission technologies: What role in meeting Paris Agreement targets?

Join us for a breakfast briefing with Professor Mike Jones, MRIA on the latest EASAC report.

Policy and International Relations, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee
01 February 2018

Representation, Gender and Politics Past and Present

A conference to mark the centenary of female suffrage and the extension of male suffrage.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Ethical, Political, Legal and Philosophical Studies Committee, Historical Studies Committee
25 January 2018

‘Design, Disasters and Development’

Public lecture by Jo da Silva OBE, winner of The Institution of Structural Engineers’ 2017 Gold Medal.

Science Committees, Hamilton Day, Public Lecture
10 January 2018

Higher Education in the era of Brexit

Panel Discussion focusing on the impact of Brexit on higher education.

Policy and International Relations
08 January 2018

Françoise Henry and the history of Irish art

An exhibition of original papers, notes, journals and sketches by eminent archaeologist and Celtic art specialist Françoise Henry, MRIA.

Library, Exhibition
08 December 2017

DRI Knowledge Sharing 2: Research Data Appraisal

The second of DRI's Knowledge Sharing series looks at Research Data Appraisal.

Digital Repository of Ireland
07 December 2017

Ireland and the History of Dignity

A public lecture by Professor Samuel Moyn (Yale University)

Study of Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication Committee
07 December 2017

Human Rights and the Humanities: Culture and Critique

A conference considering human rights within the perspective provided by the humanities.

Study of Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication Committee


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