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21 June 2017

'Swift and books'

Lunchtime Lecture by Professor Andrew Carpenter, MRIA, Emeritus Professor of English, UCD.

Library, Public Lecture, Exhibition
15 June 2017

Breakfast Briefing on EASAC Policy Report on Genome Editing

Breakfast Briefing on EASAC Report: Genome Editing – Scientific Opportunities, Public Interests and Policy Options in the European Union.

Policy and International Relations
14 June 2017

DPASSH 2017: Preserving Abundance: The Challenge of Saving Everything

Registration is now open.

Digital Repository of Ireland
08 June 2017

'The circulation of verse in Jonathan Swift's Dublin'

Academy Discourse by James Woolley, Smith Professor of English Emeritus at Lafayette College.

Membership, Discourse Series
07 June 2017

"To please and to reform mankind" a life of protest: Jonathan Swift, 1667-1745

Exhibition and Lunchtime Lectures commemorating the 350th anniversary of Jonathan Swift's birth now available has an online exhibition.

Library, Public Lecture, Exhibition
31 May 2017
22 May 2017

Buile Suibhne / Sweeny’s Madness

A multi-media staging of the medieval tale of Buile Suibhne / Sweeny's Madness in both modern Irish and English.

19 May 2017

IHTA Seminar 2017: Mapping Townscapes

IHTA Seminar 2017 – Mapping Townscapes: comparative perspectives through the Irish and British Historic Towns Atlases

Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Seminar
18 May 2017

Public Lecture: Mapping towns through time

Public lecture by Professor Roger J.P. Kain, School of Advanced Study, University of London, as part of the IHTA Seminar 2017.

Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Public Lecture
10 May 2017

‘A life of two exiles: Wacław Tadeusz Dobrzyński (1883-1962)’

Lunchtime Lecture to accompany the Polish Embassy's exhibition on the life and career of Consul-General Wacław Tadeusz Dobrzyński

Library, Public Lecture, Exhibition


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