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26 January 2017

Henry James: 'The battered technician'

A discussion on Henry James as critic by Man Booker Prize winner Alan Hollinghurst in conversation with Carlo Gébler.

Study of Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication Committee
18 January 2017

Can 100 Artworks tell the story of modern Ireland?

Join editors Fintan O'Toole, Catherine Marshall and Eibhear Walshe in conversation with Fiona Kearney, Director of the Glucksman, University College Cork.

09 January 2017

Dublin documents: highlights from Charles Haliday's manuscript collection

An exhibition featuring a selection of Dublin manuscripts from the Haliday Collection

01 December 2016

Library Seminar: Remembering Hugh O'Neill, 1616-2016 - Fully Booked

In association with the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs.

Library, Seminar
24 November 2016

Show me your data, and I'll tell you who you are

Lecture by the Engineering and Computer Science Speaker 2016, Dr Brian MacNamee, University College Dublin

Science Committees, Engineering and Computer Sciences Committee, Public Lecture
24 November 2016

Ethics and Commemoration

Sixth and final conversation in the series organised by the Academy’s Ethical, Political, Legal and Philosophical Studies Committee, and sponsored by Mason Hayes & Curran. 

Ethical, Political, Legal and Philosophical Studies Committee
18 November 2016

Digital Arts and Humanities Digital Conference 2016

The Digital Arts and Humanities (DAH) PhD Digital Conference took place on Friday 18th November, featuring keynote speakers and panels on the theme 'Digital entanglements: the post-digital present'.

Digital Arts and Humanities PhD
09 November 2016

Leaders in Higher Education Address

Mr Tom Boland, former chief executive of the HEA will deliver the 2016 Leaders in Higher Education Address.

Policy and International Relations
04 November 2016

The Rise of the Quantum Machine

Public lecture to celebrate John Bell Day 2016.

Science Committees, Public Lecture, Seminar
02 November 2016

Accident and emergency: international solutions

Public lecture and panel discussion 

Science Committees, Life and Medical Sciences Committee, Public Lecture


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