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02 March 2016

Constitutional Conversations: Constitutions, referendums and the family

This is the first in a series of six events themed around the constitution.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Ethical, Political, Legal and Philosophical Studies Committee
02 March 2016

‘Douglas Hyde’s ideology of de-anglicising the Irish nation: inspiration, input and impact, 1874–1922’

Library Lunchtime Lecture by Professor Liam Mac Mathúna

22 February 2016

Intellectual life in Ireland, 1910-1920

An exhibition exploring aspects of Intellectual Life in Ireland, 1910-1920, through the prism of the Academy collections.

Exhibition, Library
15 February 2016

Royal Irish Academy Charlemont Grants Awards Ceremony

The Royal Irish Academy Charlemont Awards ceremony will be held in Academy House on Monday 15 February 2016 at 18:00.

Policy and International Relations, Grants and Awards
15 February 2016

Views of Dublin: original watercolours by George Petrie, MRIA, 1790-1866

An exhibition of Petrie's framed original views of Dublin.

03 February 2016

'From Dublin Westward: Petrie, Clonmacnoise and Aran'

Library Lunchtime Lecture by Professor Tom Dunne.

22 January 2016

Ceardlann um Dhigitiú

Conference on the digitisation of Irish and Scottish Gàidhlig language materials and related folklore and cultural documents.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Irish Language, Literature and Celtic Cultures Committee
21 January 2016

1916 as a Global Event Lecture Series: “1916 and the Great War”, Professor Jay Winter

Please note that the time of this lecture has changed from 16:30 to 18:00.

13 January 2016

Library Lunchtime Lecture: Dr Michael Kennedy, '''Follow an independent line": how United Nations membership transformed Irish foreign policy'.

Lecture reflecting upon Ireland's membership of the UN since 1955.

Library, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy
11 January 2016

Academy Discourse with Roy Foster: Knowing their dream? Yeats’ response to Easter 1916

Roy Foster will deliver a lecture on W. B. Yeats and Easter 1916 as a joint commemoration marking the ending of 2015 - the year of Yeats’s 150th anniversary, and the commencement of 2016 - the year of 1916...

Discourse Series


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