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08 November 2021

DRI Webinar: ‘In Her Shoes: Digitally Archiving Feminist Grassroots Movements and Sensitive Research’

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) invites you to join us for a webinar hosted by Dr Lorraine Grimes.

Digital Repository of Ireland
04 November 2021

John Bell Day Lecture 2021: 'Spooky Action at a Distance'

Annual lecture with Professor Angelo Bassi hosted by the Chief Executives’ Club at QUB and the Royal Irish Academy, in association with the School of Maths & Physics, QUB.

Public Lecture
04 November 2021

DRI Webinar: The EU Copyright Directive

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) invites you to join us for a webinar that will introduce the EU Copyright Directive.

Digital Repository of Ireland
21 October 2021

Change of Date for Grangegorman Histories: historical language and terminology and the history of mental illness

This pre-recorded, online discussion with invited panellists will explore the evolution of language and terminology associated with mental illness.

15 October 2021

Hamilton Lecture 2021: Glimpses into Hyperbolic geometry

Join us to watch Caroline Series, Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at the University of Warwick present the 2021 Hamilton Lecture.

Science Committees, Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Hamilton Day
14 October 2021

Revealing the Past

A biennial seminar presenting recent archaeological excavation and research projects supported by the National Monuments Service, Queen's University Belfast and the Historic Environments Division, Department for...

Standing Committee for Archaeology
07 October 2021

Rathmines through time and space: from medieval rath to flatland

As part of the Dublin Festival of History and to celebrate the publication of Rathmines, Séamas Ó Maitiú will discuss the development of the Dublin suburb. 

Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Public Lecture
01 October 2021

A History of Ireland in 100 (and More) Words

Join RIA authors of A history of Ireland in 100 words for a virtual event organised by Princeton University, NJ.

Publications, Seminar
28 September 2021

Academy Discourse: Darwin’s Afterlives: Recollection and the Making of Biography

Janet Browne Hon. MRIA explores the construction and reconstruction of Darwin's retrospective account of his life, sponsored by Mason Hayes & Curran LLP.

Discourse Series
17 September 2021

Culture Night 2021: Shelfmarks

Join us for a special Culture Night episode of Shelfmarks, a podcast series looking at Irish nature writing from our podcaster-in-residence Zoë Comyns.



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