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28 January 2020

Election 2020 - Future of Irish Higher Education & Research Debate

The Royal Irish Academy, with USI, IUA and THEA, invites you to an election debate on the Future Funding of Higher Education and Research in Ireland.

22 January 2020

Discovering Thomas Moore: Ireland in nineteenth-century Europe

Find out more about Moore! An exhibition at the Royal Irish Academy Library, in collaboration with Queen’s University Belfast. 

Library, Exhibition
13 January 2020

The Books of Knockninny: manuscripts, culture and society in 18th-century Fermanagh

An exhibition to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the compilation of the 'Book of Knockninny' and related manuscripts commissioned by Brian Mág Uidhir of Knockninny, County Fermanagh, in the early eighteenth...

Library, Exhibition
08 January 2020

Brendan O’Leary Hon. MRIA Conversation Event

Brendan O’Leary Hon. MRIA will be in conversation with Ben Lowry, Deputy Editor, News Letter about his latest three volume book A Treatise on Northern Ireland.

Public Lecture
05 December 2019

DPASSH 2019: Practical Approaches to Open Research in Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

DPASSH 2019, the biennial ‘Digital Preservation for the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities’ conference will this year be a collaboration between the Digital Repository of Ireland and Queen’s University, Belfast.

Digital Repository of Ireland
28 November 2019

The Anatomy of Memory

Neuroscientist Eleanor Maguire will discuss memory failure as part of her Discourse.

Discourse Series, Public Lecture
27 November 2019

Transitioning to Open Science: How can the research community prepare?

This event will look at how funders and HEIs in Ireland and Europe are preparing for the transition to Open Science.

Policy and International Relations
21 November 2019

‘Housing and home, global and local: where are we now?’

This event has been cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control. Our sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused. Ticket purchases shall be refunded.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee
21 November 2019

Engaging with Europeana for Cultural Heritage Professionals and Researchers

An introductory event on Europeana bringing together speakers with a variety of expertise to discuss the benefits of both contributing data to Europeana and using Europeana as a researcher.

Digital Repository of Ireland
20 November 2019

The politicization of the harp through Moore's Irish melodies

Professor Úna Hunt will give the fifth and final lecture in our series on 'Discovering Thomas Moore'. Listen back.

Library, Public Lecture, Exhibition


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