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14 November 2018

‘“A Woman in an August Sanctuary”: Princess Ekaterina Dashkova, Director of the Russian Academies’

Dr Angela Byrne will give the second lecture in our series accompanying the exhibition 'Prodigies of learning: Academy women in the nineteenth century'

Library, Public Lecture, Exhibition
08 November 2018

Rural Conversation No. 1: Delivering economic development in rural Ireland

This is the first in a series of three rural stakeholder events and it will focus on 'Delivering economic development in rural Ireland'

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee
07 November 2018

Securing Connected Devices: An Arms Race

Watch this discouse by Professor Máire O'Neill, Queen's University Belfast, the eighth in the series sponsored by Mason Hayes & Curran.

Membership, Science Committees, Engineering and Computer Sciences Committee, Discourse Series
07 November 2018

‘Learned societies and the problem of women’

Dr Clare O'Halloran will give the first lecture in our series accompanying the exhibition 'Prodigies of learning: Academy women in the nineteenth century'

Library, Public Lecture, Exhibition
02 November 2018

Shaw's Arias

Celebrating 'Shaw Day' with some of George Bernard Shaw's favourite music 

Publications, Judging Shaw
17 October 2018

Siar Agus Aniar

Turas liteartha le Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks - A literary journey with Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks

Publications, Irish Language, Literature and Celtic Cultures Committee, Study of Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication Committee
16 October 2018

Hamilton Lecture 2018 - On coin tosses, atoms and forest fires

To celebrate William Rowan Hamilton's life and contribution to mathematics, we present the annual Hamilton Lecture given by Professor Martin Hairer (Imperial College London).

Membership, Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Hamilton Day, Public Lecture
12 October 2018

A Future for Digital Records in Local Authority Services

'A Future for Digital Records in Local Authority Services': a day-long symposium on digital records and local authorities in Ireland. 

Digital Repository of Ireland
03 October 2018

From 'machine bread' to artisan loaves: Ireland's other staple in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries

Dublin Festival of History Lunchtime Lecture by Juliana Adelman and Catherine Cleary

Library, Public Lecture
02 October 2018

Behind The Maps: Navigating the Irish Historic Towns Atlas

As part of the Dublin Festival of History, Jennifer Moore of the Irish Historic Towns Atlas, will deliver two workshops examining how the atlas is a platform for multiple types of urban historic research.

Irish Historic Towns Atlas


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