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10 May 2023

Discourse Series: 'There’s so much to know': Post-pandemic reflections on the human thirst for knowledge and its value and utility

The next public lecture in the RIA's Discourse Series will be delivered by Philip Nolan MRIA, Director-General of Science Foundation Ireland

Discourse Series
08 May 2023

Exhibition: Window on the Irish soul – 100 years of Irish stamps

A new exhibition at the Royal Irish Academy Library in collaboration with An Post Museum & Archive celebrating 100 years of Irish stamps

02 May 2023

Human (in)security in an unsettled world

The Academy's annual International Affairs Conference, kindly supported by the Department of Foreign Affairs.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Standing Committee for International Affairs
27 April 2023

The Leabhar Breac Conference

A two-day conference exploring the historical, ecclesiastical, literary and illustrative aspects of An Leabhar Breac

25 April 2023

Learning from national open access platforms

Publish OA, co-led by the Royal Irish Academy and Trinity College Dublin, is pleased to announce a webinar that will focus on the founding and evolution of national open access (OA) platforms.

Publications, Public Lecture
20 April 2023

A conversation with Michel Déon Prize winner, François Cérésa

Mary Gallagher MRIA in conversation with the 2021 winner of the Michel Deón Prize, François Cérésa.

Grants and Awards, Public Lecture
30 March 2023

Contemporary Irish Art | Then & Now

The Wilton Gallery invites you to a talk with Catherine Marshall and Yvonne Scott

30 March 2023

Discourse Series: Why are there so few women political leaders?

Academy Discourse exploring female leadership in politics.

Discourse Series, Public Lecture
23 March 2023

"Why do we need public trust in times of crisis?"

Joint RIA/SAPEA event: A free panel discussion as part of a conference  organised by the Horizon 2020 project PERITIA, 'Rethinking Policy, Expertise and Trust'  that will look at the issue of trust and between citizens...

Policy and International Relations
14 March 2023

Library lunchtime lecture: Vivid Voices: Tomás Ó Máille and Sound Recording in the Modern Irish State

Dr Deirdre Ní Chonghaile, New York University will speak of Prof. Ó Máille’s contribution to Ireland's audio heritage.



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