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15 February 2021

Vaccine Acceptance: Ireland, Europe and Beyond

Session 7 of the Perspectives and Pathways in a Time of Crisis: RIA Online Conversation series. 

Policy and International Relations
11 February 2021

'How should a liberal democracy react to conscientious objection claims?'

Four panel sessions of an informed debate on conscientious objection from legal, philosophical, theological and religious perspectives, and finally a discussion on how legislators and governments in liberal democracies...

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Ethical, Political, Legal and Philosophical Studies Committee
10 February 2021

Research for Public Policy: Developing the Architecture for Dialogue

The second in a series of seminars by the Royal Irish Academy and Irish Research Council seminar series concerning 'Research for Public Policy'. 

Policy and International Relations, Research for Public Policy
27 January 2021

Research for Public Policy: Opportunities for Ireland

First in a series of seminars exploring why evidence-based policy matters and how to harness the diverse expertise of Ireland’s researchers.

Policy and International Relations, Research for Public Policy
15 January 2021

'Change Minds’ Archives, Art and Mental Health

Join us for a discussion exploring the impact, legacy and transformative potential of the UK 'Change Minds' project.

14 January 2021

Conversation 6: Covid 19 and the new year's challenges: vaccines, variants and critical care

Session 6 of the Perspectives and Pathways in a Time of Crisis: RIA Online Conversation series.

Policy and International Relations
11 January 2021

Academy Discourse: Northern Ireland after Brexit

Fintan O'Toole, MRIA and William Crawley, MRIA will discuss the future of Northern Ireland in this conversation style Discourse.

Discourse Series, ARINS - Analysis and Research: Ireland North and South
17 December 2020

DRI and the Europeana Common Culture Project: Sharing Irish Digital Data in a European Context

Do you want to reach wider audiences with your digital cultural heritage data? 

Digital Repository of Ireland
03 December 2020

IHTA, no. 30, Dungarvan/Dún Garbhán lecture and interview

To celebrate the release of Irish Historic Towns Atlas, no. 30, Dungarvan/Dún Garbhán by John Martin, a lecture and interview will take place online.  

Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Public Lecture
03 December 2020

Catching the Worm with William C. Campbell

Join us for a captivating conversation with RIA author and Nobel laureate William C. Campbell, as part of Dublin Book Festival.

Publications, Public Lecture


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