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History of Emotions Podcast Series No. 5: 'From grief to wonder: exploring emotions in Irish History'

Friday, 16 April 2021

This podcast examines the intersection between emotions, space and place in the context of Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin: 'Grief and Glasnevin', Georgina Laragy.

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History of Emotions Podcast Series No. 4: 'From grief to wonder: exploring emotions in Irish History'

Friday, 9 April 2021

This podcast explores revolutionary solidarity among Irish and other international radicals as a feeling of belonging:  'Belonging: feeling solidarity in the interwar world', Dr Maurice Casey

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History of Emotions Podcast Series. No. 3 'From grief to wonder: exploring emotions in Irish History'

Thursday, 1 April 2021

The third of six podcasts works on questions of protest, public order and critical legal theory: 'Anger and public space', Dr Illan Wall

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History of Emotions Podcast Series. No. 2 'From grief to wonder: exploring emotions in Irish History'

Friday, 26 March 2021

The second of six podcasts deals with the emotion of detachment. 'Detachment: 'The Bellfield Plantation', Finola O'Kane Crimmins MRIA.  

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Launch of History of Emotions Podcast Series 'From grief to wonder: exploring emotions in Irish History'

Friday, 19 March 2021

To mark the UN's International Day of Happiness on 20 March 2021, the Historical Studies Committee is launching its podcast series on 'From grief to wonder: exploring emotions in Irish History'. #RIAemostorians

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'Church of Ireland: Disestablishment and beyond'

Thursday, 5 March 2020

If you missed our sell out conference on the 27 February 2020 commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Disestablishment of the Church of Ireland you can listen to it now.

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Heritage Podcast: Placing Value on our Past - Managing Ireland’s Archaeology: Michael MacDonagh

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

In this podcast Michael MacDonagh talks of the opportunities and challenges of preserving Ireland’s past and managing our archaeological heritage.

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Heritage Podcast: Digital Cultural Heritage – Dr Natalie Harrower

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Dr Natalie Harrower is the Director of the Digital Repository of Ireland. In this podcast she talks about the challenges of preserving heritage that is ‘born digital’ and how best to...

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Heritage Podcast: Northern Ireland, Heritage And Memory Dealing With The Troubling Remnants Of Conflict In A Volatile State

Monday, 5 November 2018

In this podcast, Laura McAtackney aims to re-focus our attention away from the personal narratives of oral testimonies as well as the documents of government archives in terms of how we understand the Northern Ireland...

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Heritage Podcast: The Accidental Oral Historian

Monday, 5 November 2018

In this podcast, Katherine O'Donnell, director of an Irish Research Council project on recording the archival and oral history of the Irish Magdalenes, reveals how she came to undertake the project.

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