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Archaeology Grants schemes open

Friday, 6 September 2019

Archaeology Research Excavation Grants,  Directed Archaeological Research for World Heritage Sites,  Archaeology Radiocarbon Dates Scheme now open for applications

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Standing Committee Archaeology, Grants and Awards, Archaeology Research Excavation Grant

Launch of Rural Conversations report

Monday, 2 September 2019

Mr Michael Ring T.D., Minister for Rural and Community Development, launched the Rural Conversations report at 11.30 a.m. on Wednesday, 4 September 2019 at the Royal Irish Academy.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee

Archaeology Research Grants 2019

Thursday, 30 May 2019

The Royal Irish Academy is delighted to announce the awarding of six Archaeology Research grants, under this annual scheme which is run in partnership with the National Monuments Service.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Standing Committee Archaeology, Grants and Awards

Scoláireachtaí Foilsitheoireachta Acadamh Ríoga na hÉireann

Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Tá dhá scoláireacht le bronnadh faoi scéim nua a ceapadh d’fhonn tacaíocht a thabhairt d’fhoilsitheoireacht acadúil na Gaeilge.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Coiste Léann na Gaeilge, Litríocht na Gaeilge agus na gCultúr Ceilteach

Social media and democracy: How do we balance rights and responsibilities?

Wednesday, 8 May 2019

If you missed our recent panel discussion exploring the challenges and opportunities that social media opens in our society you can listen to it now.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee

Rural Conversation Report and Podcast No. 3: 'Building vibrant and sustainable communities in rural Ireland'

Wednesday, 17 April 2019

The final in the series of three Rural Conversations was held on Thursday, 4 April 2019 and hosted in Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT). The report and podcast from this event are now available.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee

'Dáil Éireann: the first 100 years, 1919–2019'

Wednesday, 27 March 2019

This one-day conference held on 11 December 2018 produced in partnership with the Houses of the Oireachtas to mark the 100th anniversary of Dáil Éireann is is now available to watch online.

Decade of Centenaries, Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee

Rural Conversation Report and Podcast No. 2: 'Enhancing social cohesion among communities in rural Ireland'

Wednesday, 6 March 2019

Rural Conversation No. 2: ‘Enhancing social cohesion among communities in rural Ireland’, the second in the series was held on 28 February 2019 in Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT). The report ...

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee, Public Engagement

Women Writing Ireland

Friday, 22 February 2019

Listen to a panel discussion with four Irish women writers to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the birth of Maria Edgeworth (1768–1849).  

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Study of Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication Committee

'One hundred years of Irish foreign policy: looking back, looking forwards'

Thursday, 20 December 2018

Call for Papers for the 2019 International Affairs Conference - deadline: Tuesday, 19 March 2019 at 5.00 p.m.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Standing Committee for International Affairs

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