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

Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Rural Conversation No. 3: 'Building vibrant and sustainable communities in rural Ireland’, the final in the series of three Rural Conversations was held on Thursday, 4 April 2019 and hosted in Waterford Institute of...

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

Rural Conversation Podcast and Report No. 1: 'Delivering economic development in rural Ireland'

Monday, 17 December 2018

The first event in the Rural Conversations Series was held in NUIG on 8 November. The report and podcast from the event are now available.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee

Expert Statement: The Social Sciences and the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Disciplines in Ireland

Thursday, 13 December 2018

This Expert Statement outlines the relationship between the STEM disciplines and the social sciences in Ireland through an analysis of the sites of collaboration, opportunities and challenges, and policy initiatives....

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee

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.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Historical Studies Committee, Heritage Podcast

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