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Call for Papers for the 2019 International Affairs Conference - deadline: Tuesday, 19 March 2019 at 5.00 p.m.
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.
Expert Statement: The Social Sciences and the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Disciplines in IrelandThursday, 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.
In this podcast Michael MacDonagh talks of the opportunities and challenges of preserving Ireland’s past and managing our archaeological heritage.
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 collect and safeguard our digital...
Heritage Podcast: Northern Ireland, Heritage And Memory Dealing With The Troubling Remnants Of Conflict In A Volatile StateMonday, 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...
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.
Heritage Podcast: Is contemporary collecting a risky business? Current practice and future questions at the National Museum of IrelandMonday, 22 October 2018
Lynn Scarff discusses...A crucial element of the museum is the human connection it offers. For both visitors and researchers, the museum has potentially a very different interaction with our history.
Charles Duggan discusses...From splendid Georgian beginnings to squalid tenement dwellings, the 14 Henrietta Street museum seeks to interpret and exhibit Dublin’s rich and chequered social history through the stories...
Heritage Podcast: In time of inquisition: preserving and using the archives of the Irish Catholic ChurchTuesday, 16 October 2018
John McCafferty, UCD discusses the importance of the archives of Catholic religious congregations and dioceses for writing the history of Ireland.