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Bashar Nuseibeh MRIA: Software Engineer

Friday, 1 October 2021

Professor Nuseibeh calls for a radical re-thinking of the discipline of software engineering, suggesting a perspective of ‘software without boundaries’, such that the essence of being human, being social and being...

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Discourse Series speakers announced

Wednesday, 22 September 2021

The Royal Irish Academy is delighted to announce the speakers for their 2021/22 Discourse Series which will be sponsored by Mason Hayes & Curran LLP.

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Nicholas Canny MRIA: Historian

Tuesday, 21 September 2021

Professor Canny’s most recent book reveals that Irish people have proved ourselves less capable than the populations of most other European countries of reaching an agreed narrative concerning our early modern past.

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Mid Term Review of Strategic Plan: Consultation

Friday, 10 September 2021

Your feedback is being sought on how the Royal Irish Academy is delivering on its current strategic plan, 2019–2023.

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Christine Casey MRIA: Architectural Historian

Monday, 30 August 2021

Professor Casey argues for the role of creative craft skill as a primary agent in architectural production, and for a reframing of craftsmanship as a tangible exemplar for a dangerously cerebral society.

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Meidhbhín Ní Úrdail MRIA: Irish-language scholar

Thursday, 12 August 2021

Dr Ní Úrdail’s research on textual transmission in the Irish language is informed particularly by the work undertaken in the eighteenth and nineteenth century by four generations of the Ó Longáin family of scribes.

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Derek Jackson MRIA: Coastal Geomorphologist

Thursday, 15 July 2021

Professor Jackson’s work as a geomorphologist, examining changes in physical landscapes over time and the processes that drive them, has taken him from Ireland’s coastal dunefields to the Caribbean, and more recently (...

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Ruth Barton MRIA: Film Scholar

Friday, 2 July 2021

Professor Barton believes that we need a stronger critical culture and that in creating such a culture it is the role of academicians to bridge the gap between the university and wider society.

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Michael Cronin MRIA: Linguist

Thursday, 29 April 2021

Professor Cronin suggests that in the case of the Irish language, the need for outdoors thinking is crucial. More broadly, instead of the relentless digitisation of education, what is needed in all areas is to take our...

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Watch back now

Thursday, 22 April 2021

Catch up on our online discourses, webinars, seminars and talks.

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