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'Housing and home, global and local: where are we now?’

Tuesday, 19 November 2019

We regret to announce that this event, which had been scheduled for Thursday 21 November 2019 at 3.00 p.m., has been cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control.  We apologise most sincerely for the...

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

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

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

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

10 years on, was austerity worth it? Debating Austerity, the RIA’s volume on the crisis and recovery, is now free to download

Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Free from the RIA to mark ten years since the bank guarantee: our definitive volume on the crisis and recovery

Publications, Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee

Serve on the Standing Committee for International Affairs

Thursday, 13 September 2018

The Royal Irish Academy is issuing an open call seeking expressions of interest to serve on the Standing Committee for International Affairs (SCIA), for its new four year term commencing January 2019. 

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee, Standing Committee for International Affairs

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