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Watch Our Great National Temple of Art and Industry conference

Friday, 9 February 2024

An initiative of the Royal Irish Academy’s Historical Studies Committee, consisting of a collaborative exhibition, plenary session and conference in collaboration with the RDS, and the National Gallery of Ireland across...

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Historical Studies Committee

Celebrating the 1853 Great Industrial Exhibition of Dublin

Tuesday, 21 November 2023

A collaborative exhibition, plenary session and conference of the Royal Irish Academy, the RDS, and the National Gallery of Ireland taking place across the month of November 2023

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Historical Studies Committee

Watch: The Centenary of the Anglo Irish Debates

Friday, 17 December 2021

If you missed the recent conference on the Centenary of the Anglo Irish Debates, you can watch it now online.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Historical Studies Committee

History of Emotions Podcast Series. No. 6: 'From grief to wonder: exploring emotions in Irish History'

Friday, 23 April 2021

This podcast 'Wonder: digital space' by Ciarán Wallace takes a surprisingly positive look at a cultural tragedy - the destruction of the Public Record Office of Ireland at the outbreak of the Irish Civil War.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Historical Studies Committee

History of Emotions Podcast Series No. 5: 'From grief to wonder: exploring emotions in Irish History'

Friday, 16 April 2021

This podcast examines the intersection between emotions, space and place in the context of Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin: 'Grief and Glasnevin', Georgina Laragy.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Historical Studies Committee

History of Emotions Podcast Series No. 4: 'From grief to wonder: exploring emotions in Irish History'

Friday, 9 April 2021

This podcast explores revolutionary solidarity among Irish and other international radicals as a feeling of belonging:  'Belonging: feeling solidarity in the interwar world', Dr Maurice Casey

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Historical Studies Committee

History of Emotions Podcast Series. No. 3 'From grief to wonder: exploring emotions in Irish History'

Thursday, 1 April 2021

The third of six podcasts works on questions of protest, public order and critical legal theory: 'Anger and public space', Dr Illan Wall

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Historical Studies Committee

History of Emotions Podcast Series. No. 2 'From grief to wonder: exploring emotions in Irish History'

Friday, 26 March 2021

The second of six podcasts deals with the emotion of detachment. 'Detachment: 'The Bellfield Plantation', Finola O'Kane Crimmins MRIA.  

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Historical Studies Committee

Launch of History of Emotions Podcast Series 'From grief to wonder: exploring emotions in Irish History'

Friday, 19 March 2021

To mark the UN's International Day of Happiness on 20 March 2021, the Historical Studies Committee is launching its podcast series on 'From grief to wonder: exploring emotions in Irish History'. #RIAemostorians

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Historical Studies Committee

'Church of Ireland: Disestablishment and beyond'

Thursday, 5 March 2020

If you missed our sell out conference on the 27 February 2020 commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Disestablishment of the Church of Ireland you can listen to it now.

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

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