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2020 Academy Gold Medals presented in virtual ceremony

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

Mary E. Daly, MRIA received 2020 Academy Gold Medal in the Humanities and Daniel Bradley, MRIA received 2020 Academy Gold Medal in the Life Sciences in virtual awarding ceremony  

Grants and Awards, Gold Medals

Irish Studies in International Affairs, 2020, Vol. 31

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

Read John Doyle's freely available Editorial in Irish Studies in International Affairs, 2020, Vol. 31

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

An Post Museum and Archive joins DRI

Tuesday, 11 May 2021

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) is delighted to announce that An Post Museum and Archive has joined as our latest member.

Digital Repository of Ireland

New Ireland/Scotland bilateral network grants scheme opening

Friday, 7 May 2021

Ireland–Scotland Bilateral Network Grants strengthening co-operation and learning between excellent researchers, academics and practitioners in Scotland and Ireland.

Grants and Awards

ALLEA President and Vice-Presidents Elected

Thursday, 6 May 2021

European Academies Re-Elect Antonio Loprieno as ALLEA President and Annette Grüters-Kieslich and Luke Drury, MRIA as Vice-Presidents.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Humans and computers to work together to unlock treasures of the past

Thursday, 6 May 2021

Dublin City Libraries and the Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) are part of a pan-European consortium selected for major European Commission funding for their project EnrichEuropeana+.

Digital Repository of Ireland

Watch Academy Discourse 'Celebrity culture up to and in the pandemic'

Thursday, 6 May 2021

Diane Negra, MRIA explores the primacy, ubiquity and ambivalence of celebrity in the pandemic at a time when we are deprived of various modes of communal sociality and connectedness.  

Discourse Series

Grangegorman Histories launches Grangegorman Lives

Wednesday, 5 May 2021

Our new series will explore the lives of people who lived, worked, visited, travelled to and through Grangegorman. 

Dictionary of Irish Biography, Grangegorman Histories, Grangegorman Lives

'International politics in times of risk and uncertainty: the COVID-19 crisis and beyond'

Wednesday, 5 May 2021

If you missed our 2021 International Affairs conference addressing the new challenge to humanity posed by COVID-19 you can watch the keynote address and plenary lecture now.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Standing Committee for International Affairs


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