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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

Deadline extended for Archaeology Research Grants

Friday, 26 March 2021

The RIA, the National Monuments Service and the Historic Environment Division invites applications for Archaeology Research Grants scheme closing on Monday, 5 April 2021.

Standing Committee Archaeology, Grants and Awards

Call for Nominations: International Science Council Governing Board 2021 – 2024

Thursday, 25 March 2021

The three-year term of the current ISC Governing Board concludes at the upcoming 2nd ISC General Assembly in October 2021, and a new Governing Board will be elected at this Assembly.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Launch of the Celtic Academies Alliance

Thursday, 25 March 2021

The National Academies of Scotland, Wales and the island of Ireland join forces to launch the Celtic Academies Alliance. 

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Maynooth University (MU) hiring for new DRI role

Wednesday, 24 March 2021

MU is seeking a Postdoctoral Researcher/Digital Archivist to work as part of the Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) team (24-month contract).  MU is committed to a strategy in which the primary University...

Digital Repository of Ireland

Call for participation: ALLEA project on climate sustainability in the academic system

Wednesday, 24 March 2021

ALLEA welcomes nominations from the natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

First Nowlan Digitisation Grants awarded

Tuesday, 23 March 2021

Kevin B. Nowlan (1921-2013) was a Dublin-born scholar who taught history at University College Dublin, 1948-1986.  He was a founding member of many cultural associations, particularly those focused on architectural...

Grants and Awards

Annual Review 2020

Monday, 22 March 2021

2020 Annual Review of the Royal Irish Academy was approved by Members at the Stated General Meeting on Tuesday 16 March 2021. It can now be viewed online and downloaded.

Membership

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

COVID-19 threatens to lead to a ''lost generation'' of researchers, say international scholar networks

Friday, 19 March 2021

A new communique issued by the InterAcademy Partnership and the Global Young Academy

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

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