Our Community

Irish Studies at UNSW strongly believes in forging meaningful connections between academic Irish studies and the wider community, Irish-Australian and beyond.

We have strong links with industry, government and community groups including:

Public events

Mary McAleese in conversation with Ronan McDonaldWe host a range of public events to which the community is warmly invited to attend, including:

  • lectures
  • seminars
  • debates
  • book launches and symposia

Global Irish Studies Talks

Our Global Irish Studies Talks have become a staple among the Sydney Irish community and have provided a forum for leading Irish Studies scholars from around the world to lecture on diverse topics from Irish contribution to the Australian legal profession to the current economic crisis in Ireland.

Global Irish Research Network

Our Global Irish Research Network is an academic series which complements the community-focused Global Irish Studies Talks. It brings together academics and writers with an interest in Irish topics for seminars, workshops, discussion and collaboration.

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