Events

Events: Date from: 01-01-2010
16
Jun
Symposium: Easter Rising and Cultures of Anti-Imperialism
Who:Various
Venue:Central Lecture Block 5, UNSW (Map Ref E19)
When:16 Jun 2016, 9am - 6pm

Academic symposium on ‘The Easter Rising and Cultures of Anti-Imperialism’ featuring a range of international experts. All Welcome

15
Jun
Reflections on the Easter Rising 1916 Documentary and Discussion
Who:Various
Venue:Ritchie Theatre, John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW
When:15 Jun 2016, 5pm - 8:30pm

Screening and Discussion of “1916: The Irish Rebellion”

17
Oct
Launch of the Irish-Anzacs Database
Who:Dr Jeff Kildea, Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Global Irish Studies Centre, UNSW and 2014 Keith Cameron Chair in Australian History, University College Dublin
Venue:Theatre 4, Central Lecture Block, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:17 Oct 2014, 6:45pm - 8:30pm

The Global Irish Studies Centre Launches the Irish-Anzacs Database, the result of a research project made possible through funding awarded under the Irish government's Emigrant Support Programme.

10
Sep
Dr Mary McAleese in Conversation with Professor Ronan McDonald
Who:Mary McAleese, former President of Ireland
Venue:Leighton Hall, John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW Sydney
When:10 Sep 2014, 6pm - 8:30pm

Professor Rónán McDonald speaks to Dr Mary McAleese, former president of Ireland, about her career, relationship to Ireland, her Presidency and on her activities since she left office.

22
May
Sydney Writers' Festival at UNSW: Eimear McBride in conversation with Ronan McDonald
Who:Eimear McBride and Professor Ronan McDonald
Venue:Io Myers Studio, UNSW, High Street, University of New South Wales, Kensington
When:22 May 2014, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Rising Irish novelist Eimear McBride in conversation with Ronan McDonald discussing her debut novel, A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing, winner of the 2014 Goldsmiths Prize for mould-breaking creative writing, and most recently nominated for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction.

28
Apr
Global Irish Studies Talk - Tom Arnold, CANCELLED
Who:Global Irish Studies Centre
Venue:Central Lecture Block (CLB) Theatre 5, UNSW Kensington
When:28 Apr 2014, 6pm - 8:15pm
15
Apr
Arson in Ireland: Fire and Protest in the Nineteenth Century
Who:Dr Gemma Clark, Global Irish Studies, UNSW Australia
Venue:Morven Brown 310 (map ref C20)
When:15 Apr 2014, 12:30pm - 1:45pm

History Seminar Series

4
Dec
2013 - Patrick O'Farrell Memorial Lecture
Who:Professor Joanna Bourke, Professor of History in the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology at Birkbeck College, The University of London
Venue:Ritchie Theatre, John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:4 Dec 2013, 6pm - 8pm

A "Diabolical Crime": Sexual Violence in Irish History

This lecture explores understandings of sexual violence in Ireland, 1830–1921. In particular, it examines the common belief at the time that accusations of rape in Ireland served political and economic ends.

4
Dec
Humanities Research Workshop with Professor Joanna Bourke
Who:Professor Joanna Bourke, Professor of History in the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology at Birkbeck College, The University of London
Venue:Room 310, Morven Brown Building, Kensington Campus, UNSW Sydney
When:4 Dec 2013, 9:30am - 12pm

Professor Joanna Bourke leads a Humanities Research Workshop with Professor Sean Brawley and Dr Gemma Clark.

Open to researchers and especially research students.

4
Dec
20th Australasian Conference for Irish Studies (ISAANZ)
Who:Conference
Venue:UNSW Kensington Campus | Sydney | NSW | Australia
When:4 Dec 2013, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
5 Dec 2013, 8:30am - 7:30pm
6 Dec 2013, 8:30am - 7:30pm
7 Dec 2013, 8:30am - 11pm

The Global Irish Studies Centre at UNSW with the Irish Studies Association of Australia & New Zealand, will be hosting the 20th Australasian Conference for Irish Studies in Sydney 4-7th December 2013.

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