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The Royal Irish Academy/Acadamh Ríoga na hEireann is an all-Ireland, independent, academic body that promotes study and excellence in the sciences, humanities and social sciences. It is the principal learned society in Ireland and has over 420 members who are elected in recognition of their academic achievements.The Royal Irish Academy, the academy for the sciences and humanities for the whole of Ireland will vigorously promote excellence in scholarship, recognise achievements in learning, direct research programmes and undertake its own research projects, particularly in areas relating to Ireland and its heritage.

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Rural Conversations Report Launch

Mr Michael Ring T.D., Minister for Rural and Community Development, launched the Rural Conversations report on Wednesday, 4 September 2019 at the Royal Irish Academy. Rural Conversations was a series of three rural stakeholder consultative events produced by the RIA’s Social Sciences Committee in association with the Department of Rural and Community Development. Stakeholders’ feedback on economic development, social cohesion and sustainable communities in rural Ireland was recorded at each of the events. The findings from that feedback and suggestions for future rural policy by a broad range of rural stakeholders are presented in this report. NUI Galway, Dundalk Institute of Technology and Waterford Institute of Technology hosted the series in their institutions, as cluster centres to accommodate a wide representation of stakeholders drawn from around the country. Read more about the series and listen back to the individual events on our website: https://www.ria.ie/rural-conversations

38 MIN2 weeks ago
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Rural Conversations Report Launch

Count Paul Strzelecki and the Great Famine

A Library Lunchtime Lecture, Wednesday 12 June 2019, exploring the life of Count Strzelecki, a Polish humanitarian who saved over 200,000 children during the Great Irish Famine. Lecture by Professor Peter Gray, Queens University Belfast, and Assoc. Professor Emily Mark-FitzGerald, University College Dublin, curators of the current exhibition 'A Forgotten Polish Hero of the Great Irish Famine: Paul Strzelecki’s Struggle to Save Thousands'.

47 MINJUN 18
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Count Paul Strzelecki and the Great Famine

Nicola Sturgeon in Conversation with Dearbhail McDonald

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon participated in a wide-ranging discussion with journalist Dearbhail McDonald including a short Q&A session to close in the Royal Irish Academy on 27 May 2019. Nicola Sturgeon Biography Born in Irvine in 1970 and educated at Greenwood Academy, she studied law at the University of Glasgow where she graduated with LLB (Hons) and Diploma in legal practice. Before entering the Scottish Parliament as a regional MSP for Glasgow in 1999 she worked as a solicitor in the Drumchapel Law and Money Advice Centre in Glasgow. She is currently MSP for Glasgow Southside having been, before boundary changes, MSP for Govan between 2007 and 2011. In government she served as Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing between May 2007 and September 2012 and then Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities with responsibility for government strategy and the constitution until November 2014. Throughout this period she also served as Deputy First Minister of Scotland. She became leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) on November 14, 2014 and was sworn in as First Minister on November 20, 2014. She lives in Glasgow with her husband Peter Murrell.

52 MINMAY 27
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Nicola Sturgeon in Conversation with Dearbhail McDonald

Social Media And Democracy How Do We Balance Rights And Responsibilities

This panel discussion took place on 1 May 2019 at the Royal Irish Academy. Panellists explored the challenges and opportunities that digital and social media opens in our society and the growing case, across Europe, for online content regulation and controls. Panelists discussed questions such as; How do we balance the civil freedom of expression that online provides while protecting the common good? What is the balance of responsibilities of the Internet global companies behind social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook and how well is Ireland facing up to these challenges? The group of panelists brought together academics and practitioners who will contribute their expertise, insight and academic research to the discussion. Dr Maria Helen Murphy, Lecturer in Law at Maynooth University. Professor Brian O'Neill, Director of Research and Dean of the Graduate Research School at TU Dublin, City Campus. Gavin Sheridan is CEO and co-founder of Vizlegal—a global API and intelligence tool for law. He is the former Director of Innovation at Storyful. Professor Eugenia Siapera is Professor of Information and Communication Studies and Head of the School of Information and Communication Studies, UCD. The panel discussion was facilitated by Helen Shaw, CEO Athena Media and member of the RIA's Social Sciences Committee

75 MINMAY 8
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Social Media And Democracy How Do We Balance Rights And Responsibilities

4. Ties that endure - the lives and correspondence of three C18th sisters

A lunchtime lecture series celebrating sisterhood and specifically the lives and achievements of five families of sisters who made their mark on Irish life. 10 April 'Ties that endure – the lives and correspondence of three eighteenth-century sisters – Katherine Conolly, Jane Bonnell and Mary Jones’ by Dr Gabrielle M. Ashford, Independent Scholar

44 MINAPR 24
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4. Ties that endure - the lives and correspondence of three C18th sisters

‘“Who will ever say again that poetry does not pay?”: the Yeats sisters and the Cuala Press’

A lunchtime lecture series celebrating sisterhood and specifically the lives and achievements of five families of sisters who made their mark on Irish life. 3 April ‘“Who will ever say again that poetry does not pay?”: the Yeats sisters and the Cuala Press’ by Dr Lucy Collins, School of English, Drama & Film, UCD

55 MINAPR 24
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‘“Who will ever say again that poetry does not pay?”: the Yeats sisters and the Cuala Press’

The Shackleton sisters: Irish Quaker women c. 1750-1850

A lunchtime lecture series celebrating sisterhood and specifically the lives and achievements of five families of sisters who made their mark on Irish life. 17 April ‘The Shackleton sisters: Irish Quaker women c. 1750-1850’ by Dr Mary O'Dowd, MRIA, Queen's University of Belfast

47 MINAPR 24
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The Shackleton sisters: Irish Quaker women c. 1750-1850

‘“A precious boon” in difficult times - Hanna Sheehy Skeffington and her sisters’

A lunchtime lecture series celebrating sisterhood and specifically the lives and achievements of five families of sisters who made their mark on Irish life. 27 March ‘“A precious boon” in difficult times - Hanna Sheehy Skeffington and her sisters’ by Dr Margaret Ward, School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics, QUB

40 MINAPR 24
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‘“A precious boon” in difficult times - Hanna Sheehy Skeffington and her sisters’

‘“Two girls in silk kimonos”: the Gore-Booth sisters, childhood and political development’

A lunchtime lecture series celebrating sisterhood and specifically the lives and achievements of five families of sisters who made their mark on Irish life. 13 March ‘“Two girls in silk kimonos”: the Gore-Booth sisters, childhood and political development’ by Dr Sonja Tiernan, Department of History and Politics, Liverpool Hope University

34 MINAPR 24
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‘“Two girls in silk kimonos”: the Gore-Booth sisters, childhood and political development’

'Democracy, Truth and Trust in Europe'

This Academy Discourse by Professor Michele Nicoletti, Professor of Political Philosophy at the University of Trento, Italy and Former President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.is part of a discourse series sponsored by Mason Hayes & Curran. Friday, March 29, 2019 - 18:00, Academy House. About the speaker Michele Nicoletti is Professor of Political Philosophy at the University of Trento. He has authored books on Kierkegaard’s philosophy of subjectivity (1983), Carl Schmitt’s political theology (1990), Politics and the Evil (2000) and edited critical editions and translations of XIX and XX century philosophers like Rosmini, Stein, Guardini, Boeckenfoerde. His research interests focus on the intertwining between ethics, anthropology and political theory. Visiting fellow at several international universities (i.a. Freiburg i.B.. KU Leuven, Notre Dame, IN, USA), he has been the scientific coordinator of national and international research projects and is the chi...

52 MINAPR 11
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'Democracy, Truth and Trust in Europe'

Latest Episodes

Rural Conversations Report Launch

Mr Michael Ring T.D., Minister for Rural and Community Development, launched the Rural Conversations report on Wednesday, 4 September 2019 at the Royal Irish Academy. Rural Conversations was a series of three rural stakeholder consultative events produced by the RIA’s Social Sciences Committee in association with the Department of Rural and Community Development. Stakeholders’ feedback on economic development, social cohesion and sustainable communities in rural Ireland was recorded at each of the events. The findings from that feedback and suggestions for future rural policy by a broad range of rural stakeholders are presented in this report. NUI Galway, Dundalk Institute of Technology and Waterford Institute of Technology hosted the series in their institutions, as cluster centres to accommodate a wide representation of stakeholders drawn from around the country. Read more about the series and listen back to the individual events on our website: https://www.ria.ie/rural-conversations

38 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
Rural Conversations Report Launch

Count Paul Strzelecki and the Great Famine

A Library Lunchtime Lecture, Wednesday 12 June 2019, exploring the life of Count Strzelecki, a Polish humanitarian who saved over 200,000 children during the Great Irish Famine. Lecture by Professor Peter Gray, Queens University Belfast, and Assoc. Professor Emily Mark-FitzGerald, University College Dublin, curators of the current exhibition 'A Forgotten Polish Hero of the Great Irish Famine: Paul Strzelecki’s Struggle to Save Thousands'.

47 MINJUN 18
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Count Paul Strzelecki and the Great Famine

Nicola Sturgeon in Conversation with Dearbhail McDonald

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon participated in a wide-ranging discussion with journalist Dearbhail McDonald including a short Q&A session to close in the Royal Irish Academy on 27 May 2019. Nicola Sturgeon Biography Born in Irvine in 1970 and educated at Greenwood Academy, she studied law at the University of Glasgow where she graduated with LLB (Hons) and Diploma in legal practice. Before entering the Scottish Parliament as a regional MSP for Glasgow in 1999 she worked as a solicitor in the Drumchapel Law and Money Advice Centre in Glasgow. She is currently MSP for Glasgow Southside having been, before boundary changes, MSP for Govan between 2007 and 2011. In government she served as Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing between May 2007 and September 2012 and then Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities with responsibility for government strategy and the constitution until November 2014. Throughout this period she also served as Deputy First Minister of Scotland. She became leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) on November 14, 2014 and was sworn in as First Minister on November 20, 2014. She lives in Glasgow with her husband Peter Murrell.

52 MINMAY 27
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Nicola Sturgeon in Conversation with Dearbhail McDonald

Social Media And Democracy How Do We Balance Rights And Responsibilities

This panel discussion took place on 1 May 2019 at the Royal Irish Academy. Panellists explored the challenges and opportunities that digital and social media opens in our society and the growing case, across Europe, for online content regulation and controls. Panelists discussed questions such as; How do we balance the civil freedom of expression that online provides while protecting the common good? What is the balance of responsibilities of the Internet global companies behind social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook and how well is Ireland facing up to these challenges? The group of panelists brought together academics and practitioners who will contribute their expertise, insight and academic research to the discussion. Dr Maria Helen Murphy, Lecturer in Law at Maynooth University. Professor Brian O'Neill, Director of Research and Dean of the Graduate Research School at TU Dublin, City Campus. Gavin Sheridan is CEO and co-founder of Vizlegal—a global API and intelligence tool for law. He is the former Director of Innovation at Storyful. Professor Eugenia Siapera is Professor of Information and Communication Studies and Head of the School of Information and Communication Studies, UCD. The panel discussion was facilitated by Helen Shaw, CEO Athena Media and member of the RIA's Social Sciences Committee

75 MINMAY 8
Comments
Social Media And Democracy How Do We Balance Rights And Responsibilities

4. Ties that endure - the lives and correspondence of three C18th sisters

A lunchtime lecture series celebrating sisterhood and specifically the lives and achievements of five families of sisters who made their mark on Irish life. 10 April 'Ties that endure – the lives and correspondence of three eighteenth-century sisters – Katherine Conolly, Jane Bonnell and Mary Jones’ by Dr Gabrielle M. Ashford, Independent Scholar

44 MINAPR 24
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4. Ties that endure - the lives and correspondence of three C18th sisters

‘“Who will ever say again that poetry does not pay?”: the Yeats sisters and the Cuala Press’

A lunchtime lecture series celebrating sisterhood and specifically the lives and achievements of five families of sisters who made their mark on Irish life. 3 April ‘“Who will ever say again that poetry does not pay?”: the Yeats sisters and the Cuala Press’ by Dr Lucy Collins, School of English, Drama & Film, UCD

55 MINAPR 24
Comments
‘“Who will ever say again that poetry does not pay?”: the Yeats sisters and the Cuala Press’

The Shackleton sisters: Irish Quaker women c. 1750-1850

A lunchtime lecture series celebrating sisterhood and specifically the lives and achievements of five families of sisters who made their mark on Irish life. 17 April ‘The Shackleton sisters: Irish Quaker women c. 1750-1850’ by Dr Mary O'Dowd, MRIA, Queen's University of Belfast

47 MINAPR 24
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The Shackleton sisters: Irish Quaker women c. 1750-1850

‘“A precious boon” in difficult times - Hanna Sheehy Skeffington and her sisters’

A lunchtime lecture series celebrating sisterhood and specifically the lives and achievements of five families of sisters who made their mark on Irish life. 27 March ‘“A precious boon” in difficult times - Hanna Sheehy Skeffington and her sisters’ by Dr Margaret Ward, School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics, QUB

40 MINAPR 24
Comments
‘“A precious boon” in difficult times - Hanna Sheehy Skeffington and her sisters’

‘“Two girls in silk kimonos”: the Gore-Booth sisters, childhood and political development’

A lunchtime lecture series celebrating sisterhood and specifically the lives and achievements of five families of sisters who made their mark on Irish life. 13 March ‘“Two girls in silk kimonos”: the Gore-Booth sisters, childhood and political development’ by Dr Sonja Tiernan, Department of History and Politics, Liverpool Hope University

34 MINAPR 24
Comments
‘“Two girls in silk kimonos”: the Gore-Booth sisters, childhood and political development’

'Democracy, Truth and Trust in Europe'

This Academy Discourse by Professor Michele Nicoletti, Professor of Political Philosophy at the University of Trento, Italy and Former President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.is part of a discourse series sponsored by Mason Hayes & Curran. Friday, March 29, 2019 - 18:00, Academy House. About the speaker Michele Nicoletti is Professor of Political Philosophy at the University of Trento. He has authored books on Kierkegaard’s philosophy of subjectivity (1983), Carl Schmitt’s political theology (1990), Politics and the Evil (2000) and edited critical editions and translations of XIX and XX century philosophers like Rosmini, Stein, Guardini, Boeckenfoerde. His research interests focus on the intertwining between ethics, anthropology and political theory. Visiting fellow at several international universities (i.a. Freiburg i.B.. KU Leuven, Notre Dame, IN, USA), he has been the scientific coordinator of national and international research projects and is the chi...

52 MINAPR 11
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'Democracy, Truth and Trust in Europe'