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Trump Project

Trump Project

Mission Statement :- The rise of Donald Trump to the White House in 2016 is symptomatic of dynamics that both predated his election and will outlast his presidency. This project aims at studying such dynamics: how they led to Trump’s election and what we could expect during and after his […]

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Trump’s America  5-6 May 2017

Trump’s America 5-6 May 2017

This conference will examine the political and cultural significance of Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States, and consider the first 100 days of his administration. Videos from the conference available here   Provisional Programme Friday 5th May 2017 9.00     Registration 9.30     Plenary 1 Liam Kennedy (University College […]

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Gary Younge speaks at the Royal Irish Academy

Gary Younge speaks at the Royal Irish Academy

It’s easy for liberals to oppose US President Donald Trump but understanding the “forces that produced him and the appeal that propelled him” is a more difficult task, said Gary Younge, editor-at-large and former US correspondent at The Guardian. See full article here.

Gary Younge (The Guardian)

Gary Younge (The Guardian)

Monday 27th February ‘Race to the Bottom: What Donald Trump’s victory tells us about racism and xenophobia in American politics’ 6pm, Royal Irish Academy, Dawson Street. Places are limited, contact: Catherine.Carey@ucd.ie Another Day in the Death of America ‘”This is Gary Younge’s masterwork… Brilliantly reported, quietly indignant and utterly gripping. […]

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Trump’s America

5-6 May 2017 A conference on this topic will examine the political and cultural significance of Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States, and consider the first 100 days of his administration. Information on the call for papers is available here (LINK NEW PAGE) In addition a number […]

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War and American Identity

This project was led by Dr. David Ryan (UCC, History Department) and following a conference hosted by the Clinton Institute War and American Identity (link) resulted in the edited book America and Iraq by David Ryan and Patrick Kiley

Photography and International Conflict

Funded by the Irish Research Council Principal Investigator: – Professor Liam Kennedy Researcher – Dr. Caitlin Patrick Full details on this project are available on the website http://www.photoconflict.com/ Published books from this research: – The Violence of the Image, eds. Liam Kennedy and Caitlin Patrick Afterimages, Liam Kennedy