Articles by: Admin

Progressivism in America: Past Present and Future

2013-2015 Funded in association with the Roosevelt Institute, New York Discussing the challenges facing the progressive movement in the United States and exploring potential solutions to policy challenges such as health care, climate change, rising inequality and terrorism, as well as the consequences of the emergence of the Tea Party. […]

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How the United States Ends Wars

23- 24 October 2015, Report by Dr. Jack Thompson On 23 and 24 October 2015, the UCD Clinton Institute hosted a conference with the title “How the United States Ends Wars.” Noted experts in the field gave three impressive keynotes speeches: Gideon Rose, editor of Foreign Affairs;Professor Marilyn Young, of New York […]

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Arthur Miller Centenary

Arthur Miller Centenary

To mark the centenary of Arther Miller’s birth, the Institute, the Gate Theatre and the Dublin Theatre Festival presented a weekend of events to pay tribute to the man and his works. The enthusiastic audience was treated to a series of readings, discussions and interviews about Miller, and his writing given by directors, actors, biographers and academics, including Christopher Bigsby who finished the weekend with a wonderful lecture about his time with Miller when writing his biography.

Global Irish Civic Forum

Global Irish Civic Forum

3-4 June 2015 The Department of Foreign Affairs and the UCD Clinton Institute organised the first Global Irish Civic Forum, it brought together representatives of over 140 organisations working with the Irish diaspora globally. Report available here: Civic Forum Report Additional information available one the Department of Foreign Affairs and […]

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Global Irish Civic Forum

Global Irish Civic Forum

Irish Abroad Unit, Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade and UCD Clinton Institute  3-4 June 2015 Dublin Castle As set out in ‘Global Irish – Ireland’s Diaspora Policy’ the first Global Irish Civic Forum took place in Dublin Castle on 3-4 June 2015. It was an opportunity for organisations supporting the […]

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Neoliberalism and American Literature

20 – 21 February 2015 Speakers included: Elizabeth Maddock Dillon (Northeastern University), Liam Kennedy (University College Dublin) Walter Benn Michaels (University of Illinois at Chicago),Donald Pease (Dartmouth College), Stephen Shapiro (University of Warwick) THIS NEEDS A SHORT REPORT FROM LIAM How has American literature responded to the political, economic and […]

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Global Diaspora and Development Forum

Global Diaspora and Development Forum

31 Oct- 1 Nov 2014 Funded by Irish Aid, Department for Foreign Affairs and Trade There is growing international dialogue on the importance of linkages between diaspora and development.  Some countries have created ministries, institutions, and programmes to promote diasporas as development agents.  At the same time, there are diaspora-led […]

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Disapora and Development

Disapora and Development

31 Oct – 1 Nov 2014 In association with Irish Aid (Dept. of Foreign Affairs & Trade), Diaspora Matters and The Irish Times In Ireland, we have become increasingly aware in recent years of the importance of diaspora outreach to our small island, especially in the wake of the global […]

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