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Progressivism in America: Past, Present and Future

Progressivism in America: Past, Present and Future

In association with the Roosevelt Institute, New York On November 8 and 9, the UCD Clinton Institute for American Studies hosted a conference, “Progressivism in America: Past, Present and Future.” Organised in partnership with the Roosevelt Institute, a leading think tank located in New York, the conference discussed the challenges […]

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Civil Rights Symposium

Civil Rights Symposium

The Ongoing Struggle for Civil Rights: The United State, Northern Ireland and Worldwide. Saturday 5th October marked forty-five years since the Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association march in Derry which many historians consider to be the starting point of the Northern Ireland troubles, after it sparked serious rioting following the […]

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Diaspora and the Knowledge Economy

Sonal Shal (Harvard University), Respondent, Dr. Jacob Eisenberg (UCD Smurfit Graduate Business School), Chair, Kingsley Aikins (Diaspora Matters) In association with the US Embassy. (Video Available) n association with the United States Embassy and the UCD Smurfit Graduate Business School, the UCD Clinton Institute hosted an impressive discussion on Diaspora […]

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The Fight Against Hunger: The History and Future of the Irish Role in Humanitarian Assistance

UCD Clinton Institute in association with the Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs at Fordham University Leading practitioners and scholars gathered in New York on 14th May to discuss the ‘The Fight Against Hunger: The History and Future of the Irish role in Humanitarian Assistance’, a conference organized by the UCD […]

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Media and the Arab Spring

Conference The Clinton Institute held an intensive two-day international conference on the 14th and 15th of April on the timely topic of “Media and the Arab Spring.” The conference included a range of academics, journalists, media analysts, and filmmakers who came from the United States, the UK, France, Belgium, Egypt, […]

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Ireland and African-American

Conference On the 9 – 10 March 2012, The Clinton Institute for American Studies held a two day international conference entitled Ireland and African-America.  Unfortunately, the main keynote speaker Ishmael Reed had to withdraw from the conference on the 6 March due to the passing of his mother.  Reed passed […]

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The United States and Northern Ireland: A Transatlantic Perspective on Problems and Solutions

Conference On the 16th and 17th September, the Clinton Institute hosted a colloquium, organised by Professor Maurice Bric of the UCD School of History and Archives, entitled “The United States and Northern Ireland: Transatlantic Perspectives on Problems and Solutions”.  This conference was opened by Lucinda Creighton, TD for Dublin South […]

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New Ways of War

Conference The recent American experience with insurgency in Afghanistan and Iraq has led to a new debate on the nature of contemporary conflict. Newly popular concepts such as ‘irregular warfare,’ ‘asymmetric conflict,’ ‘hybrid war,’ ‘fourth generation warfare’ and even ‘War 2.0’ all describe a form of conflict that involves far […]

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