Conferences

Alternative Realities: New Challenges for American Literature in the Era of Trump

Programme FRIDAY 13th December 9.00 Registration9.30-10.45 Panel 1: Alternative realities, narrative, and race in the story of America Sonia Weiner (Tel Aviv University) “The Direction of the Bizarre”: Reimagining History in Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad Keren Omry (University of Haifa) Racing Alternativity: Nisi Shawl, Colson Whitehead, and Ben Winters […]

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Launch of The Defence Forces Review 2019

Launch of The Defence Forces Review 2019

What impact will technological advances have on modern warfare? What will the military forces of the future look like? How is Ireland preparing for a 22nd Century military force? Find out at the launch of the 2019 Irish Defence Forces Review in association with the UCD Clinton Institute and the […]

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Launch of the Defence Forces Review 2019

The 22nd Century Military Force: Technology, Innovation and Future Force Concepts Call for Papers  This year’s edition of the Defence Forces Review examines the concept of the ’22nd Century Military’ and the role that technology and innovation has, and will play, in developing the future force and its associated capability […]

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Democracy and Disinformation in the Era of Trump

10th – 11th December 2018 PUBLIC TALK – Monday 10th Dec. News Media and Disinformation Speakers: Brett Bruen (Global Situation Room, Washington), Christine Bohan (Journal.ie) Join us for a discussion on how Irish and global news media are battling the challenges of disinformation 6pm, Monday 10th December 2018 Venue: Little Museum […]

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Conference | Diaspora: Diplomacy: Development

Conference | Diaspora: Diplomacy: Development

  Registration and payment | Programme | Accommodation | Directions An international conference – 24-26 May 2018   Diaspora – a word of Greek origin meaning “dispersion” – is one of the oldest forms of human networking, long predating the invention of nation states. Today, in a time of radically diffused global power, […]

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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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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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America and Ireland: Re-imagining Priorities

America and Ireland: Re-imagining Priorities

In association with the Washington Ireland Program 16th November 2016 Crowell & Moring, 1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20004 Report by Ted Smyth (Chair, UCD Clinton Institute Advisory Board) The UCD Clinton Institute and the Washington Ireland Program hosted a timely forum in Washington, DC on November 16 on […]

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