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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

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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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 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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