An International Conference 24-26 May 2018, Dublin, Ireland 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 and disruptive technologies, diasporas have been reenergised […]
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 […]
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 […]
Autumn 2017 Details will follow shortly.
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
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
February 2017 Funded by the Irish Abroad Unit, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Principal Investigator – Professor Liam Kennedy Researcher – Dr. Gemma McNulty
January 2016 Funded by the Irish Abroad Unit, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Principal Investigator – Professor LIam Kennedy Researchers: Dr. Martin Russell and Dr. Madeleine Lyes More and more, states are seeking to understand the form and functions of diasporas and engage with them to provide new opportunities […]