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Ireland 1921 Preparing for Peace…Ready for War?

On Saturday 6 November 2021 at 10.00am Universities Ireland are hosing the tenth annual Decade of Centenaries conference and its online iteration of the series.  This year’s conference explores the themes of Truce, Treaty, Consolidation of Northern Ireland and Partition & Socio-Economic Dimensions Please see the link for registration: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ireland-1921-preparing-for-peaceready-for-war-tickets-186531860817 Please see full programme HERE

Ireland 1921 – Preparing for Peace…Ready for War?

This year’s Universities Ireland Conference takes place online on Saturday 6 November from 10.00am. The conference will explore the themes of Truce, Treaty, Partition and its Implications & Socio Economic Dimensions. We have a great line up of speakers so don’t miss out on this free event. Please register at the link below: https://uiconference-ireland-2021.eventbrite.co.uk

Urgent appeal to European Governments and EU Institutions: Take Action for Afghanistan’s scholars, researchers, and civil society actors

Urgent appeal to European Governments and EU Institutions:Take Action for Afghanistan’s scholars, researchers, and civil society actors We, the undersigned higher education associations, networks, and leaders in the field of scholar protection, urge European governments and EUinstitutions to take immediate action to secure the lives and careers of Afghanistan’s scholars, students, and civil society actors.ManyContinue reading Urgent appeal to European Governments and EU Institutions: Take Action for Afghanistan’s scholars, researchers, and civil society actors

Universities Ireland welcomes €40m in funding for new North-South research programme

5 July 2021 Universities Ireland welcomes today’s announcement by An Taoiseach Micheal Martin TD and Simon Harris TD, Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, that €40 million will be invested in a North-South Research programme.  This significant amount, provided through the Shared Island Fund, will support the deepening of links betweenContinue reading Universities Ireland welcomes €40m in funding for new North-South research programme

SAR Conference: ACADEMIC FREEDOM AND INTELLECTUAL DISSENT – Now Online

    This conference took place on 8 June 2021 and focused on the importance of intellectual dissent and academic freedom to democratic societies in a Western, particularly European, context. The speakers and the paneldiscussed the scope and the limits of academic freedom in the context of political populism, neoliberalism and the exigencies of theContinue reading SAR Conference: ACADEMIC FREEDOM AND INTELLECTUAL DISSENT – Now Online

EmTech Europe Conference 1 & 2 July 2021 – Bright Future Tickets for Students

  EmTech Europe, in partnership with the MIT Technology Review, will be staged virtually in Belfast on 1-2 July. The organisers have set aside 50 Bright Future tickets for students at Irish universities who have the ability but not the financial means to participate in the conference. The Bright Future Ticket, allowing access to allContinue reading EmTech Europe Conference 1 & 2 July 2021 – Bright Future Tickets for Students

“Nationalisms in the 21st century: From Europe to the Americas” Symposium – Call For Papers

“Nationalisms in the 21st century: From Europe to the Americas” which will be held in Université Grenoble Alpes between 1-3 June 2022.   Because nationalism is at the crossroads of disciplines, this conference aims to be both transversal and transdisciplinary. All approaches are welcome, whether they relate to civilization, geography, history, political science, international relations, sociology, linguistics,Continue reading “Nationalisms in the 21st century: From Europe to the Americas” Symposium – Call For Papers

When Silence Is Not Golden: The Costs of China’s Sanctions of European Researchers – Now Online

If you missed this fantastic webinar or would like to watch back please click HERE “When Silence Is Not Golden: The Costs of China’s Sanctions of European Researchers”  Speakers:    Dr. Björn Jerdén (Swedish National China Centre), Dr. Mareike Ohlberg (The German Marshall Fund of the United States), Dr. Joanne Smith Finley (Newcastle University) and Dr. Adrian Zenz (Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation). During theContinue reading When Silence Is Not Golden: The Costs of China’s Sanctions of European Researchers – Now Online

SAR Webinar: When Silence Is Not Golden: The Costs of China’s Sanctions of European Researchers”

Monday, 31 May 2021, 3 pm  In late March this year, the Chinese government announced two sets of counter-sanctions against several European academics and research institutions in retaliation for the coordinated sanctions from the EU, the UK, Canada and the US against four Chinese officials and one entity in Xinjiang. Three of the speakers, Dr.Continue reading SAR Webinar: When Silence Is Not Golden: The Costs of China’s Sanctions of European Researchers”