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Major Summer School on the Arts and Human Rights to take place just before Arts Festival

Thought leaders from the seemingly disparate worlds of human rights and the arts will come together for the Galway International Summer School on the Arts and Human Rights from 9-11 July. This landmark event, a world-first, is hosted by NUI Galway’s Irish Centre for Human Rights, and will take place in the days immediately before the Galway International Arts Festival.

Archive launch and symposium to mark the legacy of Professor Kevin Boyle

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The legacy of world-renowned human rights lawyer and scholar, the late Professor Kevin Boyle, endures at NUI Galway with the launch of his personal archive on Friday, 28 November by the Attorney General, Máire Whelan, S.C. The archive contains a wealth of material and unique insights into the field of human rights, legal research and scholarship.

NUIG to hold international conference on WWI

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AUGUST MARKS the centenary of the start of The Great War and in anticipation of that, NUI Galway will hold a major international history workshop on the conflict.

The romance of steam

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In late October 1890, Arthur J Balfour, nephew of the Conservative leader Lord Salisbury of the time, and recently appointed Chief Secretary of Ireland, went on a walking tour of the distressed districts along the Galway and Mayo coast. Accompanied only by his sister, and local officials who joined them as they passed through different districts, they travelled without police escort. Remembering that it was only eight years since the Phoenix Park Murders* it was a brave gesture. But Balfour was probably the best of them.** He was genuinely anxious to improve the conditions of the area. He had influence in London, and an imaginative grasp of his brief for Ireland. He met and talked with the local community leaders, listened to what they had to say; and sat by the open fires listening to the mná tí.

Éamon de Buitléar presents personal archive to NUIG

Éamon de Buitléar, film maker, musician, environmentalist, and Ireland’s answer to David Attenborough, has presented his personal archive to NUI Galway.

Irish drama scholars gather in Galway for international conference

Leading scholars of Irish drama will gather in Galway this week for the Irish Society for Theatre Research annual conference.

Irish drama scholars gather in Galway for international conference

Leading scholars of Irish drama will gather in Galway this week for the Irish Society for Theatre Research annual conference.

Special screening of The Dead to mark Culture Night in NUI, Galway

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Culture Night 2012 will take place on Friday, September 21 with cultural institutions from across the country opening their doors to stage a series of special events to mark the occasion. Among those hosting events for this national evening of celebration are the Archives and Special Collections services in NUI Galway’s James Hardiman Library.

Auld Ireland through a Swedish lens

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TWENTY PHOTOGRAPHS taken by Swedish photographers in the early 20th century are on display at NUI Galway’s James Hardiman Library.

Would-be college laptop thief gets four months

A four month jail sentence was imposed on a Tuam man who tresspassed on a college campus with the purpose of stealing a student’s laptop.

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