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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.
THE MOST comprehensive presentation to date of the work of Gareth Kennedy, the award winning Irish artist, who co-represented Ireland at the 53rd Venice Biennale in 2009, opens this week in Galway.
An intense ten-day summer school at NUI Galway to filmmakers engage with pressing human rights issues has been running in the city all week. The Cinema, Human Rights and Advocacy (CHRA) Summer School which concludes on Saturday is funded by Open Society Foundations.
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.
NUI Galway will host the sixth Irish Human Computer Interaction (iHCI) Conference in June with the event themed on the‘Poetics of Design, Narratives of Use’ focussingon the role that different artefacts, perspectives, methods and tools play in the design of new technologies.
Nick Danziger, the British documentary maker, whose programmes on Afghanistan, Kosovo, and Libya, have been shown on Channel 4, BBC, and the Discovery Channel, will be in Galway this weekend.
A new four-year structured PhD in new media and film, to begin in September, was launched jointly by NUI Galway and the University of Limerick.
Graduates of the MA in Screenwriting at NUI Galway have now scooped three Pitching Awards at the Galway Film Fleadh, since the award’s inception in 2004. The most recent winner is Barbara Deignan (MA Screenwriting 06), from Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim.
IN APRIL 2002 there was an attempt to overthrow the president of Venezuela Hugo Chávez, but 48 hours later he was back in power.
“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers.”