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Guest reading

20 September 2019 Hugo Hamilton

Room: KB118, Time: 11am

 

 

Limericker Literaturgespräche

8 October 2019 Gabrielle Alioth & Fred Kurer

Room: ERB007, Time: 11am

Swiss-Irish writer Gabrielle Alioth will return again on 8th October and read together with Fred Kurer from her book The Poet's Coat / Der Mantel der Dichterin (Frauenfeld: Waldgut 2019). In contrast to the novels written in German by Gabrielle Alioth, the original language of her poems is English. For this bilingual edition, the texts have been translated into German by Swiss Anglist, author and poet Fred Kurer and we are happy to welcome both to UL. All are welcome, please notify gisela.holfter@ul.ie if you want to join us!

 

Guest lecture

9 October 2019 Dr. Sam McIntosh

Room: C1079 (Kate O'Brien room) Time: 4pm

We are happy to announce that Dr. Sam McIntosh will give a lecture about "The outsourcing and off-shoring of border control: state responsibility and a legal obligation to investigate deaths beyond borders" in cooperation with the Centre for British Studies and the Humboldt Universität Berlin.

 

Roundtable and Exhibition

10 October 2019 Operation Shamrock

Room: Glucksman Library, Appellate Court room, Time: 4-6pm

Opening of the Operation Shamrock exhibition by H.E. Deike Potzel and discussion with two participants of Operation Shamrock, Klaus Armstrong-Braun and Friedhelm Krüll as well as the curator of the exhibition, Monica Brandis. For more info, click here

Please register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/operation-shamrock-exhibition-and-discussion-tickets-73424959029

 

90th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations – 1929-2019 (Part 2: International Colloquium: On the Role of Bilateral Diplomatic Relations)

14 November 2019,  Room: Glucksman Library, Appellate Court room

The Colloqium starts at 2.30pm. See here for full program.

Please register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/90th-anniversary-of-the-establishment-of-irish-german-diplomatic-relations-tickets-73429400313

 

Guest lecture

Date: Autumn 2019 Dr Derek Scally

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Guest lecture

Date: Autumn 2019 Dr Deirdre Byrnes (NUIG) - "Seán O'Casey and his reception in the GDR"

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Limericker Literaturgespräche

Early March 2020 Renate Ahrens (Hamburg)

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Guest lecture

March/April 2020 – Liam Ryan, CEO of SAP Ireland (Galway)

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Guest lecture

March/April 2020 – Ralf Lissek, Head of the Irish-German Chamber of Commerce (Dublin)

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Limericker Literaturgespräche

April 2020 Sten Nadolny (Berlin)

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Guest lecture

Spring 2020 Dr Claire O'Reilly (UCC) - "Irish German Encounters"

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Guest lecture

Late April 2020 Sonya Permiakova (Centre for British Studies, HU Berlin) - "War poerty by British and Irish women"

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