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New Public Lecture Series:
Debating Ageing: A Transdisciplinary Engagement Forum

Dr Philip Cottrell
"The Age of Titian: Venice’s Oldest Old Master"

Venue: National Gallery of Ireland
Date: Thursday 4 April 2019 @ 6.30pm
A free public lecture exploring the issue of working as an artist in old age in the context of Titian's late style.


HI Lunchtime Seminar Series 2018-2019 Semester 2

Next Talk: Dr Leanne Waters

"Religious Meaning and the Melodramatic Mute: The Figure of the Sand Diviner in Robert Hichens' The Garden of Allah (1904)"

Wednesday, 27 February 2019 @ 1.10pm, H.204


Reading for Emotions: A reading group dedicated to scholarship on the history of emotions

Please register for the event here

Friday, 8 March 2019, 3-5pm. H.204


HI Annual Distinguished Lecture Series

Professor Ute Frevert

"The History of Emotions:  Promises, Projects and Achievements"

Thursday, 9 May 2019 @ 6pm, H.204

Eventbrite registration for this event will open in April.