UCD Humanities Institute is a successful and prestigious resource for the humanities within UCD and nationally. Building on its impressive record of doctoral completion rates and reputation as a vibrant centre for research, debate and scholarship, the Humanities Institute works to deepen its role as a catalyst for innovative and high quality research in the arts and humanities. More »

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Transnationalising the Humanities

"Transnationalising the Humanities: Research Perspectives, Approaches and Methodologies"
Keynote speaker: Professor Rebecca Braun (Lancaster University): "When is the Nation and Where is the Human? Four Provocations"
Recording now live!

Humanities Institute Annual Distinguished Guest Lecture

Professor Gillian Rose, Professor of Human Geography (Oxford)
"Feeling the future city: digital devices, big data and being human"
New Date: Thursday, 19 Nov 2020
Please register for the event HERE

Framing Ageing: A Clinical, Cultural and Social Dialogue
New dates: 27-28 October 2020

Plotting the Future: Towards Sustainability
Environment - Society - Economy

Professor Eva Horn, University of Vienna
'Cultivating the Air: A Short History of Climate Modulation'
New date to be confirmed


Professor Danny Dorling, Oxford
View recording here
'The End of the Great Acceleration - and Why It's Good for the Planet, the Economy and Our Lives'
14 May 2020 

New Blog post: 

"The Impact and Experience of Foreign Languages in the Context of Erasmus+ in all Education Sectors in Ireland" by Dr Britta Jung (IRC Postdoctoral Fellow/HI resident scholar)

Anne Fuchs

Professor Anne Fuchs

Director, Humanities Institute




Resident Scholars

Visiting Fellows

Research Associates

Tel: +353 1 716 4690
Fax: +353 1 716 4691


New Members this month

The HI is delighted to welcome new members

Dr Enrica Maria Ferrara
UCD School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics

Dr Colleen Thomas
UCD Research

BORED in lockdown? Check out our Podcast series on Soundcloud. With over 200 podcasts there is something for everyone.

Covid-19 Reframing Ageing webinar

NOW LIVE! Those who missed this webinar can catch up now
What has the Covid-19 crisis revealed about ageing in contemporary culture? How have older age groups been represented? Listen to a panel of experts discuss the blind spots and biases that Covid-19 has revealed in public discourse, political rhetoric and narratives of experience?

'Our Authors' Podcast Series
Listen to two-minutes podcasts of HI members talking about their latest book

'Resident Postdoc' Podcast Series
Two-minute podcasts by HI Resident Postdocs talking about their recent research

Weekly Zoom Calls for Researchers PhDs: Tuesdays at 10.00am
Postdocs: Wednesdays at 10.30am
To join email humanities@ucd.ie

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