ONLINE EVENT-CHANGE OF DATE
ONLINE EVENT-CHANGE OF DATE
‘Ireland’s UN Security Council term 2021-2022’, Ambassador Sonja Hyland, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, UCC-Defence Forces Lecture Series: on-line lecture Thurs 4th February – PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE
The next lecture in the UCC-Defence Forces Lecture Series will be on ‘Ireland’s UN Security Council term 2021-2022’ by Ambassador Sonja Hyland, Political Director, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Dublin. The lecture will take place on-line on Thurs 4th February, 6.30-8.00 (Irish/UK time) via this link. (PLEASE NOTE: due to unavoidable circumstances, this is a change from the previously advertised date of 28th January).
CALL FOR PAPERS for Royal Irish Academy annual international affairs conference
DEADLINE Monday, 8 February 2021 at 17:00
‘International politics in times of risk and uncertainty: the COVID-19 crisis and beyond’
Paper proposals sought for the online conference on Thursday, 29 April 2021
Keynote: Mr Simon Coveney, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minster for Defence
Plenary: G. John Ikenberry, Albert G. Milbank Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University
Proposals for papers on all aspects of the global politics of the COVID-19 pandemic are sought for the conference. This may include political and associated economic, security, social, legal and historical dimensions of the issue. Papers are welcomed on comparative national and regional responses to COVID-19; other disease pandemics and their global health challenges (whether historical or more recent); the interaction between the COVID-19 pandemic and great-power relations; the economic impact of the pandemic (and related issues of globalisation, dependence and de-coupling); the impact on the Global South and global inequality; international security issues (including cyber security); and the role of international institutions in addressing the pandemic and its consequences.
Applications are strongly encouraged from advanced doctoral students and postdoctoral colleagues and seeks to support diversity in the submission and selection of papers.
High-quality papers from the conference will be considered for publication in the Royal Irish Academy’s journal, Irish Studies in International Affairs. The submission of proposals requires all paper proposers to agree to publish their papers in the journal should they be accepted.
MORE INFORMATION AND SUBMISSION LINK ON ria.ie website HERE
NOMINATION DEADLINES FOR PSAI ANNUAL PRIZES
Please note that supporting material (Books, dissertation, teaching portfolios) will be the responsibility of the nominee to distribute to the Chairperson of each committee, most likely via electronic formats or subject to their guidance. Details of who and how to nominate for each prize can be clicked on the links below.
The Basil Chubb Best Dissertation Prize [for details see: https://www.psai.ie/prizes/basil-chubb-prize/]: = 31st May 2021, send nominations to: Marisa McGlinchey, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Brian Farrell Best Book Prize [for details see: https://www.psai.ie/prizes/brian-farrell-book-prize/] = 31st May 2021, send nominations to: Liam Kneafsey, email@example.com,
Teaching & Learning Prize [for details see: https://www.psai.ie/prizes/teaching-and-learning-prize/] = 30th June 2021, send nominations to: Clodagh.Harris@ucc.ie
Gender/Diversity Postgraduate Prize [for details see https://www.psai.ie/psai-prize-for-best-postgraduate-paper-on-the-topic-of-gender-diversity/] = 30th June 2021, send nominations to: Lisa Keenan, firstname.lastname@example.org
ONLINE EVENT-RIA FEBRUARY 11TH
‘How should a liberal democracy react to conscientious objection claims?
Four panel sessions of an informed debate on conscientious objection from legal, philosophical, theological and religious perspectives, and finally
a discussion on how legislators and governments in liberal democracies should react to
claims of conscience.