september, 2019

20sep(sep 20)11:00 AM24apr(apr 24)1:00 PMThe University of Limerick Irish- German Events

University of Limerick Irish- German Events

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The University of Limerick Irish- German Events

The schedule for the upcoming Irish- German events in UL running from 2019-2020. Dates and locations for some are yet to be announced.

Reading by Hugo Hamilton

Date: Friday, September 20, 2019

Time: 11am

Location: KB118, UL

About: Hugo Hamilton, the best known Irish- German writer will be reading a passage from his new book Dublin Palms which is speculated to be a continuation of his critically acclaimed memoir, Speckled People.

 

Reading by Gabrielle Alioth & Fred

Date: Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Time: 11am

Location: ERBOO7, UL

About: Swiss- Irish writer Gabrielle and Fred Kurer will read from her book The Poets Coat/ Der Mantel der Dichterin.

 

Dr. Sam McIntosh- Guest Lecturer

Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Time: 4pm

Location: C1079, UL

About: Dr Sam McIntosh will give a lecture on the outsourcing and off-shoring of border control: state responsibility and a legal obligation to investigate deaths beyond borders.

 

Operation Shamrock- Roundtable Discussion and Exhibition

Date: Thursday, October 10, 2019

Time: 4-6pm

Location: Appellate Court, Glucksman Library

About: Opening of the Operation Shamrock Exhibition by German Ambassador H.E. Deike Potzel and panel discussions with two participants.

 

Lecture by Dr. Deirdre Byrnes

Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Time: 10am

Location: ERBOO7, UL

About: Deirdre Byrnes, Senior Lecturer in German in NUIG talks about her new book Perceptions and Perspectives- Exploring Connections between Ireland and the GDR

 

International Colloquium “90th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations- 1929-2019” Part Two

Date: Thursday, November 14, 2019

Time: 2.30-6.30pm

Location: Appellate Court, Glucksman Library, UL

About: A review of the history of Irish- German diplomatic relations and a discussion on current and future developments in bilateral diplomacy.

 

Lecture by Derek Scally- Reporting from Germany

Date: November/ December 

Time: TO BE ANNOUNCED

Location: TO BE ANNOUNCED

About: Derek Scally, long time Irish Times Berlin correspondent talks about the challenges now faced by journalists and learning the German language.

 

Reading by Renate Ahrens

Date: 2/3 March, 2020

Time: TO BE ANNOUNCED

Location: TO BE ANNOUNCED

About: Renate is a very prolific and versatile writer and will be reading as part of the Limerick/ Literaturgesprache plus workshops.

 

Lecture by Liam Ryan, CEO of SAP Ireland

Date: March/ April 2020

Time: TO BE ANNOUNCED

Location: TO BE ANNOUNCED

About: Liam Ryan is Labs Ireland managing director and winner of Great Places to Work’s Most Trusted Leader of 2016. SAP came to Ireland over 20 years ago and has grown to over 1,800 employees.

 

Lecture by Ralf Lissek, Head of German- Irish Chamber of Industry and Commerce (Dublin)

Date: March/ April 2020

Time: TO BE ANNOUNCED

Location: TO BE ANNOUNCED

About: Ralf Lissek has been CEO of the German-Irish Chamber of Industry and Commerce for many years. Founded in 1980 in order to promote bilateral trade and investment between Germany and Ireland, the German-Irish Chamber of Industry and Commerce has become an Organisation whose 350 member companies from various industries benefit from the services and network.

 

Lecture by Dr. Claire O’ Reilly 

Date: March/ April 2020

Time: TO BE ANNOUNCED

Location: TO BE ANNOUNCED

About: Dr Claire O’Reilly was the first PhD student in Irish-German Studies at UL and has been lecturing in the German Department in UCC since 2005. Assistant Professor (Juniorprofessur) in Intercultural Training and International Relations from 2002.

She is co-editor with Veronica O’Regan (UL) of Ireland and the Irish in Germany – Reception and Perception published by Nomos (2014).  

 

Reading by Sten Nadolny 

Date: April 2020

Time: TO BE ANNOUNCED

Location: TO BE ANNOUNCED

About: Sten Nadolny (Berlin) is one of the best-known German authors since the publication of Die Entdeckung der Langsamkeit (1983), selected as one of the “100 must-reads” of German literature in the 20th century.

 

Lecture by Sonya Permiakova- War Poetry by British and Irish women

Date: 20-24 April, 2020

Time: TO BE ANNOUNCED

Location: TO BE ANNOUNCED

About: Sonya Permiakova is a lecturer at the Centre for British Studies at the Humboldt-Universität Berlin. She will present aspects of her PhD project on war poetry by British women but will also include Irish women’s poetry in her talk. The lecture will be of interest to anyone working on English and Irish literature and history.

 

For more information about the Irish- German events click here.

For more information on other events coming up in the area click here.

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Time

September 20 (Friday) 11:00 AM - April 24 (Friday) 1:00 PM

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