The Royal Irish Academy Lunchtime Lectures Series 2014
The Royal Irish Academy have organised a series of lectures on the momentous events of 1014, Brian Boru, the Vikings in Ireland and much more, also the focus of an exhibition based on the Library collections.
Lectures are held in the Meeting Room of the Royal Irish Academy, 13.00–14.00 hours. All welcome. No need to book. Groups should please phone 01-6090620 or email firstname.lastname@example.org in advance.
Tuesday 25 February 2014 Professor Dáibhí Ó Cróinín, MRIA
The Vikings in Ireland: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Tuesday 4 March 2014 Seán Duffy, TCD
Winners and losers at the Battle of Clontarf
Tuesday 11 March 2014 Colm Lennon, MRIA, NUI Maynooth
The Battle of Clontarf in Irish history and legend
Tuesday 18 March 2014 Meidhbhín Ní Urdail, UCD
The Battle of Clontarf story in eighteenth and nineteenth-century Irish manuscripts
Tuesday 1 April 2014 Donnchadh Ó Corráin, MRIA, UCC
Dál Cais, Déis, Ó Briain – changing places, changing identities
Tuesday 8 April 2014 Stephen Harrison
The Battle of Clontarf: the archaeological evidence?
The Royal Irish Academy are pleased to present two lectures, hosted respectively by the Embassies of Denmark and Norway in Ireland on Thursday 22 May, 12.00–14.00.
Thursday 22 May 2014 lecture programme
12.00–12.45 Anne Pedersen, National Museum of Denmark
Power and politics in late Viking-Age Denmark
12.45–13.30 Jon Vidar Sigurdsson, NUI Maynooth/University of Oslo Ireland
Norway and Iceland in the second half of the 13th century
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