Robert Boyle Summer School 2017

The 6th Robert Boyle Summer School will take place from the 22nd to 25th of June 2017 at Lismore Co. Waterford and Sir Walter Raleigh Hotel Youghal, and will address the theme “What is science for?”

The RBSS Programme for 2017 is available here

Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland

HISTORY SECTION LECTURE

The Year without Summer (1816) and the Mortality Crisis of 1817: Causes and Consequences.

By Breandán Mac Suibhne (Associate Professor of History, Centenary University, New Jersey, and Fellow, Centre for Irish Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway)

17th May 2017 at 6.15pm

Geoffrey Bourke Room, First Floor, Setanta House
Setanta Place, Dublin 2.

All Welcome, particularly students

Click here for more information  RAMIMac Suibhne (1)

Call for Papers, Annual HSTM Network Ireland Conference.

We are pleased to announce the HSTM Call for Papers 2017 for the annual History of Science, Technology and Medicine Network Ireland Conference, which will be held at the RDS Library & Archives on 13th and 14th October.

Abstracts of 250 words for a twenty minute presentation and a short biography should be sent to hstmnetworkireland@gmail.com on or before 26th May 2017.

Worth Library Seminar Series

‘The Birth of the Irish Enlightenment’           

by Professor Michael Brown (University of Aberdeen)

This lecture will take place on April 6th, 2017 at 2.00pm in the Edward Worth Library and marks the launch of Dr Brendan Power’s exhibition ‘Deism and the Early Enlightenment at the Worth Library’.

Please note that seating is limited at the Worth and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

An Open Day for the exhibition ‘Deism and the Early Enlightenment at the Worth Library’ will be held on Thursday 20 April: 10.00am – 4.00pm.

All are welcome.