Cities in Conflict: Urban Space and Violence, 17 June 2019


An international, interdisciplinary conference on the theme of conflict in urban space. Speakers approach the theme from a number of fields, including urban planning, literature, film, music, sociology, among other areas. What happens to the urban fabric when conflict occurs? How does the built environment reflect, work against, or attempt to contain conflict? How are war and conflict in urban …

Dante Lecture Series 2020

Jacopo Turini EVENTS, OTHER

We are delighted to announce the line-up for this year’s Dante Lecture Series. This, in fact, is a special year as it marks the tenth anniversary of the Dante Lectures here in UCC. So, a big thank you to everyone who has participated and helped out over the years, ensuring the continued success of the series. The lectures will take …

September 21, 2019. Unprivileged Pasts, Unwritten Origins

Laura Linares EVENTS, MEMORY

  Unprivileged pasts, unwritten origins  Research Workshop The event is funded by the Irish Research Council through a New Foundations Grant and is the final outcome of the project RoOTS: Research on Origins, Traditions and Survival (PI Martina Piperno). 21 September 2019, Room G27 O’Rahilly Building, UCC   How do we moderns conceptualize the “roots” and the “beginning” of our collective identities? …

September 20, 2019. Sexual Violence(s): Against and Within the LGBT+ Community


Sexual Violence(s) Against and Within the LGBT+ Community 20th September (10am-1pm) C_CONN_C (Connolly Building) Since the elaboration of a critique of rape in the Sixties, the political and theoretical reflections on sexual violence have been unanimously categorised as a feminist effort. Despite continuing to denounce oppression and violence against women within the heteronormative sphere of relationships, feminist movements have then …

AUGUST 24, 2019. Cork Migration Stories

Laura Linares EVENTS, MEMORY

Do you have a letter, a photo, a recipe or memento that tells your family story of emigration to or from Cork? Bring it along to Cork City Library and record your story for future generations. For Heritage Week we invite you to share your own stories of migration to or from Cork. On the day, researchers will be collecting …

JUNE 21, 2019. Mediating Dante: A Multidisciplinary Conversation

Laura Linares EVENTS

CASiLaC and the Department of Italian at UCC are organising a study day on Dante entitled Mediating Dante: A Multidisciplinary Conversation, which will bring scholars together on Friday the 21st of June in ORB 1.24. Programme can be accessed here:    

JUNE 21-22, 2019. Conference – Performing Translation: Translatorship in the 21st Century


Project DaRT will be hosting an international conference entitled Performing Translation: Translatorship in the 21st Century at University College Cork on the 21st and 22nd of June 2019, with funding from the AHRC project Language Acts and Worldmaking and the Centre for Advanced Studies in Languages and Cultures (CASiLaC). Performing Translation: Translatorship in the 21st Century Programme Registration

JUNE 20, 2019. PG Masterclass – Intercultural Conversations: Community, Translation and Cultural Representation


On the 20th of June, the day before the start of Performing Translation, Project DaRT, in collaboration with CASiLaC and the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences at UCC will hold a PhD masterclass entitled Intercultural Conversations: Community, Translation and Cultural Representation. This masterclass will be relevant to students and staff across the Social Sciences and Humanities interested …