Conference – Global Ireland: New Perspectives

All are welcome to attend this upcoming half day conference:

Global Ireland: New Perspectives is co-organised by the UCD Humanities Institute of Ireland and the National Centre for Franco-Irish Studies, ITT.

Venue: Newman House, 86 St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2

Date: Friday, 16 May 2008

Session 1 – 9.15 a.m.

Chair: Dr Marc Caball (HII)

Professor Grace Neville (UCC): Tackling the Underbelly of the Celtic Tiger: A French Perspective on the Impact of Globalisation

Dr Patrick Lonergan (NUIG): Irish Theatre and Globalisation: A Faustian Pact?

Professor Michael Cronin (DCU): The Clock of the Long Now: Time and Place in Global Ireland

Session 2 – 11.30 a.m.

Chair: Dr Eamon Maher (NCFIS)

Dr Eugene O’Brien (MIC Limerick): I Google, Therefore I am

Professor Tom Inglis (UCD): The Global is Personal