Take a look at the archive of CCI events since 2002

This archive of our past events will give you a feel for the creativity of contemporary Ireland and it practitioners. You can insert specific names or titles into the Search box (inverted commas around titles of more than one word).

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“I know its value for propaganda” – an important Irish art exhibition in Paris, 1922.

Exhibitions / Visual Arts

“I know its value for propaganda” – an important Irish art exhibition in Paris, 1922.

A fascinating lecture on how the new Irish State used an art exhibition in Paris to position itself internationally in 1922.

20 Nov 2017

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Philosophies of Anxiety - Brexit. Trump. Terrorism. The rise of the far-right.

Talks

Philosophies of Anxiety - Brexit. Trump. Terrorism. The rise of the far-right.

Distinguished thinkers explore to what extent anxiety is a philosophical problem in the context of Brexit, Trump, the rise of the far right…

23 Jun 2017 , Admission free

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Ireland and the EU faced with Brexit

Talks

Ireland and the EU faced with Brexit

For Ireland, the political, economic and cultural implications of Brexit are manifold. This debate will look at the extent to which the European Union negotiators can and will take them into account.

15 Jun 2017 , 5€

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Desi Wilkinson

Talks

Desi Wilkinson
La musique traditionnelle irlandaise : Un voyage personnel

An illustrated lecture on the aesthetic of traditional Irish music and its socio-political contexts.

12 Jun 2017 , 5€

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Regard sur l’Irlande : Arthur Beesley

Talks

Regard sur l’Irlande : Arthur Beesley

Arthur Beesley is Correspondent for The Irish Times; he will discuss the challenges for Ireland in post-Brexit Europe.

6 Apr 2017 , admission free

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Reading quill-in-hand

Literary Events

Reading quill-in-hand

Writing or drawing in the margins of a book was quite acceptable up to the 19th-century. Emmanuelle Chapron discusses the wonderful variety of marginalia in works held in our Old Library collection.

7 Mar 2017 , admission free

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Daring to be European: Synge & Parisian Ireland

Literary Events

Daring to be European: Synge & Parisian Ireland

Catherine Wilsdon sheds light on the people J.M. Synge encountered and the ideas to which he was exposed.

21 Nov 2016 , admission free

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Atlantic Isles: Contemporary Cultures

Talks

Atlantic Isles: Contemporary Cultures

This conversation exploring the concept of ‘these Atlantic Isles’ aims at teasing out the shared and contrasting aspects of contemporary life and culture in Ireland and Britain.

16 Nov 2016 , €7 (€5 for students and unemployed)

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Merlin Holland

Literary Events

Merlin Holland
Dorian Gray: a step too far?

This evening, Oscar Wilde’s grandson Merlin Holland looks into contemporary reactions to ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ and ‘Salomé’.

3 Nov 2016 , admission free

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