Watch the information session for period 1 coordinators and tutors

On Monday 6 July, an information session for period 1 coordinators and tutors took place.

The session was recorded. You can watch it here (password 2021).

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FASoS staff barbecue, on Friday 27 August

We warmly invite you to this year’s FASoS barbecue on Friday 27 August from 15.30 – 21.00! Last year, we weren’t able to organise the yearly faculty barbecue, so this year will be even more special!

Due to the corona regulations, the barbecue is for FASoS employees only this year. Partners and children unfortunately cannot attend.

Please register for the barbecue via this link.
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Arts, crafts and other skills during COVID-19, on 17 September

It has come to our knowledge that despite the challenges of the past 18 months, or perhaps thanks to the enforced time at home, many of us have developed or refined creative and crafty talents. These might include writing poetry and prose, baking, woodworking, knitting, painting, Raspberry Pi or Arduino, pottery, photography, and maybe many other things as well.

Would it not be special if we could see and admire the arts & crafts produced by our FASoS colleagues?

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Contested Histories event, on Thursday 1 July

Aline Sierp and Lorena Ortiz Cabrero are organising the first event of the Contested Histories project funded by the European Commission.

It will take place on 1 July, from 16.00 – 17.30 and is about the Warsaw Uprising Museum. The museum is known for its narration of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising and the violent context of the Second World War’s Eastern Front. The event will be free and open to the public.

You can register for the event here.

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Annual Memory Studies Association conference, from 5-9 July

The annual conference of the Memory Studies Association (co-organised by Aline Sierp) will take place online from 5-9 July.

The leading theme is “convergences”, and we would like to invite you to join us in discussions around the interplay of mnemonic layers.

Join more than 1000 passionate scholars and practitioners! Registration for non-presenting participants is now open.

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Online PhD defence Elizabeth Ayre, on Monday 5 July

Elizabeth Ayre will defend her PhD dissertation “From glass walls to ‘windows of opportunity’: Framing and policy processes for children affected by parental imprisonment in Ireland” on Monday 5 July at 10.00. Her supervisors are Prof. Tannelie Blom and Prof. Ria Wolleswinkel.

The defence will take place online.

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Information session for P1 coordinators and tutors, on Tuesday 6 July

The vice dean for education is organising an information session for P1 coordinators and tutors on Tuesday 6 July, from 13.00 – 14.00 to answer all questions that colleagues may have about the organisation of teaching in period 1, the latest news on COVID-related guidelines pertaining to teaching, the new ProWise Whiteboards, Canvas updates, etc.

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MUSTS Colloquium with Javier Lezaun, on 23 June

MUSTS Colloquium ‘The Missing Swarm: Collective Entomological Inquiry and Global Health’
Speaker: dr. Javier Lezaun (University of Oxford)
When: Wednesday 23 June, 15.30 – 17.00
Where: online via Zoom link
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‘Confronting Racism in Ireland, the UK and the EU’ event, on 25 June

UACES and IACES are pleased to announce the second seminar in the series ‘The UK, Ireland and the EU in a time of Crisis’ on 25 June 13.00-14.30 (BST). Coming on the back of the structural violence of the so-called ‘Migrant Crisis’ and the rise of ‘nativist’ populism across the continent, the Covid-19 pandemic has shone new light on systemic racial inequalities and injustices.
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UM Teacher Reflection and Recharge Week, in July

EDLAB is hereby excited to present the first UM Teacher Reflection and Recharge Week! On 6, 7 and 8 July 2021 we offer various online activities for free to our UM teaching staff in order to reflect and recharge after a challenging academic year.
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