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Research Seminars and Workshops 2023-24

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15 Feb 2024

The Future is Feminist: a book discussion | March 8th @4pm- The Shtepps

To mark International Woman's Day the French Department will host a discussion of Dr Sara Rahnama's new book The Future is Feminist: Women and Social Change in Interwar Algeria. 
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01 Feb 2024

Retirement of Professor Patrick O'Donovan

Professor Patrick O’Donovan retired as Chair of French on January 31 2024 and has taken on his new role as Professor Emeritus. His contribution to the Department, School and College has been considerable. In each case he left a legacy in terms of new structures and a culture of civility and collegiality. For us, within French, it is a significant moment, the end of an era in many respects and so we marked the event with a reception, a vin d’honneur,  to acknowledge Paddy's contribution and wish him the very best.
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11 Jan 2024

The Gift, How Objects of Prestige Shaped the Atlantic Slave Trade and Colonialism

Seminar organised by the Memory, Commemoration and the Uses of the Past research cluster, with the support of the Centre of Advanced Studies in Languages and Cultures (CASiLaC) and the Department of French. Casilac Seminar
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09 Jun 2023

"An Entangled History Approach to Franco-Algerian and British-Irish Trans-Imperial Connection, 1830-1998" | Seminar - Monday June 12, 12:00-13:00 in ORB 1.24

The Department of French and the Memory, Commemoration and Uses of the Past Research Cluster of CASiLAC are delighted to welcome you to their final seminar of this academic year on Monday June 12, 12:00-13:00 in ORB 1.24. We look forward to seeing you there.
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Beyond the test:
Exploring fresh approaches to assessments

Symposium - December 2023

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ADEFFI Postgraduate Symposium

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Book Launch

Transmitting Memories in Rwanda: From a survivor parent to the next generation

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Translation Week

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Department of French

Room 1.22 Block A, First Floor, O'Rahilly Building, University College Cork