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Spring 2017 Events

Ireland - The EU – Brexit

Thursday, February 16th
12:30-2:30 p.m.
207 Moses Hall (Institute for European Studies Conference Room)

This event will be moderated by Mark Bevir, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for British Studies at U.C. Berkeley, and Colum Hatchell, Vice Consul of the Consulate General of Ireland in San Francisco.  It will largely consist of discussion, conversation, questions, and speculations.  

Seating for this event will be quite limited (approximately 20 spaces), so if you would like to participate, please reply to Eric Falci ( as soon as possible.

We will distribute several readings to all participants in the week or two before the event for all those who want to learn more about the relevant issues ahead of the event.  Lunch will be provided.

“That Other Irish Literature: The Best Books in Irish 1893-2016”

Tuesday, March 14th
4:00-6:00 p.m.
Hearst Field Annex – D37

A lecture by Philip O’Leary, Professor of English, Boston College

Thursday, March 16th
5:00-6:15 p.m.
Hearst Field Annex – D37

A lecture by the acclaimed poet Louis de Paor, Director, Centre for Irish Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway

Title: TBA

A Reception for the Berkeley Irish Studies Program will follow.

The 39th California Celtic Conference

Thursday, March 16th-Sunday, March 19th
Hearst Field Annex – D37

Sponsored by the Celtic Studies Program, with co-sponsorship from the Irish Studies Program, the Dean of Arts and Humanities, and the English Department.

Click here for a conference program.

Institute of European Studies
207 Moses Hall, #2316
University of California
Berkeley, CA  94720-2316

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