2013 ISTR Conference

“The Irish and The City”

Irish Society for Theatre Research Conference

Birkbeck, University of London

November 1-2, 2013




In his article ‘The Right to the City’, David Harvey suggests that cities are the outcome of values, desires and …

Performance Matters

Discussion Group on Contemporary Irish theatre

Tuesdays 6-7pm, Moore Institute NUI Galway.


Based on Contemporary Drama from 1980 onwards, this group aims to create a forum in which theatre makers, students and audience members can engage with the performances

EFACIS-CFP for Proposed Panel

The European Federation of Associations and Centres of Irish Studies (EFACIS) conference, ‘Towards 2016: Old and New Irelands’ – June 5-8, 2013 – National University of Ireland, Galway.


Panel Subject: Ghosting the Stage: Representations of Nationhood and Identity in

The North: Exile, Diaspora, Troubled Performance

I will be giving a paper this coming Saturday entitled…

‘Counter Sites: Exile, Pilgrimage, and the Ouroboros Tour of Brian Friel’s Making History.’


I propose that regional Irish communities and their histories can be challenged and revitalised through …

OpenHere 28/06-01/07

 OpenHere 28/06-01/07

Where: Science Gallery and CTVR headquarters, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

When: 28th of June – 1st July 2012

Admission: Free, but booking is recommended, & essential for workshops with limited capacity.

More info: openhere.data.ie



Interactivos?’12: Hack the City. Current and Future Needs


Call for Projects


Science Gallery (Dublin) and Medialab-Prado (Madrid) are issuing an Open Call for projects to be collaboratively developed and presented during Interactivos?’12 Dublin: Hack the City. Current and Future Needs (July 11 – 26, 2012), with