Exploring Language, Knowledge & Ideas
All knowledge—whether humanistic, social scientific or scientific—is mediated through language systems, concepts and ideas, and various modes and forms of narrative shaping.
Language is not static, it is a living, changing reflection of and shaper of human culture, experience and society. The critical and historical study of ideas, languages and narratives is therefore fundamental to a full understanding of how societies produce and respond to knowledge.
By analysing how languages and their use change over time, teams of Maynooth University researchers are generating new insight into culture, society, history and the growth of knowledge and ideas.
Maynooth University is an ideal Host Institution for a Marie Skłodowska Curie Individual Fellowship and this cluster is interested in finding potential applicants. Find a mentor below or contact IDEAS@mu.ie for more information.
Mexico has traditionally a very different view of those who emigrated from the Irish, according to research by Catherine Leen, which shows a tendency to blame the emigrant as a traitor to the nation
Irish Baroque Orchestra will perform works from late-seventeenth-century DUblin and London, including an ode fro Dublin by Richard Leveridge, discovered and reconstructed by MU Music's Dr Estelle Murphy.
Date: Friday, 18 January 2019
Dr Laura Watson publishes article on Paul Dukas's opera Ariane et Barbe-Bleue in the October 2018 issue of Twentieth-Century Music
With the appearance of opera videos in 2013 (DVD) and 2015 (YouTube), Paul Dukas's Ariane et Barbe-Bleue (1907) has been revived for twenty-first-century audiences.
Date: Wednesday, 19 December 2018