Archive | January, 2012

MPhil students Field Trip to Belfast

In January, MPhil students went on their first field trip of the year, accompanied by Dr Geraldine Smyth. They spent three days in Belfast, where they visited Stormont, escorted by an MLA (Member of Legislative Assembly) and enjoyed lunch in the Stormont dining hall. Other memorable experiences included tours of the Shankill and Falls Road […]

‘Religion, Reconciliation and the EuroRare Project’ Lecture – Tuesday Jan 31, 2012

LONG ROOM HUB LECTURES  Hilary 2012 School of  Religions, Theology and Ecumenics Venue: Lecture Theatre, Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin ‘Religion, Reconciliation and the EuroRare Project’ Tuesday Jan 31, 2012, 17:00 – 19:00 Speaker: Prof. Martin Leiner (Friedrich Schiller University of Jena / Germany) Prof. Martin Leiner is Professor of Systematic Theology and Ethics […]

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Resources

The theme of this year’s Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (18-25 January) is ‘We will all be changed’ (I Cor 15.51). The Irish School of Ecumenics has provided some resources for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity: Order of Service Homily Notes by Marcin Lisak OP Alternative Hymns

First Edition of the Sheaf

The Irish School of Ecumenics has published a first edition of a newsletter called The Sheaf, intended to keep supporters up-to-date on the work of the School. The newsletter includes information on projects donations supported in 2010-2011, new ventures for 2011-12, and the launch of Evangelical Journeys: Choice and Change in a Northern Irish Religious […]

NEW to MPhil in International Peace Studies: Internship Module

NGOs and International Politics: Theory and Practice: International Peace Studies is pleased to announce that a new service-learning internship module will commence in Semester 2, 2013, providing work practice to MPhil students. The overarching theme of this module is to examine the relevance of NGOs to key international politics areas and to evaluate the role […]

Launch of Evangelical Journeys in Dublin

A new book by Claire Mitchell and Gladys Ganiel (Assistant Professor of Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation), Evangelical Journeys: Choice and Change in a Northern Irish Religious Subculture, will be launched on Thursday 26 January at 4.15 pm at the Irish School of Ecumenics, Bea House, Dublin. The speaker will be Dr Patrick Mitchel, Director of […]

UN and Palestine Guest lecture from Dr Francesco Cavatorta

International Peace Studies students were treated to an intense and provocative lecture from Dr Francesco Cavatorta, Senior Lecturer in International Relations, Dublin City University on the UN and Palestine. Dr Cavatorta gave a whirlwind history of Israel and Palestine, before examining UN resolutions and policies to the area. The lecture was followed by a lively […]