2015 News

Programme of special lectures to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS)

Date Posted: 21 October, 2015


A number of special lectures are being organised by DIAS at the end of 2015 to mark the 75th Anniversary of its foundation and you are cordially invited to attend them. 


9 November “Einstein's Universe: Relativity and the Big Bang" by Dr Cormac O’Raifeartaigh (Waterford Institute of Technology), DIAS, 10 Burlington Road at 7.00 p.m. 

20 November “The Emergence of Modern Irish”:  Lecture by Professor Ruairí Ó hUiginn, (NUI Maynooth) Davis Theatre, Arts Block, Trinity College at 8.00 p.m. 

25 November “100 Years of Einstein’s Gravity but where are the Waves?” by Professor Mike Cruise (University of Birmingham), Heaney Lecture Theatre, St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra at 7.30 p.m. 



3 December “Celts in the Cosmos”, by Professor Werner Nahm (DIAS), Lecture Theatre, National Gallery of Ireland at 7.00 p.m. 

11 December “Mathematics vs astronomy in early medieval Ireland” by Dr Immo Warntjes (Queen’s University Belfast), DIAS, 10 Burlington Road at 5:00 p.m. 


Admission is free but advanced booking is required here.

More information can be found here.

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