2018 Events

Picture of faculty director Irene Jillson with several speakers and participants for the half-day symposium

December 14, 2018: Civil Rights in Transatlantic Perspective. Symposium on the African American Civil Rights movement’s influence on and crossover with the Civil Rights movement in Northern Ireland. More Info. Watch Video: (Part 1), (Part 2), (Part 3).:

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December 7, 2018: Lecture and Concert by renowned comparative music historian and singer, and Visiting Professor at Princeton University, Iarla Ó Lionáird. More Info.

Professor Paul Arthur, in a beige blazer and white button down shirt, stands at podium to begin his talk

October 5, 2018: Conflict and Peace in Northern Ireland. A panel discussion at the Berkley Center’s conference on Exiting Violence. More Info. Watch Video.

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May 4, 2018: Grand Ambitions: The Development of Dublin City North in the 18th Century. A Lecture by Leading Irish Architect and Architectural Historian, Merlo Kelly. More Info.

Picture of Senator George Mitchell at a podium giving a keynote in front of a rectangular sign with the Berkley Center's name and university logo on it

April 18, 2018: A Generation of Peace: Northern Ireland, then and now. Symposium featuring Senator George Mitchell, Congressman Bruce Morrison, youth from Northern Ireland, and key diplomats from the Irish, Northern Irish, and British missions. More Info. Watch Video.

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June 4, 2018: Irish Educated, Globally Connected Event. The Embassy of Ireland USA partnered with Irish Network DC, Enterprise Ireland and GIS to host a reception for alumni and prospective students of Irish Higher Education Institutions. More info.