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Guest Speaker Series - Semester 2


The MA Guest Speakers Series is a program of speakers on important issues in International Relations and international politics. The series features seminars and presentations by guest speakers with particular experience and expertise, be it as politicians, officials, academics, journalists, activists or diplomats, in the fields of foreign policy, conflict resolution, development, economic issues, women and workers’ rights, human rights politics and international relations. The intention is to facilitate the exploration of key issues in international politics in an informal, interactive environment.

The details of upcoming talks for semester two are listed below.  All are welcome to attend.   

February 11th, 2016: ‘The refugee crisis, the EU and Ireland’
Sue Conlan, CEO, Irish Refugees Council
Room C103, Grattan Building, 12-1.30pm

February 25th: ‘Different Pasts, Different Futures: Islam and Gender in Contemporary Iran and Afghanistan’
Dr. Farah Mokhtareizadeh, Trinity College Dublin
Room AG01, Albert College, 12-1.30pm

March 10th: ‘Iran and the Middle East’
His Excellency Mr. Javad Kachoueian, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Ireland
Room AG01, Albert College, 12-1.30pm

March 31st: ‘The challenge of Climate Change and the Role of Europe’
His Excellency Mr. Jean-Pierre Thébault, Ambassador of France to Ireland
Room AG01, Albert College, at 12-1.30pm


The MA Guest Speaker series is coordinated by Dr Paola Rivetti
Office Room: CG19d Henry Grattan Building
Phone: 700-6898