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An Evening with Glenn Patterson

Irish Itinerary 2016

Belfast-born author Glenn Patterson will read from his most recent novel, Gull (2016).

07 December 2016
7.30pm
Kino 8 1/2 Saarbrücken

Free admission

The event is part of the Irish Itinerary, a cultural initiative by EFACIS, the Irish Film Institute and Culture Ireland. It is organised locally by British Literary and Cultural Studies at Saarland University, in cooperation with Kino 8 1/2.

 

“Irish Borders in Europe”

Workshop on the Brexit debate and (possible) border change in Ireland, organised by the Chair for British Literary and Cultural Studies at Saarland University and GISS

Guest Speakers:
Nelly Graziani (Université de Lorraine) and
Éamonn Ó Ciardha (University of Ulster)

10 June 2016, 2.15-5.45 pm
Building A4 4, Room 2.42, Saarland University

Please register by sending an e-mail to giss@mx.uni-saarland.de

“Contemporary Ireland”

Seminar Session by Eva Michely
20 January 2016
Christian von Mannlich Gymnasium Homburg

 

 Irish Itinerary 2015

Reading by Claire Kilroy

15 June 2015, Kino 8 1/2 Saarbrücken

Screening of Calvary

11. & 12 June 2015, Kino 8 1/2 Saarbrücken

The events were part of the Irish Itinerary, a cultural initiative by EFACIS, the Irish Film Institute, and Culture Ireland. They were organised locally by British Literary and Cultural Studies at Saarland University, in cooperation with Kino 8 1/2.

Irish Itinerary 2014

Screening of What Richard Did and discussion with director Lenny Abrahamson

19. Mai 2014, Filmhaus Saarbrücken

The event was part of the Irish Itinerary, a cultural initiative by EFACIS, the Irish Film Institute and Culture Ireland. It was organised locally by British Literary and Cultural Studies at Saarland University, in cooperation with Filmhaus Saarbrücken.

 

“Seamus Heaney’s Langscapes”

Guest Lecture by Dr. Bruno von Lutz
06. May 2014
NN 19 Saarbrücken

In Memoriam Seamus Heaney

with Prof. Dr. Bert Hornback
16. April 2014
NN 19 Saarbrücken

Irland-Tage 2013

Three-day forum for societies and cultural initiatives dedicated to the promotion of Irish culture in Germany. The event took place under the patronage of His Excellency the Irish Ambassador Dan Mulhall and Stephan Toscani, Minister for Finance European Affairs of the Saarland Government.

21.-23. June 2013, Saarland University

Organisation and support by Saarland University, the English Department at Saarland University, The Embassy of Ireland, GISS, Sparkasse Saarbrücken and The Gathering 2013.

Unifilm Screenings of The Guard and The Wind that Shakes the Barley

Cooperation with Unifilm
I
ntroductions by H. Mißler (GISS) and E. Michely (GISS)

07. May & 16. May 2013
Saarland University

“Irische Heilige in Irland und im Saarland”

Guest Lecture by Pastor Matthias Marx

25 Jan. 2012
Saarland University

“William Butler Yeats: Leben und Werk”

Travelling exhibition, National Library of Ireland

30. Nov.-23. Dez. 2011
Campus Center, Saarland University

Opened by His Excellency the Irish Ambassador Dan Mulhall on 30 Nov. 2011

Organised by The Embassy of Ireland, Saarland University, the English Department at Saarland University and GISS.

Maurice Fitzpatrick, The Boys of St Columb’s

Guest Lecture and Film Screening

03 Nov. 2011
Saarland University

Organised by British Literary and Cultural Studies at Saarland University and GISS

“Irish History and Literature from the Flight of the Earls to the French Revolution (1607-1789)”

Guest Lecture by Dr Éamonn Ó Ciardha (University of Ulster / Guest Professor Europaicum)

12 July 2011
Saarland University

A Birthday Party for W.B. Yeats

with Prof. Dr. Bert Hornback

14 June 2011
NN 19, Saarbrücken

W. B. Yeats’s Poetry

with Prof. Dr. Bert Hornback

02. Dez. 2010
NN 19 Saarbrücken

 

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