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First Wednesdays Autumn Series

September 20, 2023

#FirstWeds Autumn Series 2023: Ecological Sustainability and Finding Ways In

First Wednesdays Autumn Series 2023 Ecological Sustainability and Finding Ways In Join us for Comhlámh’s First Wednesdays Autumn Series 2023 on ecological sustainability in partnership with the Maynooth University Department of International Development. The series will offer some ‘ways in’ to think about this theme through the lens of place-specific projects happening on our  island. Join [...]
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May 15, 2023

#FirstWeds Summer Series 2023: FROM LEGAL OBLIGATIONS TO ILLEGAL PRACTICES: Challenging Pushbacks & the Erosion of the Rule of Law on the European Borders

First Wednesdays Summer Series 2023 FROM LEGAL OBLIGATIONS TO ILLEGAL PRACTICES: Challenging Pushbacks & the Erosion of the Rule of Law on the European Borders Join us for First Wednesdays Summer Series 2023, in partnership with Oxfam Ireland, which will focus on the critical issue of EU pushbacks and the breakdown of the rule of [...]
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Unpacking Continuities of Struggle

November 3, 2022

FirstWeds Autumn Series 2022 (Part 3): Unpacking Commonalities in Struggle

First Wednesdays Autumn 2022 Series PART 3: Unpacking Commonalities in Struggle Date: Wednesday, 7 December, 7PM In the third and closing session of the ‘The Struggle for Democracy: Exploring Commonalities in Global Citizenship and Activism’ series we will take a closer look at current transnational justice issues, global campaigns and examples of democracy in action. [...]
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The Struggle for the Earth

October 13, 2022

FirstWeds Autumn Series 2022 (Part 2): The Struggle for the Earth – The Global is Local

First Wednesdays Autumn 2022 Series PART 2: The Struggle for the Earth - The Global is Local Date: Wednesday, 2 Nov, 7PM While many communities around the world are threatened by the impacts of climate change, others face more direct environmental destruction in the form of extractivism. Following the supply chain disruption caused by Covid-19, European countries [...]
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Struggle as acts of citizenship

September 15, 2022

FirstWeds Autumn Series 2022 (Part 1): Struggle as Acts of Citizenship

First Wednesdays Autumn 2022 Series PART 1: Struggle as Acts of Citizenship Date: Wednesday, 5 Oct, 7PM What ‘acts of citizenship’ could we point to in struggles here in Ireland? At our opening October session, we will take a closer look at how these examples might extend our understanding of citizenship, its role in affirming [...]
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The struggle for democracy

September 15, 2022

#FirstWeds Autumn Series 2022: The Struggle for Democracy – Exploring Commonalities in Global Citizenship and Activism

First Wednesdays Autumn 2022 Series THE STRUGGLE FOR DEMOCRACY: Exploring Commonalities in Global Citizenship and Activism  Join us this Autumn for the new First Wednesdays series, a set of three interlinked conversations with those currently involved in real-world struggles in Ireland and beyond. We will take a closer look at commonalities ‘in struggle’ across campaigning [...]
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