Irish Federation of University Women (IRFUW)
UWE friends are invited to attend the Irish Federation of University Women – IrFUW Annual Conference, hosted by Trinity College Dublin on the 18th and 19th October 2019, it will be an exciting weekend of discussion on the theme of “Hearing Women’s Voices”.
On Friday afternoon delegates can register in the Alumni Office in East Chapel in Trinity College Dublin from 3pm. There will be several events laid on in the afternoon including a guided tour of the new Printing House Building by the Architect of the project Valerie Mulvin who also designed the award winning Trinity Long Room Hub through her company McCulloughMulvin Architects. Trish Murphy will be talking about her work with students in Trinity in Consent Workshops which TWG are delighted to support.
The IrFUW evening dinner is in the Trinity City Hotel in Pearse Street starting with a reception at 7pm. The guest speaker is Sharon Bowers, New York Literary Agent who will talk about #hearingwomensvoices in modern literature.
Ticket Dinner Friday Evening 7.pm 18th October in Trinity City Hotel – Cost €55
On Saturday there will be presentations and panel discussions on Women’s Voices In Europe, Women’s Voices in Business and Women’s Voices in the Arts. Guest Speakers’s list on Saturday includes Frances Fitzgerald MEP, Dr. Anne Nègre – UWE President, Brid Horan – Balance for Better Business, Dr. Tanusree Jain and Prof. Deirdre Ahern of Trinity College Business School and Trinity School of Law.
Also presenting and discussing a video ‘Whose Feet’ on Lucia Joyce is Frances Mezzetti – Performance Artist and Joyce Garvey – Artist and Author of a book on Lucia Joyce.
Single Registration Ticket for both days – Cost €40
Venue: Long Room Hub TCD
Come along and hear thought provoking leading women, network with friends new and old and have your own voice heard.
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The Queens Women’s Graduate Association (QWGA) will host the annual conference of the Irish Federation of University Women (IRFUW) in the Canada Room of Queen’s University Belfast on Saturday 7 October 2017. This follows the IRFUW Gala Dinner on Friday 6 October in the Great Hall at Queens University Belfast.
The conference title and theme is ‘Women’s Movement: Stories of Migration’.
The conference will explore women’s particular experiences around migration and displacement and to provide a unique opportunity to voice and hear these experiences. The conference will look at the response of institutions, societies, and states and the legal and rights contexts in which women’s migration takes place.
In addition to hearing from delegates, the conference will hear from our keynote speaker, Marie Anderson, the Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman, a lawyer with an international reputation in promoting and protecting human rights.
Speakers will address migration in the context of issues including identity, home, memory, and living in diaspora, access to services, legal rights, human rights and security.
Guest speaker: Jane Talbot, Author, Founder of Women Aloud NI Northern Ireland
|Marie Anderson, NIPSO||Keynote address|
|Asma Amro||Problems Affecting the Access to Education For Syrian Refugees in Jordan|
|Dr Patricia Brazil BL||‘Embodied rights: Gender and migration in Irish law’|
|Dr Evropi Chatzipanagiotidou||Law, human rights, migration and diasporas|
|Dr Johanne Devlin Trew||Women’s stories of migration in the Northern Ireland context|
|Dr Edie Shillue||My Granny was a Human Smuggler: Irish/Women in Diaspora|
|Mimi Unamoyo||A Lawyer’s Journey|
|Dr Ulrike Vieten||Personal experience and legal context of EU migration|
More details about Conference and registration here: