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Classical Influences and Irish Culture (CLIC) is an ERC-funded project investigating the sustained diachronic relevance of classical material from ancient Greece and Rome to the formation of socio-political Irish identities from the medieval period to the present day.

Image: The Crowing of the Victors by James Barry (1791), Crawford Art Gallery, Cork

Upcoming events

Thu 28 Apr
09:00-17:00 | Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies, School of Celtic Studies
Irish Platonisms Conference

Past events

Fri 03 Sep
10:45-11:30 | Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies
Ór na Gréige is stór na hÉigipt: Classical Antiquity in Irish Song Tradition
Wed 12 May
16:30-18:00 | The Classical Ages Research Cluster, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim (online)
Classical Culture in 18th Century Ireland
Isabelle Torrance and Gregory Darwin
Fri 16 Apr
12:30-13:15 | Ulster University (online: UK Time)
Learning and Scholarship in Medieval Northwestern Europe
Gregory Darwin: Seacht dtroighthe do thalmhain: Memento mori agus an léann Clasaiceach i litríocht na Nua-ghaeilge Luaithe

See the recorded lecture ‘Uses of the Past: The Classical Influences and Irish Culture Project (27 January 2021), in which the project is introduced to the Classical Association of Northern Ireland