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Talk: Former President of Ireland, Mary McAleese (President 1997-2011)

Participation is free but registration is requested.

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Tuesday 1 November 2022,  at 16:15 - 17:30


Antikmuseet, Aarhus University

Mary McAleese, Former President of Ireland (1997-2011)

Former President of Ireland, Mary McAleese (President 1997-2011), will visit AU on 1 November to give the opening keynote address at the conference ‘Irish Migrations and Classical Antiquity’ funded by the European Research Council. The talk will be held at Antikmuseet 16:15 and followed by a wine reception.

Participation is free but registration is requested.
Please register here if you wish to join us: https://events.au.dk/1novopeningreception  
Registration deadline onsite participation: 24 October 2022 at 12.00 pm CEST
Registration deadline online participation: 28 October 2022 at 9.00 am CEST

Mary McAleese, a lawyer by training, was a leading figure in generating and securing the Northern Irish Peace Process, and her career is marked by the tireless championing of social justice and human rights including, notably, LGBT recognition and reform within the Catholic Church. Trained in both civil law and canon law, McAleese currently holds the positions of Professor of Children, Law & Religion, at the University of Glasgow, Canon at Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin, and Chancellor of Trinity College Dublin.