Plan your visit

Museum of Literature Ireland
Open today, 10:30-18:00
buy tickets

Find us

UCD Naughton Joyce Centre
86 St Stephen's Green
Dublin 2 view map


A digital radio station
for Irish literature
tune in

UCD Centre for Ethics in Public Life Lecture Series

The UCD Centre for Ethics in Public Life is pleased to announce its 2019-20 Public Lecture Series at MoLI. The Centre will present a series of five lectures by philosophers from UCD on pressing ethical questions impacting personal, public and professional spheres. The series will consist of five lectures of 40 minutes duration followed by discussion. The series’ aim is to generate discussion on some of the most important issues facing us today, facilitate exchange of ideas and open up a forum for discussion on ethical issues.

Tuesday, 4 February Professor Brian O’Connor: Work and Idleness
Tuesday, 11 February Professor Maeve Cooke: ‘Ethics in the Age of Climate Change’
Tuesday, 18 February Associate Professor Christopher Cowley: The Ethics of Ignorance and Carelessness
Tuesday, 25 February Professor Rowland Stout: The Role of Empathy in our Moral Life
Tuesday, 24 March Dr Silvia Panizza: Paying Attention

Discover More

Bright Sparks Creative Bursts #7: Hidden Stories

In this Bright Sparks Creative Burst explore hidden stories by using everyday junk found around the house to inspire us to create some original pieces of work. With a little inspiration from Sarah Crossan’s #wearethepoets postcards, Sarah Webb uses blackout poetry and highlights words to make a poem. Download the materials to create some poetry or prose of your very own!

This site uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. See our privacy policy.