The Modern Irish History research seminars take place throughout the academic year and are open to all.
This year's theme is 'Uses of the past: history, memory and commemoration'.
Unless otherwise stated, the seminars begin at 18.00 on Tuesdays in room G.13, William Robertson Wing, Teviot Place. All are welcome!
|Tuesday 12 January||Professor Mo Moulton (Harvard University)||
‘In the Land of the Sassenach': Irish Republican Lives in interwar England
Joint event with Diaspora Studies seminar series
Venue change: Sydney Smith Lecture Theatre
|Tuesday 26 January||Dr Caoimhe Nic Dháibhéid (University of Sheffield)||The Personal is Political: Cultures of Commemoration and the Children of 1916|
|Wednesday 10 February||Joseph Curran (University of Edinburgh), Laura Harrison (University of Edinburgh), Naomi Lloyd-Jones (King’s College London) and Maggie Scull (King’s College London)||
Four Nations History: A Panel Discussion
Joint event with Scottish History Seminar
Time and venue change: 5.15 pm, room G.16
|Tuesday 1 March||Thomas Dolan (University of Edinburgh)||Visions of History in the Political Thought of the Architects of Peace in Northern Ireland|
|Tuesday 22 March||Dr Laura McAtackney (Aarhus University)||
Recovering Marginalized Narratives of Revolutionary Ireland: The Kilmainham Gaol Graffiti Project
Venue change: G.16
|Tuesday 13 October||Professor David T. Gleeson (Northumbria University)||‘With the ardour and devotion of knights renown': Irish Americans remember the Civil War|
|Tuesday 27 October||Dr Gillian O’Brien (Liverpool John Moores University)||'Telling the same old story': memory and Irish history|
|Tuesday 10 November||Dr Caoimhe Nic Dháibhéid (University of Sheffield)||The personal is political: cultures of commemoration and the children of 1916|
|Tuesday 1 December||Dr Barry Hazley (University of Glasgow)||‘From the labour trench to the board’: myth, memory and masculinity in Irish migrant memories of work in the British construction industry|
Please contact the organisers for further information.
The School of History, Classics and Archaeology offers an exciting programme of seminars across many subjects areas. Visit the research seminars website to find out what else is happening.