Modern Irish History seminars - Semester 1

The Modern Irish History research seminars take place throughout the academic year and are open to all.


Time and location

Unless otherwise stated, the seminars  take place on Tuesdays from 18.00, in room G.13, Old Medical School, William Robertson Wing, Teviot Place. Full details in the schedule below.

Everyone is warmly welcome.

Events schedule

Semester 1 2018/19
Date Speaker Topic Notes
Tuesday 22 Jan

Aoife Bhreatnach (Independent)

'Irish travellers: Accommodating cultural difference in modern Ireland?'

Tuesday 29 Jan

Erika Hanna (University of Bristol)  

'Subsistence farming, butter, and murder: The local and the global history of an Irish field in 1958'

Joint event with Centre for the Study of Modern and Contemporary History

17.00 , LG.09, David Hume Tower

Tuesday 5 Feb

Stuart Clark (University of Edinburgh)

'No love lost? The Scots in Ireland under the Union'

Tuesday 26 Feb Ian D’Alton  (Trinity College Dublin) and Ida Milne (Carlow College)

'From George V to the GAA: Mapping the Protestant place in independent Ireland'

Thursday 28 Mar

Diane Urquhart (University of Liverpool)

'Like diamonds, gambling, and picture-fancying, a luxury of the rich? Ireland's divorcing minority, 1701-1922'

Please note different day

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