School of History, Classics & Archaeology

Irish History Seminars 2013

Seminars take place on Wednesdays at 5pm in Room G.13, William Robertson Wing, Medical School, Teviot Place.

Semester 2, Spring 2013
Date Topic Speaker Notes
29 January 2014 Lost Republic: The Abbey Theatre's 1916 Rebels Dr Fearghal McGarry (Queen’s University Belfast)  
12 February 2014 Irish Public Histories   Alternative venue: Room G.16, William Robertson Wing
26 February 2014 The Journey West Professor Patrick Joyce (University of Edinburgh) Alternative venue: Room G.12, William Robertson Wing
5 March 2014 Making Croppies Lie Down: Triumphalist Self-Forgetting in Ulster Dr Guy Beiner (Ben Gurion University)  
26 March 2014 “Another Generation of Jail-Birds”: Nineteenth-Century Irish Female Convicts Dr Elaine Farrell (Queen’s University Belfast) Jointly hosted with the Gender History Network
Semester 1, Autumn 2013
Date Topic Speaker Co-hosts
2 October 2013 Famine Memory and Monumentality: 1847-1997 Dr Emily Mark-Fitzgerald (University College Dublin)  
16 October 2013 Prison Medical Officers, Convict Bodies, Gender and Weight Fluctuation in Ireland, 1877-1900 Dr Ciara Breathnach (University of Limerick) Jointly hosted with the Edinburgh History of Medicine Seminar
30 October 2013 James Connolly and the Internationalisation of the Edinburgh Labour Movement Chloe Ross (University of Aberdeen) Jointly hosted with the Scottish History Seminar
20 November 2013 Militant Nationalism in the Irish Diaspora: A Comparative Study of Chicago and Melbourne, 1865-1885. Sophie Cooper (University of Edinburgh)  
  Philanthropy, ‘Moral Reform’ and ‘Associational Culture’: Social Relations in Dublin and Edinburgh 1815-1845. Joseph Curran (University of Edinburgh)  


Professor Enda Delaney

Professor of Modern History

  • School of History, Classics and Archaeology
  • University of Edinburgh

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Dr Niall Whelehan

Marie Curie Fellow; History

  • School of History, Classics and Archaeology
  • University of Edinburgh

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Kindly supported by the School of History, Classics and Archaeology, University of Edinburgh.