School of History, Classics & Archaeology

Modern Irish History seminars

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 5.15pm, in room G.14, Doorway 4, Old Medical School, William Robertson Wing, Teviot Place unless otherwise stated. Full details in the schedule below.

Everyone is warmly welcome.

Events schedule

Semester 2 2019/20
Date Speaker Topic Notes
Monday 20 Jan

Kevin Kenny (New York University)

‘Immigration policy and slavery in the United States, 1789-1889’

Please note that this seminar will take place on a Monday in room LG.10, David Hume Tower

Tuesday 4 Feb

Marie Coleman (Queen’s University Belfast)

‘Guilt by association: The motivation for attacks on Protestants and loyalists in revolutionary Ireland’

Tuesday 3 Mar

Niamh Gallagher (Cambridge University)

‘Ireland and the Great War’

Tuesday 17 Mar

Anne Dolan (Trinity College Dublin)

'Bearing all kinds of witness to war: finding violence in revolutionary Ireland'

With the Centre for the Study of Modern and Contemporary History

Please note time and venue change: 5pm, LG10 David Hume Tower, George Sq

Tuesday 24 Mar

Donald MacRaild (London Metropolitan University)

 ‘Orangeism and ribbonism: The associational dimensions of nineteenth century Irish sectarianism’


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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.