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.13, Doorway 4, Old Medical School, William Robertson Wing, Teviot Place. Full details in the schedule below.

Everyone is warmly welcome.

Events schedule

Semester 1 2019/20
Date Speaker Topic
Tuesday 24 Sept

Deirdre Foley (Dublin City University)

‘“Women are Citizens”: Irish women’s groups and the commission on the status of women, c. 1967-1972’

Tuesday 22 Oct

Síobhra Aiken (NUI Galway)

‘Gender-specific medical management of trauma in the Irish Revolution, 1916-1923’

Tuesday 5 Nov

Patrick Mannion (Edinburgh)

‘“Britain’s Flag is our Talisman”: Nationalism, memory, and the Ancient Order of Hibernians in the United States and Canada, 1908-1918’

Tuesday 19 Nov

Mary McAuliffe (UCD)

 ‘“'I had a mouthful of steel”: Cumann na mBan, militancy and gendered violence, 1919-1921’

Tuesday 3 Dec

Donald MacRaild (London Met)

 ‘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.