Modern Irish History seminars
The Modern Irish History research seminars take place throughout the academic year and are open to all.
Time and location
As a result of COVID-19 the Modern Irish History Seminar will take place on Tuesdays at 5pm in Seminar Room 1, Chrystal Macmillan Building unless stated otherwise.
Semester 2 2022/23
Tue 31 Jan
|Laura McAtackney (University College Cork)||
‘Tracing the transition of conflict to peace: understanding the Northern Irish Conflict through material culture’
|Tue 7 Feb||
Niamh Coffey (University of Strathclyde)
'Remedying a miscarriage of justice: the arrest and deportation of anti-Treaty women in Britain'
|Tue 21 Feb||
James Bright (University of Edinburgh)
‘Captive Readers: The Loyalist Long Kesh Library'
|Tue 7 Mar||
Gary Murphy (Dublin City University)
'Charles Haughey and the National Question: Rhetoric and Reality’
|Tue 28 Mar||Jack Hepworth (University of Oxford)||
‘“They cannot act as a class as long as their privileges survive”: British radical perceptions of the loyalist working class during the Northern Ireland conflict, c.1969 – 1994’
|Tue 2 May||Catriona Kennedy (Univeristy of York)||
‘“Your servants that were your servants”: Irish domestic servants, radicalism and rebellion in the 1790s’ (joint with Gender and Sexuality group)
|Sydney Smith Lecture Theatre, Doorway 1, Old Medical School|
Semester 1 2022/23
|Tue 20 Sep||
Anna Lively (University of Oxford)
|'Revolutionary Reverberations: Transnational Relief Efforts and the International Press in Ireland and Russia, 1916-1925’|
|Tue 11 Oct||
Rob Savage (Boston College)
|'A servile state puppet? Northern Ireland, the BBC and censorship in Thatcher's Britain'|
|Tue 1 Nov||Abigail Fletcher (University of Edinburgh)||
'From the Sexual Offences Act to Strasbourg: Homosexuality and the Law in Northern Ireland, 1967-1982'
|Tue 6 Dec||Gareth Lyle (University of Edinburgh)||
‘The Geography of Death: East Belfast and the Great War'
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