4-10 November 2018: National Library of Ireland programme for centenary of 1918 Armistice, National Library of Ireland, Dublin 2

From Sunday 4 November to Saturday 10 November 2018 the National Library of Ireland will be presenting diverse programme of talks, tours, lectures and more to mark the centenary of the 1918 Armistice and the end of the First World War. Beginning with a performance of Michael Holohan’s ‘Gallipoli, the GPO, and Flanders’ on Sunday 4…

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5 November-21 December 2018: ‘The Peace at Home? Dublin after the First World War’, Dublin City Library and Archive. Pearse Street, Dublin 2.

On Monday 5 November 2018 a new exhibition entitled ‘The Peace at Home? Dublin after the First World War’ opened at Dublin City Library and Archive (DCLA) 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2.  The exhibition commemorates the centenary of the end of the First World War in November 1918. Using the rich vein of archival materials…

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3 November 2018: ‘Deeds not words? Assessing a century of change’, National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7

On Saturday 3 November 2018 the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts and History, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7, hosted a one-day conference entitled ‘Deeds not words? Assessing a century of change’. This conference brought together a range of academics, historians and writers to explore changes and advancements in Irish society, particularly for women over…

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2 November 2018: ‘1918 and the collapse of the Habsburg Empire: From multinational empire to multinational states, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2

On Thursday 18 October a new six-part public lecture series entitled  ‘1918 and the New Europe’ began at Trinity College Dublin. The lecture series  will hear from national and international experts who will re-examine the significance of 1918 as the beginning of a new European order. The series will focus on the collapsing empires and the…

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23 October 2018: ‘Pandemic: Ireland and the Great Flu 1918-19’, Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, Dublin 11

On Tuesday 23 October 2018 Glasnevin Trust and Trinity College Dublin’s School of Histories and Humanities presented a one day conference to mark the centenary of the ‘Spanish’ influenza pandemic of 1918-19. The pandemic travelled emerged in the latter months of the First World War, and was transported across the globe as armies demobilised on an…

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18 October 2018: ‘Without any revolution and riots: The quiet collapse of the Habsburg Empire, 1918’, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2

On Thursday 18 October a new six-part public lecture series entitled  ‘1918 and the New Europe’ began at Trinity College Dublin. The lecture series  will hear from national and international experts who will re-examine the significance of 1918 as the beginning of a new European order. The series will focus on the collapsing empires and the…

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