Lecture Series

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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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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11 October 2018: ‘Chemical weapons, blockades and captivity: How the First World War redefined war norms’, St Mary’s Church, Haddington Road, Dublin 4

On Thursday 11 October 2018 St Mary’s Church, Haddington Road, Dublin 4, hosted a lecture by Heather Jones (UCL), entitled ‘Chemical weapons, blockades and captivity: How the First World War redefined war norms’ The First World War is often seen as having changed the ‘face of battle’. One of the ways that the war represented a new departure…

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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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17 April 2018: Dublin City Library and Archive lunchtime lecture series: ‘"Doing their bit": Irish women and the First World War’, Dublin City Hall, Dublin 2

On Tuesday 17 April Dublin City Library and Archive presented the third in their new series of lunchtime lectures, entitled ‘”Doing their bit”: Irish women and the First World War’. The series will explore different aspects of Irish women’s experiences throughout the First World War, from anti-enlistment activism to working in munition factories and war-time…

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3 April 2018: Dublin City Library and Archive lunchtime lecture series: ‘"Doing their bit": Irish women and the First World War’, Dublin City Hall, Dublin 2

On Tuesday 3 April Dublin City Library and Archive  presented the first in their new series of lunchtime lectures, entitled ‘”Doing their bit”: Irish women and the First World War’. The series will explore different aspects of Irish women’s experiences throughout the First World War, from anti-enlistment activism to working in munition factories and war-time…

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31 October 2017: DCC Autumn lunchtime lecture: ‘The Russian Revolutions: Cultural reactions in Ireland’, Dublin City Hall, Dublin 2

On Tuesday 31 October 2017 Dublin City Council presented the fifth and final talk in its series of lunch-time lectures in Dublin City Hall, on the theme of ‘Ireland and the Russian Revolutions’. The series was curated by Francis Devine and Dr. Mary Clark in association with Dublin City Library and Archive,138-144 Pearse Street, D2; full programme details…

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