Lecture Series

24 October 2017: DCC Autumn lunchtime lecture: ‘The Czarist Crown Jewels and the Irish State’, Dublin City Hall, Dublin 2

On Tuesday 24 October 2017 Dublin City Council presented the fourth in a series of lunch-time lectures in Dublin City Hall, on the theme of ‘Ireland and the Russian Revolutions’. The series is curated by Francis Devine and Dr. Mary Clark in association with Dublin City Library and Archive,138-144 Pearse Street, D2; full programme details and speaker biographies…

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10 October 2017: DCC Autumn lunchtime lecture: ‘Ireland responds to the Russian Revolution: Backing the Bolsheviks’, Dublin City Hall, Dublin 2

On Tuesday 10 October 2017 Dublin City Council presented the second in a series of lunch-time lectures in Dublin City Hall, on the theme of ‘Ireland and the Russian Revolutions’. The series is curated by Francis Devine and Dr. Mary Clark in association with Dublin City Library and Archive,138-144 Pearse Street, D2; full programme details and speaker biographies…

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3 October 2017: DCC Autumn lunchtime lecture: ‘The October revolution: Bolshevik dreams and Russian realities’, Dublin City Hall, Dublin 2

On Tuesday 3 October 2017 Dublin City Council presented the first in a series of lunch-time lectures in Dublin City Hall, on the theme of ‘Ireland and the Russian Revolutions’. The series is curated by Francis Devine and Dr. Mary Clark in association with Dublin City Library and Archive,138-144 Pearse Street, D2; full programme details and speaker biographies…

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8 May 2017: Sheila Fitzpatrick lecture: ‘Nothing to celebrate? Commemorating the Russian Revolution’, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2

On Monday 8 May the Irish Historical Society presented a lecture by Prof. Sheila Fitzpatrick (University of Sydney), entitled ‘Nothing to Celebrate? Commemorating the Russian Revolution’. Prof. Fitzpatrick, formerly of the University of Chicago, is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading authorities on Soviet Russia. The lecture took place at 7pm in the Neill…

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5 April 2017: ‘Ten days that shook the world: the impact of the Russian Revolution on Ireland, the USA and China’, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2

On Wednesday 5 April Trinity College Dublin launched a new International History seminar series with a seminar entitled ‘Ten days that shook the world: the impact of the Russian Revolution on Ireland, the USA and China’. Three distinguished  speakers explored the effects of the Russian Revolution in these three countries, after which there will be…

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2 March 2017: Glasnevin Trust/TCD Winter lecture: ‘Women of the Irish Revolution and India: Maud Gonne, Charlotte Despard, Mollie Woods, and the struggle for Indian independence in the 1930s’, Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, Dublin 11

On Thursday 2 March 2017 Glasnevin Trust and Trinity College Dublin  presented the last in a series of lectures on ‘Ireland and the world after the Rising’. Kate O’Malley (RIA Documents on Irish Foreign Policy)  presented a lecture entitled ”Women of the Irish Revolution and India: Maud Gonne, Charlotte Despard, Mollie Woods, and the struggle for…

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2 March 2017: Lecture on ‘Leinster’s sister: the sinking of the RMS Connaught’, Maritime Museum, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

On Thursday 2 March the National Maritime Museum, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, hosted a lecture by Philip Lecane entitled ‘Leinster’s sister: the sinking of the RMS Connaught‘. Originally built for the City of Dublin Steam Packet Company, the Connaught was requisitioned for use by the Royal Navy during the First World War; the Connaught was sunk…

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20-24 February 2017: ‘The warp and weft of herstory: the 20th century history of the women of Newry and Mourne’, Newry and Mourne Museum, Co. Down

From Monday 20 to Friday 24 February 2017 Newry and Mourne Museum hosted a series of afternoon lectures on the theme ‘The warp and weft of herstory: the 20th century history of the women of Newry and Mourne’. Topics included the history of women in the region during the twentieth century broadly, the revolutionary era, the…

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15 November 2016: ‘Atlas of the Irish revolution’ lecture: ‘Reflections on the changing historiography of the Irish Revolution’, National Library of Ireland, Dublin 2

On Tuesday 15 November 2016 the National Library of Ireland hosted the latest in a series of public lectures based on the forthcoming Atlas of the Irish Revolution. Prof. Gearoid Ó Tuathaigh (NUI Galway) delivered a lecture entitled ‘Reflections on the changing historiography of the Irish Revolution’. As with all major historical events and periods, the historiography…

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3 November 2016: ‘Women and the decade of commemorations’ seminar, Maynooth University, Kildare

On Thursday November 3 the All-island commemoration network hosted the final one-day symposium in the ‘Women and the decade of commemorations’ series, which was intended to broaden the commemorative perspective beyond an Irish context. There were plenary talks by Anna Reading (KCL), Stef Craps, Conor Mulvagh (UCD) and  Graham Dawson (Brighton),  and a roundtable discussion with…

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