Experiences of border minority – historical perspectives

The seminar will be streamed through: https://fb.me/e/2ylkPcJnn

And also through YouTube: https://youtube.com/channel/UC7F8OPKm7Ii4gTp2QcoSDIg…


10.30am – Opening remarks: Cathaoirleach of Monaghan County Council

10:35am – Address by Taoiseach, Micheál Martin T.D.10:50am

Keynote lectures

Dr Dan Purcell

Dr Margaret O’ Callaghan, Reader in Politics in the School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy at Queens University Belfast

Moderator: Dr Éamon Phoenix, Former Principal Lecturer in History and Head of Lifelong Learning at Stranmillis University College, Queen’s University Belfast

Panel Discussion: Community Perspectives on Partition

Denis Bradley, journalist and former vice-chair of the NI Policing Board, Co. Derry

Dr Jonathan Cherry, Lecturer in Geography at the School of History and Geography, Dublin City UniversityAnnmarie Fryers, Clones Family Resource Centre, Co. Monaghan

Angela Graham, Community leader from Drum, Co Monaghan

Denzil McDaniel, former editor of the Impartial Reporter, Co. Fermanagh

Dr Anthony Russell, historical geographer, Newry

Moderator: Professor Mary Daly, Emeritus Professor of History at University College Dublin

Panel Discussion and Q+A:

Commemorating the Decade of Centenaries – a Museum perspective

Roisin Doherty, Curator of the Tower Museum, Derry

Gary Martin, Acting Curator of Cavan County Museum

Judith McCarthy, Curator of Donegal County Museum

Sarah McHugh, Museum & Heritage Manager at Fermanagh County Museum

Moderator: Liam Bradley, Curator of Monaghan County Museum

4:25pm Closing remarks – Professor Mary Daly, Emeritus Professor of History at University College Dublin

4:30pm Seminar ends

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