On Friday 10 March 2017 the Institute of Irish Studies, Queen’s University Belfast, hosted a symposium on ‘Commemorating partition and Civil Wars in Ireland, 2020-23: Civil Wars and their legacies in Ireland’. Speakers included Bill Kissing (LSE), Gemma Clark (Exeter), and David Armitage (Harvard). Download the full schedule. From History Ireland: Michael Laffan on the partition…

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On Friday 17 February 2017 John F. Larkin QC (NI Attorney-General) presented the Irish Legal History Society Spring Discourse on ‘The Irish Convention’. This was the forum established in 1917 to facilitate negotiations between Irish unionists and constitutional nationalists, to explore the basis for an agreement that would permit the implementation of Home Rule; it…

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