On Monday 28 May 2018 Trinity College Dublin  hosted a one-day seminar entitled ‘Female enfranchisement and its limitations, 1918-2018: Gender, politics, class, and caste in Ireland, Europe and India’. This symposium was held to commemorate 100 years of Suffrage in Ireland. It draws together established and early-career scholars in the fields of history, politics, art…

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On Wednesday 25 October the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) hosted a one day conference entitled ”The October Revolution in Russia: The impact of Communism in Ireland’. This will explore the impact of the October Revolution on Ireland with particular reference to the labour movement and women’s activism, trade unions, political parties, and…

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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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On Wednesday 8 March 2017, as part of International Women’s Day, the National Library of Ireland presented a lecture by Dr Fionnuala Walsh (TCD) on ‘Irishwomen and the Great War, 1914-18’. The lecture will examine women’s mobilisation to support the war effort, their role on the Irish ‘Home Front’, and also their politicisation in a world at…

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On 21 November 2016 Carton House, Co. Kildare hosted the launch of The country house and Great War: Irish and British experiences, edited by Terence Dooley (Maynooth University) and Christopher Ridgeway (Castle Howard, Yorkshire). Drawing on archival materials, and incorporating never-before-seen images, this volume presents a spectrum of experience: from owners, to servants and tenants, as…

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