On Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 July 2017, Trinity College Dublin hosted ‘The Irish Convention, 1917-1918: A centenary symposium’. In the wake of the Easter Rising, and after other failed attempts to find a compromise, Prime Minister Lloyd George summoned a gathering of representative Irishmen to a convention to establish a basis for a settlement of…

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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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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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