Unmanageable Revolutionaries—women in the ‘decade of centenaries’

Unmanageable Revolutionaries—women in the ‘decade of centenaries’


It is nearly 40 years since Margaret Ward’s pioneering Unmanageable Revolutionaries: Women and
Irish Nationalism, 1880-1980
(1983) first appeared.

How has women’s history, and history written by women, fared in the meantime, particularly in this ‘decade of centenaries’?

Join History Ireland editor, Tommy Graham, in discussion with Síobhra Aiken, Leeann Lane, Sarah-Anne Buckley and Margaret Ward.

PANELLISTS
Síobhra Aiken lectures in History at Queen’s University, Belfast, and is the author of Spiritual
Wounds: Trauma, Testimony & the Irish Civil War
(2022).


Leeann Lane lectures in History at Dublin City University and is the author of Dorothy McArdle
(2019). Since 2012 she has been on the Expert Advisory Group on the Decade of Centenaries.


Sarah-Anne Buckley lectures in History at NUI, Galway, and is the author of The Cruelty Man: Child
Welfare, the NSPCC and the State in Ireland, 1889-1956
(2013). She is currently President of the
Women’s History Association of Ireland.


Margaret Ward is Senior Lecturer in History at Queen’s University, Belfast, and author of Fearless
Woman, Hanna Sheehy Skeffington, feminism and the Irish Revolution (2019).

Listen here:

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3iHJDHFZjxBraEa2bjCmjM

History Ireland Podcast Channel: https://www.historyireland.com/podcast-channel/

Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/history-ireland/id1503109266

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