Dr. Simon Prince, Canterbury Christ Church University:
‘The majority always rules’: Democracy and the start of the Troubles.
Hugh Hanley, University of Cambridge, with Professor Stefan Collini, University of Cambridge, as a discussant:
‘The worst country in the world for intellectuals’: Intellectuals in post-revolutionary Ireland.
Kaitlin Ball, University of Cambridge:
Shadow politics: Paramilitary control in contemporary Northern Irish life.
Joint Modern Irish History – Intelligence History Seminar
Dan Larsen, University of Cambridge:
British signals intelligence and the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland.
Third Annual Brian Lenihan Memorial Lecture
Bertie Ahern, former Taoiseach of the Republic of Ireland:
On the 20th Anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement. (Mong Hall, 5:30pm)
Professor Mary Daly, UCD
Reflecting on the social history of modern Ireland.
HH Judge Sean Enright
Revisiting the 1916 Easter Rising trials.
Dr. Owen McGee
Arthur Griffith: an architect of Irish independence?
Professor Lance Pettitt, Birkbeck
“Must I reverse the cinematograph?”: Yeats, auto/biography and the medium of film.
Seminar room 1, Chapel Court, Sidney Sussex College
All meetings begin at 5pm.
The seminar is supported by the Trevelyan Fund of the Faculty of History, University of Cambridge, with a contribution from the Embassy of Ireland.
Convenors: Eugenio Biagini, Sean Campbell, Hugh Hanley, Trisha Kessler, Christopher Morash, Charles Read, Bronwen Walter.