Speakers Archive

Seminar in Modern Irish History – 2013-14


Michaelmas Term 2013


16th October

Clair Wills (Queen Mary, University of London)

‘Pink witch: representations of women, modernity and urbanisation in post-war Ireland’


30th October

Brian Walker (Queen’s University Belfast)

‘Villain, victim or prophet: Lady Gregory, Sir William Gregory and the Great Irish Famine’


13th November

Niamh Gallagher (St Catherine’s College, University of Cambridge)

‘A nation once again?  John Redmond and building Irish inter-communal unity during the Great War, August-December 1914’


27th November

Paul Bew (House of Lords and Queen’s University Belfast)


Lent Term 2014


5th February

Andy Bielenberg (University College Cork)

‘The Dunmanway Massacre (April 1922) revisited’


19th February

H.E. Dan Mulhall (Embassy of Ireland)


Easter Term 2014


30th April

Keith Jeffery (Queen’s University Belfast)

‘The decade of centenaries: a Belfast view’


7th May

Guy Beiner (University of Oxford)

‘Forgetful remembrance of the turnout of 1798 in Ulster’


14th May

Catherine Nash (Queen Mary, University of London)

‘A critique of the popular science of studying the Irish past and the population of Ireland genetically’


The seminar was generously supported by the Trevelyan Fund of the History Faculty of the University of Cambridge, with a contribution from the Embassy of Ireland.