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Final conference of the HERA project: Making War, Mapping Europe.
2-4 June 2016: 'Peripheral Visions: European Soldiers and Cultural Encounters in the Long Nineteenth Century.'

Workshop 26-27 April 2016:
'Reconstruction and Resettlement in the Wake of War: Global Perspectives in the 19th and 20th centuries.'
Organised by Dr Alex Dowdall (TCD) and Dr Pierre Purseigle (TCD/ Warwick).

Michaelmas Term 2015

26 September 2015: Hall of Honour Memorial.

Trinity College will unveil an inscribed memorial outside the Hall of Honour commemorating the staff and students of Trinity College Dublin who fought and died in the First World War, 11am Saturday 26 September, Front Square.

5 October 2015: Michael Broers (University of Oxford).

'From Conscripts to Conquerors: Napoleon's Grande Armée and the Making of a Masterpiece'. Synge Theatre, Arts Building, 7.30pm.

23-24 October: Conference - Globalising the History of Revolutions.

A two-day international conference organised by Dr Mark Jones of UCD. Keynote speakers are John Horne (TCD) and Stephen Smith (Oxford University).

29 October 2015: Paul Fox (University of York) and Fergus Robson (TCD). Making War, Mapping Europe bilateral seminar.

'Trophies, Loot, Relics or Souvenirs? Military Cultures of Acquisition in the Egyptian Sudan 1881-1898' and 'Conquerors and Collectors: French Soldiers' Spoils of War in Italy and Egypt, 1796-1801' TRIARC seminar room, 4pm.

30 November 2015: Phil McCluskey (University of Hull).

'France's Last Crusade? Louis XIV and the Ottoman Empire'. Seminar jointly organised with the Centre for Early Modern History. Neill Lecture Theatre in the Trinity Long Room Hub, 4pm.

3 December 2015: Pierre Purseigle (University of Warwick/TCD) and Alex Dowdall (TCD).

'Imagining Reconstruction in Western Europe during and after the First World War'. Joint seminar on frontline cities during WWI. Neill Lecture Theatre, the Trinity Long Room Hub, 4pm.

Hilary Term 2015

22 January 2015: Richard Overy (University of Exeter).

‘The Greater War? Writing the History of World War Two’. TRIARC Seminar room, 4pm.

3 February 2015: Dariusz Stola (Institute of Political Science, Polish Academy of Sciences).

‘Competing Victimhoods? How Poles and other Eastern Europeans commemorate their violent pasts.’ Europe's Violent Memories lecture, Trinity Long Room Hub, 6pm.

10 February 2015: David Cesarani (Royal Holloway College, University of London).

‘Friendly aliens, enemy aliens or just aliens? Britain and the Jews of Europe, 1939-1945'. Holocaust Memorial Lecutre, TCD Burke Theatre, 7:30pm.

19 February 2015: Jennifer Wellington (University College Dublin).

'"Authentic" Violence and Imperial Nationalism: Australian and Canadian War Exhibitions, 1917-1922'. TRIARC Seminar room, 4pm.

3 March 2015: Christopher Duggan (University of Reading).

‘The politics of forgetting and forgiving: Italian Fascism and the Second World War.’ Europe's Violent Memories lecture, Trinity Long Room Hub, Hoey Theatre, 6pm.

5 March 2015: Susan Grayzel (University of Mississippi).

'Did Women have a Great War?', Annual 'War in History' lecture, Synge Theatre, 7:30pm.

6 -7 March 2015: Unconventional Warfare: Guerrillas and Counter-Insurgency from Iraq to Antiquity

Guerrilla warfare, like the guerrilla himself, comes in many guises. Whether defined as la petite guerre, kleiner krieg, the now archetypal guerrilla, the more modern insurgency or the even more recent asymmetric warfare, the phenomenon of fast-moving, irregular forces employing hit-and-run tactics against a more orthodox army has been a constant of armed conflict from antiquity. This one-day workshop in the Centre for War Studies brings together scholars from Ireland, the UK, Europe and the US to trace the lived experience and historical representation of guerrilla warfare from the twentieth century to antiquity.
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24 March 2015: Jan C. Behrends (Centre for Contemporary Historical Research [ZZF], Potsdam).

‘The Post-Soviet space: memories and experience of violence from Afghanistan to Ukraine.’ Europe's Violent Memories lecture, Trinity Long Room Hub, Hoey Theatre, 6:00pm.

26 March 2015: 'Enmity, Loyalty, Empire and Nation: Languages in the Great War' International half-day workshop.

Trinity Long Room Hub and IIIS Seminar Room (Arts Building), 2pm – 8pm. The Centre for War Studies in conjunction with Dr. Tamara Scheer of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute, University of Vienna present a workshop which brings together scholars working on the role of languages in crisis and war. The discussion will range across contexts and case studies in diffferent theatres of operation, both nation-states and multi-ethnic empires, focusing on a variety of communicative practises from interpretation to denunciation.

Michaelmas Term 2014

23 September 2014: William Mulligan (University College Dublin).

‘World War One: Structural causes or personal responsibilities?’
A lecture co-organised with the Dublin University History Society, Synge Theatre, 7.30pm.

2 October 2014: UCD Research Seminar (venue: K115, 4.30pm)

Martin Conway (Oxford): ‘Democracy without Leaders: The Collective Spirit of post-war West European Democracy, 1945-68.’
Balázs Apor (TCD): ‘Interpreting Stalinist Leader Cults in Post-War Eastern Europe.’

16 October 2014: UCD Research Seminar (venue: K115, 4.30pm)

Conor Mulvagh (UCD): ‘Scholars or subversives?: Indian law students in Dublin, 1913-16’.
Daragh J. Gannon (NUIM): ‘Reading revolution: British intelligence and the domestic threat of political violence.’

17 October - 18 October: Workshop, ‘Wars, Colonies and Cultural Encounters, 1789-1920.’

A workshop organized between the two HERA projects, Making War, Mapping Europe, in which the CWS is a participant, and Colonial Encounters in the Great War (project leader Dr Santanu Das, King's College, London). Venue to be confirmed.

30 October 2014: UCD Research Seminar (venue: K115, 4.30pm)

Steffen Werther (Sodertorn University, Sweden): ‘Volk, Race and the Greater Germanic Reich: The Danish Case.’
Geraldien Frijtag (NIOD Amsterdam): ‘Hitler’s Brudervolk. Dutch volunteers for the Germanization of the Nazi East.’

11 November 2014:  Pieter Lagrou (Université Libre de Bruxelles)

‘The ghosts of mid-century: violence, democracy and European memories since the Second World War.’ Europe’s Violent Memories Lecture, Trinity Long Room Hub, 6pm.

13 November 2014: UCD Research Seminar (venue: K115, 4.00pm)

Dr María Inés (CONICET) ‘South America and the First World War.’

27 November 2014: UCD Research Seminar (venue: K115, 4.30 pm)

Prof. Robert Gildea (Oxford): ‘Towards a transnational history of European resistance.’

Prof. Robert Gerwarth (UCD): 'Towards a transnational history of European collaboration.'

2 December 2014: Andrea Peto (Central European University, Budapest)

‘Sexual violence during World War Two: processes of “unsilencing.”’ Europe’s Violent Memories Lecture, Trinity Long Room Hub, 6pm.

 

 

Hilary Term 2014

Tuesday, January 21st:

  • Booklaunch by Patricia Clavin of Julia Eichenberg & Paul Newman (eds.), The Great War and Veterans’ Internationalism (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013) 5.3-7pm, Ideas Space, Trinity Long Room Hub.
  • Patricia Clavin (University of Oxford), Neill/Hoey Lecture Theatre, Trinity Long Room Hub, 7pm: ‘To Talk Peace in the Parables of War: The League of Nations after World War One.' Part of the Europe's Violent Memories lecture series.

Thursday, January 23rd:

  • Tamara Scheer (Ludwig-Boltzmann-Institut for Social Science History in Vienna), ‘The Hope for Unification and the Fear of Disintegration: the Effect of Multilingualism in the Habsburg Army (1868-1918)’.

Thursday, February 6th:

‘The Falklands/ Malvinas War of 1982: Politics and Experience’, a half day workshop co-organized with UCD Centre for War Studies. Neill/Hoey Lecture Room, Trinity Long Room Hub, 2.30pm-6pm.

  • Jimmy Burns. 'Argentina during the War.'
  • Ezekiel Mercau (UCD/Copenhagen), 'The Falklands War and the Debate on Empire'.
  • Aaron Donaghy (UCD), 'The British Government and the Falkland Islands, 1974-1979.'

Tuesday, February 18th:

Holocaust Memorial Lecture

  • Renée Poznanski (Holocaust Memorial Lecture): TCD Arts Building, Burke Theatre, 7.30pm. ‘Being Jewish in World War Two France’

Thursday, February 20th:

UCD SEMINAR

  • Mary Fulbrook (University College London) 'Legacies of the Holocaust' (title to be confirmed).

Tuesday, February 25th:

  • Annette Becker (Université de Paris Ouest-Nanterre-La Défense), Trinity Long Room Hub, 6pm. ‘Towards the Concept of Genocide (1915-1948): Raphael Lemkin and the Extermination of the Ottoman Armenians.’ Part of the Europe's Violent Memories lecture series.

Friday February 28th  - Saturday March 1st:

'From Sarajevo to Troy: Civilians and Siege Warfare.' A workshop from 2pm on Friday until midday Saturday. Trinity Long Room Hub,full details can be found here.

Wednesday, March 5th:

UCD SEMINAR

  • Gustavo Corni (University of Trento) ‘The Italian Army in Russia, 1941-43’. 4.30pm.

Thursday, March 13th:

  • Alan Donohue (TCD), 'Hitler as Military Commander: Operations in Southern Russia in 1942'.

Thursday, March 20th:

SEMINAR UCD

  • Roy Foster (University of Oxford): ‘The Irish Revolutionary Generation’, 4.30pm.

Thursday, March 27th:

  • Jay Winter (Yale University), Synge Theatre, TCD, 6pm ‘War and Martyrdom in the Twentieth Century.’ Part of the Europe's Violent Memories lecture series.

Thursday, April 3rd:

  • Catriona Kennedy (University of York), ‘British Soldiers as Travellers during the Napoleonic Wars.’

Tuesday, April 15th:

  • William Rosenberg (University of Michigan), Swift Theatre, TCD, 6pm. ‘Naturalizing Hobbes: Russia’s Violent “Life in Catastrophe” and its Legacies in Soviet Russia after the Civil War.’ Part of the Europe's Violent Memories lecture series.

Michealmas Term, 2013

Thursday, October 3rd:

  • John Horne (TCD): ‘Thoughts on the timeframes of the Great War.’

Tuesday, October 8th:

  • Robert Gerwarth (UCD): 'The Vanquished: Europe and the Aftermath of the Great War', Trinity Long Room Hub, 6pm. Part of the Europe's Violent Memories series.

Thursday, October 17th:

  • Fergus Robson (TCD): ‘La première battaillon de l'Aveyron: Volunteers and Deserters between Rodez and Ajaccio, 1791-1794.’

Thursday, October 31st :

Themed Session: Brutalisation/Political and Paramilitary Violence, 1917-21:

  • James Matthews (UCD): 'Bulwarks Against Bolshevism: The Counterrevolution in Spain, 1917-1923.'
  • Mark Jones (Irish Research Council Fellow, Centre for War Studies, UCD): ‘The false Rosa Luxemburg and other tales: violence, atrocities, and political mobilisation in the German Revolution of 1918-19.’

Tuesday, November 12th:

  • Michael Richards (University of the West of England): 'A Time of Silence? Legacies of the Civil War in Spain after Franco.' Trinity Long Room Hub, 6pm. Part of the Europe's Violent Memories series.

Thursday, November 14th:

  • Tomás Irish (TCD): ‘Allied Universities and Cultural Diplomacy during the Great War.’

Thursday, November 28th: Workshop and Annual Lecture: ‘The Great War in Africa.’           

Neill/Hoey Lecture Theatre, Trinity Long Room Hub, 2pm – 6pm.

  • James Kitchen (Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst): Egypt
  • John Horne (TCD): Algeria
  • Felipe Ribeiro de Meneses (NUIM): Portuguese Africa
  • David Killingray (emeritus, Goldsmiths, London): East Africa

Followed by Bill Nasson (Stellenbosch University), annual ‘War in History’ lecture:

‘Dominion with a Difference: South Africa and the Great War.’ Emmet Theatre, Arts Building, 7.30pm.

Thursday, December 12th:

Themed Session: Culture and Humanitarianism in the Cold War

  • Patrick Bernhard (UCD): ‘Towards a Cultural History of the Cold War.’
  • Kevin O’Sullivan (NUIG): ‘Diplomacy of the stomach: NGOs, humanitarianism and the Cold War.’

 

Holocaust Memorial Lecture 2013

5 February at 7:30pm
Prof. Jay Winter (Yale University)
“Primo Levi as Moral Witness of the Holocaust”
Burke Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin

see the poster

18 October 2012
Dr. Amedeo Osti Guerrazzi (German Historical Institute in Rome/University of Muenster) 
"Italian Counterinsurgency Warfare in Yugoslavia, 1941-43"

room A6.009 at 4pm

22 November 2012
Prof. Lucian Hoelscher (Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum )
"World War I as a 'Break' in the European History of the Twentieth Century"

room A6.009 at 3pm

6 December 2012
Dr. Patrick Bernhard (TCD)
"In the Shadow of El Alamein: Italian War Crimes and Jewish Persecution in North Africa During World War Two"

room A6.009 at 3pm

Friday, 8th – Saturday, 9th June 2012
Disability and Warfare in a Comparative Perspective

Two-day workshop organized by the Centre for War Studies, Trinity College Dublin

Workshop Programme

Poster

Thursday 5 April at 5.00pm
Dr. Clodagh Tait (Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick/University of Essex ), '"In a very rage": Anger and Atrocity in Early Modern Ireland'

Room A.6009, Arts Building

Friday 30 March at 2.00pm
Dr. Javier Sanchez Rodrigo (Universidad Autònoma de Barcelona), ‘Fascistization and War, Spain 1936-39’

Room 3025, Arts Building

Thursday 22 March at 5.15pm
Prof. Perry Willson (University of Dundee), ‘The Nation in Uniform? Fascist Italy 1919-1943’
Room A.6009, Arts Building

Tuesday 13 March at 4.00pm
Prof. Ute Daniel
(Technische Universität Braunschweig), ‘Goebbels' Sportpalast speech (February 1943): a reinterpretation?’
Weingreen Museum seminar room, Arts Building

Thursday 8 March at 7.30pm
Centre for War Studies Annual Lecture ‘War in History’

Prof. Thomas Bartlett (University of Aberdeen) ‘Irish at War: From Savages to Soldiers?’
Room 3074, Arts Building, TCD

2 February

Holocaust Memorial Lecture

Prof. Richard J. Evans (University of Cambridge): 'How unique was the "Final Solution"?'

7.30 pm, Burke Theatre, Arts Building, TCD please see poster for details.

25 January

Centre for War Studies seminar

Prof. Charles Esdaile (University of Liverpool) 'The Spanish "little war": a re-appraisal' 4.15pm, room A.6009, Arts Building, TCD

2011

15 December

Centre for War Studies seminar

Prof. Alan Kramer (TCD, Director of the Centre for War Studies) 'Economic Warfare and Blockades in the First World War' Seminar room (1st floor), Long Room Hub Building, TCD

8 December

Annual CWS 'War in History' Lecture

Professor Thomas Bartlett (University of Aberdeen): 'War in Irish History' 6.00pm, Robert Emmet Theatre, Arts Building, TCD

4 November

Centre for War Studies seminar/workshop

Concentration Camps in Colonial Warfare since 1918 10.00am, room A6009, Arts Building, TCD see programme for details

27 October

Centre for War Studies seminar

Dr. Raphaëlle Branche (Université de Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne) ‘Memories of the Algerian War’ 5.00pm, Neill/Hoey Lecture Theatre, Long Room Hub Building, TCD

1 April

CWS Seminar Series

Methodologies in the Study of War in the Twentieth Century Seminar 8: ‘Remembrance and Amnesia’: Tobias Temming (University of Münster), ‘Remembrance and Amnesia or Identity and Trauma? Visual History of anti-fascist Resistance in German and Dutch post-war Cinema, 1945 - 1965.’ Benjamin Möckel (University of Göttingen), ‘The Social Construction of Silence in Post- World War Two Germany.’ 14.00-16.00 Long Room Hub Seminar Room, TCD

25 March

CWS Seminar Series

Methodologies in the Study of War in the Twentieth Century Seminar 7: ‘Victory and Defeat’: Felix Römer (University of Mainz), ‘Military Ethos in the Face of Defeat. The German Wehrmacht, 1944/45.’ Victor Demiaux (EHESS, Paris), ‘Allied Celebrations of the Victory after the Great War: Comparative Insights.’ 10.00- 12.00 Room A.6009, Arts Building, TCD

11 March

CWS Seminar Series

Methodologies in the Study of War in the Twentieth Century Seminar 6: ‘Everyday life: Continuity and Disjuncture’: Justin Dolan Stover (TCD), ‘Negotiating Allegiance: Exploring Loyalty and Treason during the Irish Revolution, 1913-21.’ Franziska Heimburger (EHESS, Paris), ‘ “Intercrossings intrinsic to the subject”: Military Language Policy and Usage as a way of approaching the Allied coalition during the First World War.’ 14.00-16.00 Long Room Hub Seminar Room, TCD

9 February

Holocaust Memorial Lecture

Professor Dan Stone (Royal Holloway, University of London) : 'The Holocaust and the Politics of Memory in Post-Cold War Europe' 7.30 pm, Emmet Theatre, Arts Building, TCD

17 February

CWS Seminar Series

Methodologies in the Study of War in the Twentieth Century Seminar 5: 'Belligerency and Neutrality' Kevin O’ Sullivan (University College Dublin), ‘Small States, Foreign Aid and the Cold War.’ Samuel Kruizinga (University of Amsterdam), ‘European Neutrals and the Economic War (1914-1918): Towards a comparative framework.’ 16.00-18.00 Room A.6009, Arts Building, TCD

3 February

CWS Seminar Series

Methodologies in the Study of War in the Twentieth Century Seminar 4: 'Organisation: Control and Chaos' Peter Grant (Cass Business School, City University, London), ‘Transforming Managerial Change in the First World War: The Mobilization of Charity in Great Britain’ Bjarne Bendtsen (University of South Denmark), ‘The image of the “profiteer” in the formulation of “war experiences”: The case of neutral countries during the Great War.’ 4.00 pm, Room A.6009, Arts Building, TCD

28 January

CWS Seminar Series

Methodologies in the Study of War in the Twentieth Century Seminar 3: ‘Violence: Legitimacy and Illegitimacy’ Daniel Steinbach (TCD), 'Whites behind Wire – Questions of Nationalism, Internationalism and Racism in Colonial Africa during the Great War.' Mahon Murphy (LSE), ‘Imagined Communities: Life in German POW Camps in Japan during the First World War.’ 4.00 pm, Room 3106, Arts Building, TCD 9 December joint CWS and European History Research Seminar Martina Salvante (TCD) ‘Fathers under Fascist Rule, Italy 1922-1943’. 4.00 pm A6009, Arts Building, TCD

2010

4 November

CWS Seminar Series

Methodologies in the Study of War in the Twentieth Century Seminar 2: ‘Communities: Cohesion and Disintegration’ Alan Drumm (Cork), ‘County Kerry and the Great War.’ Andrew Vail (Birmingham), ‘Birmingham Non-Conformists and the Great War’ 4.00 pm A6009, Arts Building, TCD

28 October

TCD Modern European History Seminar

Professor Leonard Smith (Oberlin College, Ohio): '1919: Towards a New Diplomatic History of Peacemaking' 4.00pm, Room A6009, Arts Building, TCD followed by CWS Reception and Book Launch of the Blackwell Companion to the First World War and Vers la guerre totale: le tournant de 1914-1915, both edited by John Horne 6.00 pm Hist-Room, Graduate Memorial Building, TCD

29 October

CWS Seminar Series

Methodologies in the Study of War in the Twentieth Century Seminar 1: ‘‘Expectations and Experience’ Catriona Pennell (Exeter), Pierre Purseigle (Birmingham) 3.30 pm IIIS Seminar Room, TCD

26 October

Annual CWS 'War in History' Lecture

Professor Keith Jeffery (Queen's University Belfast): 'The Irish at War in the 20th Century' 7.30 pm, Robert Emmet Theatre, Arts Building, TCD

28-29 May

TCD and UCD Centres for War Studies Joint Conference

'Paramilitary Violence in Europe after the Great War'

15-16 April

Conference

Unarmed on the Battlefield: non-combatants and the experience of combat in modern war (Call for Papers - Word Document)

University of Glamorgan (Cardiff/Pontypridd) Co-convened by Jane Finucane (Glamorgan) and Edward Madigan (TCD)

8 April

TCD Modern European History Seminar

Santanu Das (Queen Mary, UL) 'The Singing Sepoy: India, Empire and the First World War' 4pm, Arts Building 6009, TCD

1 April

TCD Modern European History Seminar

Alex Watson (Clare Hall, Cambridge)' "Unheard of brutality": Russian atrocities against civilians in East Prussia, 1914-15' 4pm, Arts Building 6009, TCD

11 March

Innaugural CWS 'War in History' lecture

Professor Jay Winter (Yale): 'War Talk to Rights Talk: the Origins of Universal Human Rights and the Second World War' 7.30pm, Arts Building TCD

25 February

TCD Modern European History Seminar

William Mulligan (UCD) 'Power and International Politics Before 1914, 4pm, Arts Building 6009, TCD'

2009

23-24 October

Centre for War Studies Conference

'Veterans, Internationalism and the Cultures of Victory and Peace (1919-1933)' (Word Document)

Organised by Julia Eichenberg (TCD), Arts Building, 6th Floor, Room C6002'

25 September

Courage and Cowardice in Wartime: Myth and Reality (Word Document)

One Day Centre for War Studies Workshop, Arts Building 6009, TCD

11 - 12 May

Rape in Wartime: A History to be Written (PDF)

Conference Programme (Word Document)

Conference at the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne Organized by John Horne (TCD) et al.

24 April

Civilians and Soldiers in Combat: Norms and Excesses (Colloquium Programme - Word Document)

One Day Centre for War Studies Colloquium, Arts Building 6009, TCD

27 March

Seminar: Linking Best Practice in France and Ireland in Academic Military History (Word Document)

Organised by Sylvie Kleinman, Arts Building 6002, TCD

2008

5 - 6 December

Aftershocks. Paramilitary Violence following the Great War, 1918-1923 (Word Document)

Conference in University College, Dublin, Organized by Robert Gerwarth (UCD) & John Horne (TCD)

6 November - 4 December

Dublin research seminar in Modern European History (Seminar Programme - Word Document)

Jointly convened by History Departments at TCD and UCD.

7-9 November

Inside the War (1914-1918): Acceptance, Endurance, Refusal (Word Document - Conference Programme)

Conference in Péronne, France Organized by the Historial de la Grande Guerre

23 October

Warfare in the Mediterranean Region in the Age of the Crusades (1095-1291) (Word Document)

Public Lecture, Swift Theatre, TCD. Organized by the Centre for Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies in association with the Centre for War Studies, TCD.

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