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Trinity Centre for Contemporary Irish History Seminars

Attendance is open to all with relevant interests inside and outside TCD. Proposals for papers can be directed to any of the convenors: Prof. Patrick Geoghegan, TCD (; Dr Carole Holohan TCD (; Dr Georgina Laragy TCD (; and Dr Ciaran O'Neill TCD (

Presenters speak for a maximum of 45 minutes, followed by a general discussion. Seminars will take place at 2.30p.m. each Wednesday in the Trinity Long Room Hub Arts & Humanities Research Institute.

September - November 2022

14th September

The Kilmichael Ambush in Context: Theoretical and Historiographical Issues
Dr Eve Morrison (University of Oxford)

21st September

‘Soft power’ politics of the fairer sex: Irish voices in the nineteenth-century British suffrage movement
Dr Jennifer Redmond (Maynooth University)

28th September

Crafting the Modern Countryside: Regional Development in Ireland and Galicia in the early 20th Century
Dr Corinne Geering (Leipzig Centre for the History and Culture of Eastern Europe)

5th October

Bodies, space, time: the public performance of Catholic modernity in the Irish Free State
Dr Lisa Godson (National College of Art and Design)

12th October

‘If we were men, they’d find other jobs for us’: Continuity Announcers and Actresses at R/TÉ 1962-73
Dr Morgan Wait (Trinity College Dublin)

19th October

Revolution, settler colonialism and the life of an Irish doctor in South America
Dr Niall Whelehan (University of Strathclyde)

Reading Week
2nd November

No Seminar

9th November

Irish Soldiers and the end of empire: experiences and reflections
Jim Kearns MA

16th November

Into Europe: Navigating Irish foreign policy inside the European Union from membership to Maastricht
Dr Michael Geary (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

23rd November

Deterrence, Detachment and Direct Provision: Seeking Asylum in Ireland since 1945
Dr Irial Glynn (University College Dublin)

30th November

PhD Research Panel