A Danger to the Men? Next Friends of the Library Lecture 26/11/15

Danger to the Men coverThe Friends of the Library – Trinity College Dublin are delighted to announce their next lecture from the autumn/winter programme. Admission is €5 (Members & Concessions €2.50). All welcome! Enquiries to 01 8961544 or LibraryFriends@tcd.ie.

‘A Danger to the Men’? The Steamboat Ladies by Dr Susan Parkes (TCD)
19:30, Thursday 26 November 2015
Thomas Davis Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin

(Steamboat Ladies?)

Dr Parkes is former Senior Lecturer in Education and now Emeritus Fellow of Trinity College Dublin. She is an historian of education and author of books on Kildare Place, the Church of Ireland Training College and co-author of a history of Alexandra College. Dr Parkes edited and contributed to A Danger to the Men? A History of Women in Trinity College Dublin 1904–2004.

Friends of the Library Lecture on World War I 24/09/15

The Friends of the Library – Trinity College Dublin are delighted to announce their first lecture from the autumn programme. Admission is €5 (Members & Concessions €2.50). All welcome! Enquiries to 01 8961544 or LibraryFriends@tcd.ie.

When did the Great War end?: the time frames of World War I by Dr John Horne
19:30, Thursday 24 September 2015
Thomas Davis Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin

Dr Horne recently retired as Professor of Modern European History at Trinity College Dublin. His research focuses on the history of twentieth-century France and the Great War from a comparative and transnational perspective. Dr Horne has published widely on the Great War, and edited and contributed to La guerre totale: le tournant de 1914-1915 (2010), A Companion to World War One (2010); and Our War: Ireland and the Great War (2008).

Friends of the Library Lecture on John Redmond 30/04/15

1914-1918The Friends of the Library – Trinity College Dublin are delighted to announce their next lecture. Admission is €5 (Members & Concessions €2.50). All welcome!

The Monica Henchy Memorial Lecture by Conor Mulvagh (UCD)
19:30, Thursday 30 April 2015
Thomas Davis Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin
on Defending enemies: John Redmond and the aftermath of the Rising

Conor Mulvagh is a lecturer in Irish History at UCD working on commemoration and the Irish revolutionary decade (1912-23) and is currently researching a history of UCD during the Irish Revolution. He has previously worked on the Royal Irish Academy’s Documents on Irish Foreign Policy project (2013), and undertook a bursary with the Oireachtas Library. His new book Sit, act, and vote: the Irish Parliamentary Party at Westminster, 1900-1918 will be published by Manchester UP later this year.

Friends of the Library Lecture – “W.T. Cosgrave and the Foundation of the Irish State”

William Thomas CosgraveThe Friends of the Library – Trinity College Dublin are delighted to announce their next lecture. Admission is €5 (Members & Concessions €2.50). All welcome!

Michael Laffan (University College Dublin)
19:30, Thursday 26 March 2015
Thomas Davis Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin
on “W.T. Cosgrave and the Foundation of the Irish State

Dr Michael Laffan is a retired professor of history at UCD. He is the author The Resurrection of Ireland: the Sinn Féin Party, 1916-1923; The Partition of Ireland, 1911-1925; and most recently Judging W.T. Cosgrave, published by the Royal Irish Academy.

Friends of the Library Lecture – “Irish Scholars at Cambridge”

The Friends of the Library – Trinity College Dublin are delighted to announce their next lecture. Admission is €5 (Members & Concessions €2.50). All welcome!

Charles Lysaght & Alyson Gavin
19:30, Thursday 19 February 2015
Thomas Davis Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin
on “Irish Scholars at Cambridge. The Strange Story of the Gardiner Scholarship”

At Cambridge, Charles Lysaght, barrister and biographer, held the Robert Gardiner Memorial Scholarship, which is open only to students and graduates of Irish universities with preference given to those from Trinity, gifted students of literature and descendants of Irish landed proprietors.

Alyson Gavin took her moderatorship in Russian and Spanish at Trinity and now works for the Labour Relations Commission.  She has a diploma in genealogy from UCD.