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Trinity Centre for Contemporary Irish History Research Seminar Series

The Centre for Contemporary Irish History promotes research in recent Irish history. This Seminar Series is intended to act as a forum where those engaged in research in Contemporary Irish History can discuss their work with likeminded people. All lectures take place at 4pm in the Trinity Long Room Hub. Presenters speak for a maximum of 45 minutes, followed by a general discussion.

2018 Early Contemporary Irish History Hilary Term
17.01.2018 Female Activism and Family Planning in 1970s Ireland? Read More
24.01.2018 The Famous, the Infamous and the Forgotten: A History of the Dictionary of Irish Biography Read More
31.01.2018 Witness Seminar – Perspectives on Social Change in 1960s Ireland Read More
07.02.2018 Band Aid/Live Aid and the World that Bob Geldof Made Read More
14.02.2018 Politics, Community and Nationhood Amongst the Irish in Argentina, 1900-1983 Read More
21.02.2018 Bad Bridget in New York: Irish Women and Crime, 1838-1918 Read More
07.03.2018 An all-Ireland Analysis of Women and Social Policy after Partition, 1921-39 Read More

‘Armagh Stories: Voices from the Gaol’ – Participatory Filmmaking on the Legacy of the Troubles

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Better Farming, Better Business, Better Living: the Co-operative Movement, Ireland, and the British Empire, 1890-1940

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Professor Enda Delaney, University of Edinburgh

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The Good Friday Agreement explored

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2017-18 Early Contemporary Irish History
04.10.2017 Whither twentieth century Irish history? Read More
11.10.2017 Who was ‘out’ in 1916? Assessing military service in the Easter Rising Read More
18.10.2017 Britain's Bloody Mistake: Representations of Abortion in 1960s Irish women's magazines Read More
25.10.2017 Interrogation, intelligence and security in Northern Ireland, 1971-8 Read More
01.11.2017 The Balfour declaration and Ireland: centenary reflections Read More
08.11.2017 Defending Trinity College: New Zealanders in the 1916 Rising Read More
15.11.2017 Towards a new social history of Ireland, 1922-1939? Read More

‘The fearful Object’: The heritage of culpability and blame

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Civil or Proxy War: How should we understand military operations in Ireland 1922-23?

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The government wants a terrible lot of light.' Slum clearance in Irish towns, 1932- 1945

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Provincial Recruitment in the First World War: The Glynns of Kilrush, County Clare

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