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The University of Southampton

Seventeenth Conference of Irish Historians in Britain Event

Seán Hogan's Flying column
15:30 - 14:00
17 - 19 September 2010
University of Southampton

Event details

Violence in Irish History

With the generous sponsorship of the Embassy of Ireland

Friday, 17 September
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Registration and Tea
5:00 p.m. Jane Ohlmeyer and Eamon Darcy (Trinity College Dublin): ‘The 1641 Depositions Project’
6:30 p.m. Drinks Reception
7:30 p.m. Dinner

Saturday, 18 September
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:30 a.m.
Ben Bankhurst (King’s College London): ‘Interpreting Frontier Violence: The Scots-Irish and the Memory of 1641’
Niall Whelehan (European University Institute): ‘Imagined Tradition? Cultures of Violence in Ireland and the Diaspora in the Late-Nineteenth Century’
11:00 a.m. Coffee
11:30 a.m. Julia Eichenburg (Trinity College Dublin): ‘Semiotics of Violence: On the Use of Paramilitary Violence as Political Messages in Poland and Ireland, 1918-1923’ Gemma Clarke (Oxford): ‘Fire, Boycott and Threat: A Study of Three Munster Counties during the Irish Civil War, 1922-23’
1:00 p.m. Lunch - Afternoon free
4:30 p.m. Tea
4:45 p.m. Anne Dolan (Trinity College Dublin): ‘Considering the Corpse: The Nature of Violence in Revolutionary Ireland’ Joost Augusteijn (Leiden), ‘Hunger Strikes as a Weapon of the IRA in the Battle for Public Support, 1917-1990’
7:30 Conference Dinner
Guest Speaker: Professor Paul Bew

Sunday, 19 September
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:30a.m. Marc Mulholland (Oxford): ‘Hooligans, Defenders, Soldiers: Socialisation into Republican Violence, 1969–72’. Richard Bourke (Queen Mary): ‘Conor Cruise O‟Brien and Republican Violence’
11:00 a.m. Coffee
11:30 a.m. Diane Urquhart (Liverpool): ‘Left to Judicial Interpretation’: Irish Divorce Law and Domestic Violence, 1857-1921’ Catriona Crowe (National Archives of Ireland): ‘Clerical Abuse of Irish Children in Communities and Institutions: Evidence and Response’
1:00 p.m. Lunch

Speaker information

Dr Ian McBride,King’s College London,Convenor

Dr Matthew Kelly,Convenor

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