Monthly Archives: November 2014

CFP ‘Class and culture in twentieth-century Ireland’, Cambridge, 18-19 April, 2015

Details of a two-day conference entitled ‘Class and culture in twentieth-century Ireland’ to be held at St John’s College, University of Cambridge on the 18th and 19th of April, 2015. Class and culture in twentieth-century Ireland classandcultureconference.wordpress.com A two-day conference … Continue reading

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CFP ‘Nationalism and Internationalism in Labour History.’

Call for papers for a forthcoming one-day conference in Newcastle University and Northumbria University in April 2015, ‘Nationalism and Internationalism in Labour History.’  

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CFP Literacy in Nineteenth-Century Ireland 11-12 June 2015

Call for papers for a conference being held in Galway next June on literacy in the nineteenth century – share with anyone you think might be interested! Call for papers for the Annual Conference of the Society for the Study … Continue reading

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Autobiographies and Memoirs

Dora Montefiore ‘From a Victorian to a Modern’ Autobiography of Mother Jones Margaret Skinnider ‘Doing My Bit For Ireland’    

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Extensive resource for US Labour History

For those with an interest in US labour history, this astonishingly extensive resource maintained by Prof Rosemary Feurer of Northern Illinois Univ (who also directed Mother Jones documentary), is a must. http://www.laborhistorylinks.org/ Of the Walter Crane image above, Prof Feurer … Continue reading

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RADIO PODCASTS ON LABOUR & CLASS

RADIO PODCASTS ON LABOUR & CLASS Featured below are radio podcasts on labour and class on the RTÉ website. We’ve organised them here as follows (i) Magdalens & other institutions, (ii) Miners & mining (iii) Rural labourers, (iv) Other occupations, … Continue reading

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Dora Montefiore FROM A VICTORIAN TO A MODERN

Autobiography of Dora Montefiore available free online: http://www.marxists.org/archive/montefiore/1925/autobiography/index.htm Dora Montefiore (1851-1933) is remembered for devising the ‘Kiddies Scheme’ during the 1913 lockout, whereby children of locked-out Dublin workers were to be hosted by sympathisers in England, reducing pressure on their … Continue reading

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