ICHLC 2015-16 Seminar Series

The Irish Centre for the Histories of Labour & Class is pleased to announce its inaugural seminar series, which takes place over the 2015/16 academic year. These will consist of a series of monthly seminars in the Moore Institute, NUI Galway. We will also be running a series of special themed evening symposia to be held in  the Mechanics’ Institute, Galway.

The seminar series kicks off on Thursday 10 September when David Convery, an Irish Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow based at the ICHLC, will be speaking on the topic of ‘Writing and Theorising the Irish Working Class’.

The full programme can be downloaded as a pdf here.

All are welcome to attend!

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Irish Centre for the Histories of Labour & Class

Seminar Series and Evening Symposia 2015/16

 

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Seminar Series Semester One

10 September, Room GO10, Hardiman Research Building, NUIG, 16:00 – 18:00

Theme: ‘Writing and Theorising the Irish Working Class’

David Convery (IRC Postdoctoral Fellow, NUIG)

 

1 October, Room GO10, Hardiman Research Building, NUIG, 16:00 – 18:00

Theme: Thomas Piketty – wealth and income inequality

Terrence McDonough (NUIG) and Cian McMahon (NUIG)

 

5 November, Room GO10, Hardiman Research Building, NUIG, 16:00 – 18:00

Theme: To be confirmed

Francis Devine (Moore Institute Visiting Fellow)

 

3 December, Room GO11, Hardiman Research Building, NUIG, 16:00 – 18:00

Theme: ‘Women’s rights and child welfare in Ireland, 1922-2014’

Sarah-Anne Buckley (NUIG)

 

 

Seminar Series Semester Two

14 January, Room GO10, Hardiman Research Building, NUIG, 16:00 – 18:00

Theme: Separation Women During World War I

Guest speakers to be confirmed

 

4 February, Room GO10, Hardiman Research Building, NUIG, 16:00 – 18:00

Theme: ‘Losing our Way: Capitalism and Cultural Change in Ireland post 1958’

Lionel Pilkington (NUIG)

 

3 March, Room GO10, Hardiman Research Building, NUIG, 16:00 – 18:00

Theme: ‘Journalism the last refuge of the middle class boy: the professionalisation of journalism in 19th century Ireland’

Michael Foley (DIT)

 

7 April, Room GO10, Hardiman Research Building, NUIG, 16:00 – 18:00

Theme: ‘Aspects of anti-communism in 20th century Ireland’

Gerard Madden (NUIG)

 

 

Evening Symposia

The ICHLC will also be running a series of evening symposia during the 2015/16 academic year which will be held in the Mechanics Institute, Middle Street, Galway.

19 November, ‘The Irish Citizen Army: How significant was it?’

18 February, ‘James Connolly: life, death, and legacy’

16 June, ‘The Larkin family and the revolution’

Further details will be confirmed and circulated in due course.

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