Prof. Lionel Pilkington will present a paper entitled
‘Losing Our Way: Capitalism and Cultural Change in Ireland, post-1958’
at the ICHLC monthly seminar this
Thursday, 4 February 2016, 4 pm
Room GO10, Hardiman Bld, NUI Galway
FREE All welcome.
Lionel Pilkington is author of Theatre and the State in 20th Century Ireland: Cultivating the People (Routledge, 2001) and Theatre & Ireland (Palgrave, 2010), co-editor (with Fiona Bateman) of Studies in Settler Colonialism: Politics, Identity and Culture (Palgrave, 2011), and author of various essays on Irish theatre and on culture and politics in 20th century Ireland. Capitalism, taxation and ideas of acting (as theatrical performance and as social and political intervention) feature prominently in his current research project: a back history of neoliberalism in Ireland from 1958 to 2008.