Seminars in Modern Irish History

Sidney hosts seminar series in modern Irish history.

This term three seminars in modern Irish history will be held in Sidney Sussex.  Organised by a team including Sidney Sussex Fellow in History Professor Eugenio Biagini, this term's speakers are:

  • 14 October, Peter Gray (Queen's University Belfast), 'The Great Famine in Transatlantic Historiographies c.1847-1914'
  • 28 October, Bronwen Walter (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge), 'Transatlantic worlds: women in the West of Ireland c.1880-1920'
  • 11 November, Katrina Goldstone (The Irish Times, RTE, Dublin), '"Heroic Days of Dream and Struggle" - Leslie Daiken and Irish left-wing writers in the 1930s'
  • 25 November, Stella Isaac (Churchill College), '"Taking India by the hand?" Protestant Boarding Schools and the British Empire, 1922-1939'

Seminars will be held at 5pm.  Peter Gray's seminar will be held in the Knox Shaw Room.  All other meetings will be in Chapel Court Seminar Room 2.

The seminar is generously supported by the Trevelyan Fund of the History Faculty of the University of Cambridge, with a contribution from the Embassy of Ireland.


This is an archived news story first posted in October, 2015

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