Postgraduate Seminar Programme Semester 2

Jan 28 2019 Posted: 12:55 GMT


Graduate Research Seminars in History, 2018-19:

January to April 2019


Venue: Hardiman Building: Room G010 (Ground Floor),

Except when indicated otherwise.


Wednesdays 4pm-5pm


TWELVE SEMINARS IN TWELVE WEEKS: _____________________________________________________________________________________________________

16 Jan. -(in Bridge Seminar Room, Rm 1001) - Dr Kieran Fitzpatrick (Moore Inst.)

The Great War and Great Change?

The professional life of surgeon Peter Johnson Freyer, 1900-1921.

23 Jan            (back to Room G010) -  Keith Seán Harrington (Maynooth University)

Language Politics and Territorial Separatism: the origins of the Transnistrian conflict 1989-1990.

30 Jan            - Dr Mícheál Ó Fathartaigh (Teagasc/Social Sciences Res. Centre, NUIG)

A Quieter Revolution: How Demonstrations Transformed Early Twentieth-Century Rural Ireland after the Land War.

6 Feb - Dr Maura Cronin (Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick)

‘The female of the species is more deadly than the male': Women in anti-tithe protests in 1830s Ireland.

13 Feb- Dr James O’Donnell (Zhejiang Intl. Studies Univ. in Hangzhou, China)


‘“Please confirm at once”: confusion, libel and reporting the Revolution in Galway, the case of George Nicholls (1919).

See over for further dates


20 Feb- Prof Chris Maginn (Fordham University)

After the Armada: Thanksgiving in Ireland, 1589.

27 Feb - Prof. Glenda Gilmore (Yale / Mary Ball Washington Visiting Prof, UCD)

The Nazis and Dixie: European Fascism and Southern Racism Compared.

(Followed by book-launch for Drs C. Smith & J. Regan)

6 Mar - Jane O’Brien (NUI Galway)

‘Important or exceptional occurrences’ - An analysis of Managers' Diaries and other correspondence from the Irish Industrial School system : 1868 - 1920.

13 Mar - Dr Cristina Bon (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan).

‘The President Matters’: John Janney and the Virginia Secession Convention

(February-April 1861).

20 Mar - Jim Reid (NUI Galway)

Munster as a frontier of the Roman Empire in the 5th-6th centuries.

27 Mar - Dr Hugh Rowland (An tAcadamh, NUI Galway)

Language debates in Ireland in the 1960s: the Language Freedom Movement reconsidered.

3 Apr - Gavan Duffy (NUI Galway)

The Labour Question in the League of Nations mandates territories of the 1920s: supervising South African, Australian and New Zealand administrations.

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