1917: aftermath of rebellion - Public Symposium

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1917: aftermath of rebellion - Public Symposium

Join us to hear explained what life in Ireland was like in the aftermath of the 1916 Rising

 

09.30 Welcome by Professor James Kelly (Head of the School of History & Geography)

09:40 SESSION 1: ORDINARY LIFE IN EXTRAORDINARY TIMES

Dr Ruth McManus (DCU) “Our Herodian City Fathers and their baby-killing tenements”: perspectives on Dublin's housing crisis in 1917

Dr Marnie Hay (DCU) Irish childhood in a time of war and revolution

Dr Daithí Ó Corráin (DCU) The question of compensation is a burning one’: bricks, breadwinners and the bereft

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

11:40 SESSION 2: THE CHANGING POLITICAL TIDE AT HOME AND ABROAD

Dr Gearóid Barry (NUI Galway) 1917: a year of mutiny and revolt

Dr Conor Mulvagh (UCD) Re-orientating policy: the Irish Party leadership between the Rising and the Irish Convention

Dr Mel Farrell (Maynooth University) The Irish Convention and unionism: the missed opportunity?

12:45-14:00 LUNCH BREAK

14:00 KEYNOTE

Professor Michael Laffan (UCD) From the bullet to the ballot?’ Radical nationalism in 1917

Chair: Professor John Doyle (Executive Dean of Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, DCU)

15:00 SESSION 3: PROTEST AND RESISTANCE

Dr Leeann Lane (DCU) Expanding roles for women: the Irish National Aid and Volunteer Dependants' Fund

Dr Will Murphy (DCU) Challenging the state: the first wave of nationalist hunger strikes, August 1917-March 1918

Professor John Horgan (DCU) The press and protest