1916 and After

The Moore Institute, NUIG, The Long Room Hub, TCD, The Institute for Irish Studies, QUB

Date & Time
20th November, 2010 @ 00:00:00

1916 and After

Three events to explore the cultures and histories of 1916 in global context of the First World War, the Easter Rising, and after.

Organized by the Moore Institute, NUI, Galway, with support from the University's Research Support Fund; for details of our projects and people see http://www.nuigalway.ie/mooreinstitute/

Free and open to the public.

To register and for more information contact mooreinstitute@nuigalway.ie

Please note that the schedule is subject to change and addition. Be sure to check each day's events in advance of attending for confirmation of times.

Saturday 6th November 2010

1916 and After

The Moore Institute, National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG)


Find us here http://www.nuigalway.ie/campus_map/

9.30 am


9.45 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

10 am-10.30 am

Brian O Conchubhair (University of Notre Dame), Oidhreacht an Eiri Amach: 1916 and the Irish Language

10.30 am - 11.00 am

Mary Daly (University College Dublin), Ypres on the Liffey or Greek tragedy? Assessing the Significance of the 1916 Rising

11.00 am - 11.15 am Coffee

11.15 am - 12.15 am

Archives and 1916 Panel Discussion

Chair: Nicholas Allen (NUI Galway)


Catriona Crowe (National Archives of Ireland), New Archival Sources for the Study of 1916

Robert O'Neill (Boston College), The Next Parish: Boston and 1916

Roisin Kennedy (University College Dublin), Tracing 1916: Visual Art and Related Sources

Pierce Boyce (Abu Media), Filming 1916 Now

12.45 pm -1.30 pm Lunch

1.30 pm - 2.00pm

Donal Ó Drisceoil (University College Cork), The Cause of Labour: 1916 and After

2.00 pm - 2.30 pm

Luke Gibbons (National University of Ireland, Maynooth), Modernism, 1916 and Photographic Memory

2.45 pm

A reading of Lizzie Nunnery's To Have to Shoot Irishmen, a play in development about the murder of Francis Sheehy-Skeffington in Áras na Mac Léinn/Student Centre (beside the College Bar) at NUI Galway. Reading with Q&A after will commence 3.15 pm and end 5.00 pm.

Saturday 13th November 2010

Imperial Cultures

The Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin

Find us here http://www.tcd.ie/longroomhub and at Fellows Square on http://www.tcd.ie/Maps/map.php

9.30 am


9.45 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

10.00 am -10.40 am

Nicholas Allen (National University of Ireland, Galway), Life in the Imperial City

10.40 am - 11.20 am

Kate O'Malley (Royal Irish Academy), Imperial Reverberations: The 1916 Rising and India

11.20 am -12.00 noon

Angus Mitchell (Independent Scholar), 'My Dear Accomplice': Alice Stopford Green, Roger Casement and the Winds of Change

12.00 noon - 2.00 pm

Break for lunch and guided 1916 walking tour with Donal O'Falluin (http://comeheretome.wordpress.com/). Places limited, register on the day. Walking tour will begin 12.30pm from the Long Room Hub

2.00 pm - 3.30 pm

Imperial Cultures and 1916 Panel Discussion

Chair: Tommy Graham (History Ireland)


Terence Brown (Trinity College Dublin), The Irish Times and the End of Empire

Eve Patten (Trinity College Dublin), Ireland's Imperial Family: 1916 in British East Africa

Julia Eichenberg (Trinity College Dublin), Ireland, Poland and the First World War

3.30 pm - 3.45 pm


3.45 pm -4.45 pm

Jay Winter (Yale University), The Great War, Veterans and Human Rights, 1916-1948

4.45 pm Close

Saturday 20th November

Radicalism and Sovereignty

Institute of Irish Studies, Queen's University Belfast

Find us here http://www.qub.ac.uk/schools/IrishStudiesGateway/AboutUs/Wheretofindus/

9.30 am


9.45 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

10.00 am - 10.40 am

Fearghal McGarry (Queen's University Belfast), 1916 and Irish Republicanism

10.40 am - 11.20 am

James McConnel (University of Northumbria), The Land that Time Forgot: Home Rule Ireland and the 1916 Easter Rising

11.20 am - 12 pm

Vincent Sherry (Washington University, St Louis), 1916 and the Wider Modernism

12.00 noon - 2.00 pm Tour of the Ulster Museum and Lunch

2.00 pm - 3.30 pm

Radicalism, Sovereignty and 1916 Panel Discussion

Chair: Fearghal McGarry (Queen's University Belfast)


Roisin ni Ghairbi (St Patrick's College, Drumcondra), ‘This Land Shall Live': Pearse and the revolution of Irish culture

Matthew Kelly (University of Southampton), 'A clear line of demarcation': ‘Irish Freedom' (1910-14) and the Re-Articulation of the Fenian Ideal

Caoimhe nic Dhaibheid (University of Cambridge), ‘Attempts have been made to stir up a seditious spirit': The Irish National Aid Association and the radicalisation of public opinion, 1916-1918

3.30 pm - 3.45 pm Coffee

3.45 pm -4.45 pm Michael Wood (Princeton University), Yeats and the Idea of Rule

4.45 pm Close