Has Ireland ‘too many histories’?
Location: Royal College of Physicians, Kildare Street, Dublin 2
‘Too many histories’? surveys of the past generation.
Ireland’s only illustrated history magazine celebrates its 20th birthday with a special History Ireland Hedge School on Thursday 16 May at 7 pm. The event will tale place at the Royal College of Physicians, Kildare Street, Dublin 2 (in association with the Irish Association for Cultural, Social & Economic Relations, marking their 75th anniversary and is supported by the Reconciliation Fund of the Dept. of Foreign Affairs,). This is a free event and seats are allocated on first come basis, you can reserve a seat by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +353-1-2933568.
The panel will include Prof. Joe Lee (New York University, Ireland 1912-1985: Politics and Society, 1990), Éamon Phoenix (Queen’s University Belfast, Stranmillis, Northern Nationalism: Nationalist Politics, Partition and the Catholic Minority in Northern Ireland 1890-1949, 1994), Prof. Diarmaid Ferriter (University College Dublin, The Transformation of Ireland 1900-2000, 2004), and Mary Cullen (NUI Maynooth, Telling It Our Way: Essays in Gender History, 2013)
Give it a rest?
When Alfred Cope, a former British assistant undersecretary in Dublin Castle, was approached in the 1940s to give a statement to the Bureau of Military History (BMH) he refused, saying ‘Ireland has too many histories: she deserves a rest’.