3:00 PM, 29 May 2019 - , Tyrconnell, School of History, Perrott Avenue, off College Road

Indian and Irish women in the anti imperialist movements : methodologies and strategies


The history research seminar series


concludes with three papers:


Prof. Jyoti Atwal


Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

speaking on

"Indian and Irish women in the anti imperialist movements : methodologies and strategies"
prefaced by papers by
Eugenie Hanley, UCC
'The Development of maternity and child welfare services in Ireland, 1922-1945'
Dr Elizabeth Kyte, UCC
'Mapping Irish feminists' connections to international radicalism'

Venue: Seminar Room, ‘Tyrconnell’, School of History

 (‘Tyrconnell’ is on Perrott Ave, the road that leads from College Road to Hayfield Manor hotel - the first house on the right)

Time: 3 pm


Date: Wednesday 29 May 2019

Dr Jyoti Atwal is Associate Professor at the Centre for Historical Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. In 2017 she was also appointed as an Adjunct Professor, Department of History, Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Limerick, Ireland for a period of 5 years. She has authored Real and Imagined Widows: Gender Relations in Colonial North India. New Delhi(Primus Books, 2016). Her area of interest is Indian women in the reformist, nationalist and contemporary perspectives; socio-cultural and religious aspects of women’s lives in colonial and post colonial India; women’s agenda and the nation; autobiographies of women and narratives of the personal and the political domains; politics of representations of gender relations in colonial India; entangled histories of Indian, Irish and British women. She is currently working on a biography of an Irish suffragette, Margaret Cousins (1878-1954). Besides a Masters level course on Women in Colonial India, she teaches an MA and MPhil lecture Course on Women in Ireland: Reforms, Movements and Revolutions (1840-1930) at JNU

Free - all welcome. Organised by School of History

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