Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences

Violent Contexts: Ireland and the Wider World

This is a one-day interdisciplinary symposium exploring aspects of violence in Ireland and beyond

Symposium Schedule Opening Address, 11:00 am CACSSS Seminar Room, O’Rahilly Building Panel 1: Early Modern Violence and Ireland 11:15-12:45 Chair: Hiram Morgan (UCC) Matthew Woodcock (University of East Anglia) – Thomas Churchyard and the Rehearsal of Violence in Early Modern Ireland Clodagh Tait (MIC) – 'Whereat his wife tooke great greef & died’: dying of sorrow and killing in anger in seventeenth-century Ireland James O’Neill (UCC) – Like sheep to the shambles? Slaughter and surrender during Tyrone’s Rebellion, 1593-1603 Lunch Break 12:45-2:00 Panel 2: Women, Violence, and the State 2:00-3:30 Chair: Sarah Hutt Ludington (Campbell University) Lindsey Earner-Byrne (UCD) – ‘Behind closed doors’: Society and domestic violence in Ireland, 1922-1995 Sandra McAvoy (UCC) – ‘An act to make further and better provision for the protection of young girls’: the women’s movement and the sexual crime sections of the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 1935 Linda Connolly (UCC) - Obstectric Violence and 'Modern' Ireland: the Practice of Symphysiotomy 1940-1989 Coffee Break 3:30-4:00 Panel 3: Torture, Violence and Memory: Ireland and Beyond 4:00-5:30 Chair: David Ryan (UCC) John Borgonovo (UCC) – ‘Another Flake of the Hammer’: The Torture of Republican Prisoners, Narratives and Discourses of the Irish Revolutionary Period Vittorio Bufacchi (UCC) – Violence, Memory and Community Aoife Duffy (NUIG) – Beyond the Law: Counter-Terror Interrogation Plenary Lecture, Aula Maxima, 6:00 Doors open 5:45 Fergal Keane (BBC) The Ethics and Obligations of Memorialising Violence - From Listowel to Visegrad

Category: Conferences: Arts Celtic Studies and Social Sciences
Time: 11am-5:30
Location: CACSSS Seminar Room, O’Rahilly Building
Target Audience: All Welcome
Admission Price: € Free
Contact: Ruth Canning
ext. 2685

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