Seminars 2020-21

  • 22 October 2020, Dr Jérôme aan de Wiel (History, UCC): “Ireland’s forgotten or unknown humanitarian aid to The Soviet-Occupied Zone of Germany and Berlin, 1945-49″
  • 29 October 2020, Dr Maggie Scull (History, Syracuse University London): “The Catholic Church and the Northern Ireland ‘Troubles’; the case of republican funerals
  • 19 November 2020, Dr Dónal Hassett (French, UCC): “The example of ‘Valiant Little Ireland’; the Irish revolution in Algerian nationalist thought
  • 26 November 2020, Dr Bozena Cierlik (History, UCC): “Poles in UCC after WW2; ‘I think we should do all in our power to help as the British nor the Americans are likely to do anything for these people‘”
  • 3 December 2020, Dr Igor Caşu (History, Chişinău): “Starvation as natural disaster? The role of environment in the Soviet post-war famine in European and global context
  • 10 December 2020, Br Colmán Ó Clabaigh (OSB, Glenstal Abbey): “Monks, medicine and magic in medieval Ireland
  • 17 December 2020, Bláithín Hurley (Art, UCC): “‘An indulgence to the natives?’ William Bedell’s translation of the Bible into Irish
  • 28 January 2021, Dr Hannah Young (History, Southampton): “The Absentee Duchess; Female slave-ownership in the aristocratic world
  • 4 February 2021, Dr Úna Ní Bhroiméil (History, Mary Immaculate College): “A controversial Churchill bust recalls a forgotten relationship; John Quinn and Jacob Epstein, 1910-1924
  • 18 Febuary 2021, Dr Michelle Bentley (History, University of London): “Deliberate Lies, Big Lies, and Taboo Lies; Alleging biological warfare during the Korean War, 1950-1953
  • 25 February 2021, Dr Alexander O’Hara (Religion, TCD): “The Sunniva legend and the Cistercian authorship of the earliest Norwegian hagiography
  • 4 March 2021, Prof Christophe Gillissen (Caen, France): “Franco-Irish relations and the question of Algeria at the United nations
  • 11 March 2021, Dr Elisabeth Forster (History, Southampton): “Threatened by peace; The PRC’s peacefulness rhetoric and the ‘China’ representation question in the United Nations (1949-71)
  • 18 March 2021, Dr Alexandra Slaby (Caen, France): “‘An awful lot so quietly’; Owen McCann, son of Ireland, South Africa’s first Prince of the Church
  • 25 March 2021, Dr Richard Butler (Mary Immaculate College): “The railway to Beara that was never built; American shipping routes and the economic development of West Cork, 1825-45
  • 1 April 2021, Dr Caroline Williamson Sinalo (French, UCC): “‘I answer them, fearing that they can learn it from someone else’; discussions of genocide history in Rwandan families
  • 15 April 2021, Dr Liam Chambers (History, Mary Immaculate College): “Competing communities; Irish colleges, clergy  and students in Paris, 1660-1685
  • 22 April 2021, Prof Lindsey Earner-Byrne (History, UCC): “Reading gender as power and process in modern Irish history

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