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Historians on 1916
Sat 22 October 2016, 09:00 – 17:00 BST
Universities Ireland, the network of university presidents and vice-chancellors on the island of Ireland, is sponsoring the fifth in a series of conferences to commemorate the centenary of key events in the history of modern Ireland ranging from the Ulster Covenant, through the First World War and the 1916 Rising, to the foundation of the Irish and Northern Irish States in the Conference and Events Venue at Dublin’s Mansion House on 22 October 2016 under the title Reflecting on a decade of War and Revolution in Ireland 1912-1923: Historians on 1916.
The focus of this year’s conference is “Historians on 1916” and will be an opportunity for practitioners to self-reflect on how successful the centenary year has been and on what we have learned?
The speakers will be Professor Diarmaid Ferriter, Professor Lucy McDiarmaid, Dr John Horne, Professor Roy Foster, Professor Senia Paseta ,Mr Padraig Yeates and Professor Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh.