Trinity Centre for Contemporary Irish History Research Seminar Oct-Dec 2016

If you are interested in Contemporary Irish History Research Seminars please find schedule from Trinity Centre

5 October Meetings with murderers: recollections of EU intercession in 1990s Yugoslavia.Colonel Colm Doyle

12 October Casualties of independence: the effect of the Anglo-Irish Treaty of 1921 on the senior Crown judiciary .Dr Blathna Ruane SC

19 October Dangerous, political and silenced: Policing the Border during the Northern Irish Conflict

Dr Vicky Conway, DCU

26 October Just a slap on the wrist? Corporal punishment in independent Ireland.

Dr Sarah-Anne Buckley, NUI Galway; Dr Patrick Callan, Maynooth University; Dr David Limond, TCD, et al.

2 November Walking “Hidden Ireland” with a camera: documentary photography and the social history of 1980s Ireland .Dr Erika Hanna, University of Bristol


16 November ‘They apparently are quite as ready to shake hands with Indian native races’: Pre-Great War Irish and Indian advanced nationalist connections. Stephen McQuillan, TCD

23 November The Spooks, the Diplomats, the Professor and his Libel: Professor Desmond Williams’ ‘A Study in Neutrality’ . Dr Michael Kennedy, RIA

30 November Researching Organised Loyalism in Cavan, 1912-1924 .Dr Brian Hughes, Maynooth University

7 December Ahead of their time? Multinationals in 1920s Ireland .Professor Frank Barry, TCD

14 December Caveat Emptor: building Ireland’s naval fleet 1945-50 .Dr John Treacy, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick

Attendance is open to all with relevant interests inside and outside TCD. Proposals for papers can be directed to any of the convenors: Dr Anne Dolan (TCD,, Dr Carole Holohan (TCD,, Dr Michael Kennedy (RIA,, Dr Deirdre McMahon (Mary Immaculate College), and Professor Eunan O’Halpin (TCD,

Presenters speak for a maximum of 45 minutes, followed by a general discussion.

Seminars take place at 4.00p.m. each Wednesday in the Neill Hoey Seminar Room, Trinity Long Room Hub Arts & Humanities Research Institute

For any further queries please contact Garda Síochána Historical Society



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