Event: Twenty-sixth Desmond Greaves Annual School 2014
Date: 12-14 September 2014 September 11, 2014
Venue: The Ireland Institute, 27 Pearse Street, Dublin 2
Friday 12 September at 7:30pm, The Ideology of Remembrance – Ireland and the First World War
Chair: Tommy Graham - Historian, Editor and founder of History Ireland magazine.
Brian Hanley - Historian, author of A Documentary History of the IRA, 1916-2005 and (with Scott Millar) The Lost Revolution.
Michael Quinn - Historian, has recently completed a doctorate on Irish-Soviet relations and is currently specialising in Ireland and the First World War.
Saturday 13 September at 11:00am, The Good Friday Agreement today
Chair: Peter Bunting - Assistant General Secretary ICTU, with responsibility for co-ordinating the Trade Union Movement in Northern Ireland.
Anne Cadwallader - Journalist, case worker with The Pat Finucane Centre for Human Rights, author of Lethal Allies: British Collusion in Ireland.
Tom McGurk - Broadcaster, Sunday Business Post columnist.
Declan Kearney - National Chairperson, Sinn Féin.
Saturday 13 September at 2:30pm, Politics and the physical force tradition in Ireland
Chair: Ruán O’Donnell - Historian, University of Limerick, author of Special Category: The IRA in English Prisons, Vol. 1: 1968-1978 and other books.
Tommy McKearney - Socialist republican, participant in the 1980 H-Block hunger strike, Author of The Provisional IRA: From Insurrection to Parliament, Northern organiser for the Independent Workers Union.
Eoin Ó Murchú - Journalist, longtime campaigner for Irish sovereignty.
Mícheál MacDonncha - Sinn Féin Councillor Dublin City Council; former editor of An Phoblacht, author of Sinn Féin, A Century of Struggle.
Sunday 14 September at 11:00am, Imperialism and the national question in Ireland
Chair: Mary Cullen - Historian, author of recently published Telling It Our Way: Essays In Gender History.
John Foster - Joint author Red Papers on Scotland; Emeritus Professor, Social Sciences, West of Scotland University; Secretary, Scottish Campaign against Euro-Federalism.
Kevin McCorry - People’s Movement, former organiser NICRA.
Patricia McKenna - People’s Movement, former MEP for Dublin.
Sunday 14 September at 2:30pm, Unionism and the Way Forward
Chair: Helena Sheehan - Professor Emeritus, Dublin City University; author of Irish Television Drama, A Society and its Stories.
Professor Peter Shirlow - Deputy Director, Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation and Social Justice, Queen’s University Belfast.
Linda Ervine - Irish Language Development Officer for East Belfast; sister-in-law of the late David Ervine.
Owen Bennett, Writer and commentator.
For further information, contact Frank Keoghan, Director, at 087–2308330.
looks like an event worth going to for those who have the time.ReplyDelete