The Community Relations Council and the Heritage Lottery Fund are holding a series of 10 weekly lectures covering this critical historical period. The format will be symposium style with one hour for speakers and one hour discussion based on questions from the audience.
All lectures will begin at 7pm and should finish by 9pm.
The lecture titles are
1. ‘The Burden of Our History’: The Historical Background to the 1912-1923 period, Professor Paul Bew - 8th March, Ulster Museum
2. Covenant Day 1912: The Alliance of Ulster Unionism and British Conservatism, Dr Alan Parkinson - 14th March, Ulster Museum
3. Nationalism in Ireland 1900-1916 Home Rulers, Separatists and Protestant Nationalists, Dr Michael Laffan - 21st March, Ulster Museum
4. The Labour Movement in Ireland 1900-22, Dr Emmet O'Connor - 28th March, Ulster Museum
5. Ireland the the First World War, Professor Keith Jeffrey - 4th April, Ulster Museum
6. IOverview of the Easter Rising, Dr Fearghal McGarry - 18th April, Stranmillis College
7. The Women’s Movement in Ireland 1910-22, Dr Myrtle Hill - 25th April, Stranmillis College
8. The Irish Revolution: From Rising to Truce 1916-21, Professor Michael Laffan - 2nd May, Stranmillis College
9. Partition, Treaty and Civil War, Dr Eamon Phoenix - 9th May, Stranmillis College
10. Trapped by the Border: Northern Nationalists and Southern Unionists 1916-25, Dr Eamon Phoenix - 16th May, Stranmillis College
The first lecture is on 8th March in the Ulster Museum, Botanic Gardens Belfast.
For more information and registration form click here