The Ulster Local History Trust is holding a history Conference entitled “Boundaries and Borders.”
In association with the Cardinal Tomás Ó Fiaich Library and Archive, the Ulster Local History Trust has organised a wide-ranging programme to provide a broad perspective on the upcoming centenary of the partition of Ireland, providing an opportunity to study shared history with a wide variety of experts in their respective fields.
Beyond the Pale: Boundaries and Borders in Ulster Local Studies
9.30am Registration (coffee)
10.00am Opening Remarks - Cllr Mealla Campbell, Lord Mayor of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council and Evelyn Cardwell, Chair of the Ulster Local History Trust.
10.30am - 12.30pm
Place, Ownership, Belonging: Patchworks of humanity imprinted on environment and landscape. - Prof. Patrick Duffy
Border, What Border? New knowledge about the ‘Black Pig’s Dyke’ - Aidan Walsh
Boundary Places and their Names. – Dr. Kay Muhr
Lunch (a range of book stalls will be available to delegates over lunch)
2.00pm - 4.00pm
Intricate Difficulties and Intractable Problems: Tyrone and Fermanagh in the Boundary Question 1912-1925. - John Dooher
The Irish Border: an ethnography of place. - Darach MacDonald
Space, Gravity and Derrymen: Borders in Time and Space. - Prof. Breandán Mac Suibhne
Q & A
4.00 – 4.30 Closing Discussion
Event Date and Location
Date: Saturday 19th October 2019
Location: Cardinal Tomás Ó Fiaich Library and Archive, Armagh
The fee for the event is £25 which includes a light lunch and refreshments.
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