1916 Easter Uprising symposium, Monaco

McGarry, F. (Participant)

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PROGRAMME Saturday 8 October 2016 - Morning OPENING ADDRESS by Christopher Fox and Briona Nic Dhiarmada Session 1: THE POLITICS OF COMMEMORATION Paper 1: Fearghal McGarry - “Historians and the Politics of Commemoration” Paper 2: Margaret O’Callaghan - “The Dead Generations and the Politics of Irish History” Round table contributions and discussion SATURDAY 8 OCTOBER 2016 - AFTERNOON Session 2(a): MODERNISM IN THE STREETS Paper: Declan Kiberd - “Modernism in the Streets: Joyce, Pearse and Stephens in 1916” Round table discussion Session 2(b): FEMINISM AND CITIZENSHIP Paper: Senia Paseta - “Feminism and Citizenship in the Irish Revolution, 1912-1918” Round table discussion SUNDAY 9 OCTOBER 2016 - MORNING Session 3(a): WHY DUBLIN? Paper 1: Kevin Whelan - “Why Dublin?” Paper 2: Thomas Bartlett - “‘We are going out to be slaughtered’? Military Aspects of the 1916 Rising" Round table discussion Session 3(b): AMERICA’S CONTRIBUTION Paper: Robert Schmuhl - “America and the Easter Rising” SUNDAY 9 OCTOBER 2016 - AFTERNOON Session 4: THE POET’S REBELLION Paper: John Kelly - “‘I’ll write it out in verse’: Yeats’s relationship with Pearse, MacDonough and MacBride in Life and Poetry” Session 5: 1916 IN 2016 Paper: J.J. Lee - “1916 in 2016” Conclusions: Round table contributions and discussions
Period07 Oct 201609 Oct 2016
Event typeConference
LocationMonaco-Ville, Monaco