Activity: Participating in or organising an event types › Participation in conference
The Institute of Irish Studies will host a symposium on the Civil Rights movement in Northern Ireland in 1968 and the memory the events of that year have left. The symposium will combine a witness seminar involving participants in the events of 1968 and a panel featuring new research on the Civil Rights movement and its legacies.
2.00-3.45pm Panel: Researching the Legacies of 1968 - Matt Collins (Belfast City Council): 'Demanding the impossible: People's Democracy and the challenge of left politics in Northern Ireland' - Chris Reynolds (Nottingham Trent): 'Dealing with Northern Ireland’s contested past: 1968 and agonistic remembering’ - Brian Hanley (Edinburgh): ‘“The end of British rule in the not too distant future”: republicans and the memory of Civil Rights’
4.00-5.00 Witness Seminar: Remembering 1968 - With Anne Devlin, Marianne Elliott and Eamonn McCann