Irish Historical Society

Officers and Committee 2021

Prof Mike Cronin
Boston College Dublin

Joint Secretaries:
Dr Eamon Darcy
Maynooth University
Dr Caoimhe Whelan
Trinity College Dublin

Dr Conor Mulvagh
University College Dublin

Committee of seven
Professor Michael Cronin
Professor David Dickson
Professor Diarmaid Ferriter
Professor Jacqueline Hill
Professor James Kelly
Professor Jane Ohlmeyer
Dr Jennifer Redmond

Irish Historical Society


Unless otherwise specified, all meetings will be held at 19:00.
online via Zoom. A link will be circulated in the week before each meeting.


11 January          Panel Discussion:

Historical Practice and Institutional Legacies

            Dr Mary McAuliffe, University College Dublin
            Dr Leanne McCormick, Ulster University
            Claire McGettrick, PhD candidate, University College Dublin
            Prof Seán O'Connell, Queen's University Belfast
            Dr James Smith, Boston College

15 February           Performing Irishness in nineteenth-century Melbourne

            Dr Sophie Cooper, Queen's University Belfast

8 March             Gender: A perspective from the global life of Margaret Cousins

             Dr Jyoti Atwal, Jawaharlal Nehru University

12 April              Hiberno-Scandinavian settlement and culture in Northwest England

             Dr Clare Downham, University of Liverpool

10 May                 Traveller Histories of Racism

             Dr Sindy Joyce, University of Limerick

11 October         Mapping cultural actors in early modern Ireland: the MACMORRIS project

             Prof Pat Palmer, Maynooth University


8 November        Sex, Sectarianism(?) and the City: A Queer History for Belfast, 1890-1968

            Dr Tom Hulme, Queen's University Belfast


13 December        Presidential Address: Doing the Decade of Centenaries Digitially: The Lessons from Century Ireland

             Prof Mike Cronin, Boston College


Admission to I.H.S. talks is free and all are welcome.

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