RHS Symposium: Political Thought in Revolutionary Ireland c.1913-23, Teesside University, 8/9 September 2016Post from History at Teesside

Royal Historical Society Symposium

 Political Thought in Revolutionary Ireland, c1912-23

 Teesside University 8-9 September 2016


TG.02, the Curve


Thursday 8th September

 5.00 – 5.45:                Tour of Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (mima)

6.00- 7.30:                   Reception (with music, poetry and prose) in the Curve, Middlesbrough Campus.

Friday 9th September

9.00-9.15:                    Registration in the foyer of the Curve.

9.15-10.00                   Prof Senia Paseta (University of Oxford)

‘Feminist Political Thought’

10.00-11.00                 Dr Colin Reid (Northumbria University)

‘Unionist Political Thought’

Dr James McConnel (Northumbria University)

‘The Political Thought of the Irish Parliamentary Party’

Tea and Coffee

 11.20-11.50                 His Excellency Dan Mulhall, Irish Ambassador to Britain

11.50-1.10:                  Dr Ultán Gillen (Teesside University)

‘Empire and Irish Political Thought’

Dr Charlie McGuire (Teesside University)

‘Socialism in Ireland’

Dr Roisín Higgins (Teesside University)

‘The Politics of Patrick Pearse’


2.00-3.00:                    Dr Lauren Arrington (Liverpool University)

‘The Political Ideology of Countess Markievicz’

Dr Emmet O’Connor (Ulster University)

‘The 1919 Democratic Programme’

3.00-4.00:                    Dr Caoimhe Nic Dháibhéid (Sheffield University)

‘Republican Political Thought after 1916’

Dr Marc Mulholland (Oxford University)

‘The Counter-Revolution’

            Tea and Coffee

 4.30-5.30:                    Keynote Address: Prof Richard Bourke (Queen Mary, University of                                                London)

‘Reflections on the Political Thought of the Irish Revolution’

The event is free. To register contact arts@tees.ac.uk.

The organisers are grateful for the support of the Royal Historical Society



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