Afterlives – ‘Talking ’bout revolutions’; conversations across borders about women and revolution’
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In episode 3 of AFTERLIVES, Dr Mary McAuliffe (UCD, Gender Studies) is joined by Professor Ingrid Sharp (University of Leeds, German Cultural & Gender History) and Dr Corinne Painter (University of Leeds, Intercultural Studies) to discuss the lived experience of Irish and German suffrage, socialist and activist women in the aftermath of war and revolution. AFTERLIVES: 'Talking 'bout revolutions'; conversations across borders about women and revolution Supported by UKRI External Participatory and Collaborative Research Fund, London South Bank University and University College D ..read more
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Afterlives – ‘My life wasn’t much after’: women’s voices in the Military Archives
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In episode 2 of AFTERLIVES, Associate Professor Fionnuala Walsh (UCD School of History) is joined by Dr Leeann Lane (DCU) and Professor Lindsey Earner-Byrne (TCD) to discuss the ordinary lived experience of Irish women in the aftermath of war and revolution and also their work uncovering poverty, welfare and the search for recognition of women’s contributions and losses. AFTERLIVES: 'My life wasn't much after': women's voices in the Military Archives Supported by UKRI External Participatory and Collaborative Research Fund, London South Bank University and University College Dublin ..read more
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St Brigit and the beginnings of Irish history
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The panel discussion on St Brigit and the beginnings of Irish history featured historians: Associate Prof. Elva Johnston (UCD); Assistant Professor Megan Welton (UCD); Dr Niamh Wycherley (Maynooth); and Dr Elizabeth Dawson (Carlow College). St Brigit and the beginnings of Irish history In honour of International Women’s Day on March 8th 2024, the UCD College of Arts and Humanities EDI Committee supported a series of eveants to celebrate women and women’s research. In this episode, a recording of ‘St Brigit and the beginnings of Irish history’ a panel discussion organised by UCD’s Dr ..read more
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The Holocaust as World History
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Holocaust Education Ireland’s Holocaust Memorial Lecture for 2024 was given by Prof. Doris L. Bergen from University of Toronto. A podcast of her lecture – “The Holocaust as World History” – is now available on History Hub. The Holocaust as World History As part of their schedule of commemorative events in 2024, Holocaust Education Ireland invited Prof. Doris L. Bergen (University of Toronto) to give a paper – “The Holocaust as World History” – on 7 February at Trinity College Dublin. A podcast of her lecture is now available on History Hub. Doris Bergen is the Chancellor Rose and R ..read more
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Éire Saor agus Gaelach?: The Military Service Pensions Collection and the Irish language
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Dr Síobhra Aiken’s talk, which was recorded at the Mícheál Ó Cléirigh seminar series in UCD School of History on November 10 2023, was entitled: ‘”Éire Saor agus Gaelach?”: The Military Service Pensions Collection and the Irish language’. It is now available to podcast on History Hub. ‘"Éire Saor agus Gaelach?": The Military Service Pensions Collection and the Irish language’ In this episode of History Hub’s podcast series, a recording of a paper by Dr Síobhra Aiken from Queen’s University Belfast. The paper was part of UCD School of History’s Mícheál Ó Cléirigh seminar series, in c ..read more
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Women and the Irish Constitution: a roundtable discussion
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2M ago
The referendum on 8 March 2024, proposing to delete Article 41.2 of the Irish constitution which refers to women’s ‘life within the home’ and her domestic role ‘without which the common good cannot be achieved’, prompted us to reflect on reactions to the article in 1937 and the relationship between women, home and work in 20th century Ireland. Dr Fionnuala Walsh and Dr Mary McAuliffe Organisers of roundtable Women and the Irish Constitution: a roundtable discussion ‘Women and the Irish Constitution: a roundtable discussion’ took place on 13 February 2024 in UCD Humanities Insti ..read more
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‘Our shared built military heritage: the online mapping, inventorying and recording of the army barracks of Ireland, 1690-1921
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The project team are currently preparing a comprehensive online map of all army barracks operational on the island of Ireland between 1690 and 1921, due for launch in early 2024. Charles McGrath and Suzanne Forbes Army Barracks of Ireland Our shared built military heritage: the online mapping, inventorying and recording of the army barracks of Ireland, 1690-1921 Digital Cultures is one of the research themes for the UCD College of Arts and Humanities Research Strategy for 2020-2024. The strategy brings together and supports the combined research excellence from across the College’s ..read more
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50 Years of Archival Education in UCD
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The video reflects the transformation of Ireland’s archival landscape over the past half century and the remarkable role of UCD alumni in this process and is a great record of all that has been achieved over the past 50 years. Dr Elizabeth Mullins Director of the MA in Archives and Records Management programme Happy Birthday to our Archivists! 50 Years of Archival Education in UCD By Dr Elizabeth Mullins The School of History marked a significant milestone this year celebrating 50 years since the first archivists were trained in the university. Public awareness of the value of arc ..read more
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1923: Hitler’s Breakthrough Year
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1923 was Hitler’s breakthrough year. From the end of 1922 up to the infamous Beerhall Putsch in Munich during the night of 8-9 November, the Nazi Party grew from around 8,000 to over 50,000 members. In Holocaust Education Ireland’s lecture to mark the November Pogrom, UCD historian Mark Jones examined the history of the year 1923 through the prism of antisemitic violence. 1923: Hitler’s Breakthrough Year To mark the date of the November Pogrom, Dr. Mark Jones gave a lecture – ‘1923: Hitler’s Breakthrough Year’ – in association with Holocaust Education Ireland, Trinity College Dublin ..read more
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UCD School of History CPD Workshop for archivists – Implementing Trauma-Informed Practice in Archives
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Feedback from the workshop was overwhelmingly positive, and a notable development was the formation of a network of practitioners who will meet twice yearly to further discuss this area in a specifically Irish context. This is particularly significant for the large number of archivists who work as lone practitioners within their organisations, that there is a professional and confidential space available to them to further explore empathetic archival practice, for both researcher and archivist alike.  Lisa Shortall MA in Archives and Records Management, UCD UCD School of History ..read more
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