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Michaelmas Term 2018

Seminar Room 2, Chapel Court, Sidney Sussex College,
unless otherwise indicated
All meetings will begin at 5 p.m.

For further information please visit our Modern Irish History website


All meetings begin at 5pm with the exception of the joint meeting with the Intelligence History Seminar which begins at 5:30pm.

Michaelmas Term

10 October - Rushmore Room, St Catharine's College

H.E. Adrian O'Neill, Ambassador of Ireland to the United Kingdom.
"Living in the shelter of one another; Ireland-UK relations in the shadow of Brexit".


19 October – 5:30pm – McCrum Lecture Theatre, Corpus Christi College
Joint meeting with the Intelligence History Seminar.

Dr. John Ranelagh
Bloody Sunday: New Evidence (including filmed interviews) on Michael Collins’ Intelligence Operations’.



Dr. Catherine Cox (UCD)
‘Prison or Patient?’: Prison Regimes and the Management of Mental Disorder in mid nineteenth-century Ireland.


28 November

Simon Gallaher (Cambridge)
‘And he thought that inspector should be a lady’: women’s expanding roles in the welfare of pauper children, 1860-1920.



The seminar is generously supported by the Trevelyan Fund of the History Faculty of the University of Cambridge, with a contribution from the Embassy of Ireland.


Eugenio Biagini
Richard Bourke
Sean Campbell
Niamh Gallagher
Hugh Hanley
Trisha Kessler
Christopher Morash
Charles Read
Bronwen Walter


Michaelmas Term 2018 programme - print version


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