Universities Ireland is sponsoring a series of conferences to commemorate the centenary of key events in the history of modern Ireland ranging from the Ulster Covenant, through the First World War and the 1916 Rising, to the foundation of Northern Ireland and the Irish Free State.
The third conference in the series will take place in Belfast City Hall on Saturday 14 June, and is entitled ‘Reflecting on a decade of war and revolution in Ireland, 1912-1923: The road to war’. The conference will also include a History Ireland ‘Hedge School’.
DateSaturday, June 14, 2014 (All day)
- Battle of the Somme
- Civil War
- Government of Ireland Act
- Lloyd George’s Convention
- Outbreak of First World War
- Rise Of The Labour Movement
- Suffrage and General Election
- The Easter Rising
- Ulster Covenant
- War Of Independence
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Keynote Speakers: Thomas Otte (Diplomatic History, University of East Anglia) and Progessor Keith Jeffrey (British History, Queen's University, Belfast)