Talks 2010/2011

This academic year the Cumann Staire have announced that they will be hosting 9 different lecturers who will be giving talks on subject which they have studied. The elected secretary for this year, Joe Regan has organised the lectures and has expressed his delight at the range of topics and the standing of lecturers that Cumann Staire was able to attract. The lecturers and the talks are as following:


23/09/2010 Dr Deirdre McMahon “Ireland and India: Independence and Partition”
14/10/2010 Dr. Paul Quigley “A Nation Among Nations? The Confederate States of America and Transatlantic National”
21/10/2010 Prof. Catherine Clinton “The relevance of Mary Chesnut’s Civil War Diary”
04/11/2010 Dr. Andrew Sneddon “Witchcraft, magic and demonic possession in early modern Ireland”
20/01/2011 Jackie Uí Chionna “The story of the American former G.I’s who came to Ireland post WWII to study medicine at U.C.G.”
02/02/2011 Professor Richard Vinen “Thatcherism”
24/02/2011 Dr. Vincent Durac “Irish Foreign Policy in the Middle-East”
10/03/2011 Dr. Padraig Lenihan “The Battle of Aughrim”
23/03/2011 Prof. Fergus Kelly “Early Irish Farming”
*These are all provisional dates and are subject to change.
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