History Month 2013

21/02/2013 Wednesday
Siobhan Mc Kenna
18:00-21:00

Prof. Helmut Flachenecker

Saints and Conversion in the Old and New World

 

 

This week An Cumann Staire presents Prof. Helmut Flachenecker of the Julius-Maximilians-Universitaet of Wuerzburg who will be giving a lecture entitled “Saints and Conversion in the Old and New World – Ireland – Pommerania – Florida”. We hope to see you all there!

Refreshments will be provided.

 

 

 

 

13-14/02/2013 Wednesday

Arts Ball

 

 

This years Arts Ball prmises to be as exciting as last years. All the information you need on the Pre-Party, the Ball, and the After Party can be found here

 

 

 

09/02/2013 Saturday
Eyre Square

Walking Tour of Galway

 

 

An Cumann Staire will giving a walking tour of Galway this weekend. If you are new to the city or have been here for years .This is a good way to see the city and learn the ciulture.

 

 

 

07/01/2013 Thursday
Dillon Theatre 19:00

Prof John Baines (Oxford)

The Formation of the Ancient Egyptian State

 

 

An Cumann Staire is delighted to host Professor John Baines, who will be giving a lecture on the Formation of the Ancient Egyptian State.

Refreshments will be available.

 

 

 

05/02/2013 Thursday
Ruby Room, The Kings Head
19:00

Professor John Cunningham

An Expurgated History of Rag Week in Galway

 

 

An Cumann Staire is delighted to announce that NUI’s very own Professor John Cunningham will be giving a talk, in the Ruby Room, which is entitled “In Weird and Fancy Costumes?: An Expurgated History of Rag Week in Galway”.

 

 

 

04/02/2013 Wednesday
MapThe College Bar
21:00

Charity Table Quiz

 

 

An Cumann Staire has organised a charity table quiz, for you to show off your history skills. Don’t worry it wont all be history.

 

 

 

31/01/2013 Wednesday
MapDillon Theatre
18:45-21:00

Dr Emmett O’ Connor

The 1913 Lockout, Myth and Reality

 

 

This week an Cumann Staire are delighted to announce that Dr Emmett O’ Connor will be giving a lecture entitled “The 1913 Lockout: Myth and Reality”. Dr Emmett O’ Connor is a Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Ulster whose research focuses on Labour History.

Refreshments will be available.

 

 

 

29/01/2013 Thursday
The King’s Head
20:00

Historical Debate: Eamon de Valera vs. Michael Collins

 

 

Michael Collins vs. Eamon de Valera.

An Cumann Staire will Hosting a debate between Michael Collins and Eamon de Valera. Come along to the Kings Head and give your vote.

Refreshments will be available.

 

 

 

 

24/01/2013 Thursday
MapDillon Theatre
18:45-21:00

Tomás Ó Brógáin

Saol Gan Staire, Saol Gan Ceannacht: A Life without History, A Life without Identity.

 

 

This week An Cumann Staire is delighted to announce that Tomás Ó Brógáin will be giving a talk entitled “A Life without History, A Life without Identity

Refreshments will be available following the lecture.

 

 


 

 


 

17/01/2013 Wednesday
MapDillon Theatre
19:00-21:00

Dr. Eamon Darcy

1641, A Vulgar Rebellion?As part of our History Month extravaganza, An Cumann Staire are delighted to announce that Dr Eamon Darcy of TCD will be giving a lecture entitled “1641 A vulgar Rebellion?”.

Refreshments will be made available.