Upcoming Events at the MCMS:
Eighteenth Literature of Irish Exile Autumn School. Speaker Dr Kay Muhr. Saturday 21 October 2017. Details to follow.
Seventeenth Annual Irish Migration Studies Lecture. Speaker John McCafferty, UCD. 27 January 2018. Details to follow.
Past Events at the MCMS:
'Annual Irish Migration Studies Lecture 2017- 'People on the Move: Evidence for Migration from the Irish Historic Towns Atlas' Dr Jacinta Prunty (Maynooth University). Saturday 28 January 2017. Watch on YouTube
'Honouring a Lifetime in Family and Local History: A Tribute to Bill Macafee'. Saturday 3 December
Seventeenth Literature of Irish Exile Autumn School. Saturday 15 October 2016. Watch on YouTube
Thirteenth Annual Irish Migration Studies Lecture - 1st February 2014 Watch Video Slideshow
The Fourteenth Literature of Irish Exile Autumn School - 12th October 2013 Watch Video Slideshow
The Twelfth Annual Irish Migration Studies Lecture - 2nd February 2013 Watch Video Slideshow
The Eleventh Annual MSSc Reunion Lecture, Saturday 28th January 2012 with guest speaker - Professor Liam Kennedy
The Twelfth Literature of Irish Exile Autumn School was on Saturday 15th October 2011
* The Tenth Annual Irish Migration Studies Reunion Lecture was on Saturday 5 February 2011 with guest speaker Professor Marianne Elliott of Liverpool University, author of The Catholics of Ulster (2000) and When God Took Sides: Religion and Identity in Ireland -
Unfinished History (2009). http://www.liv.ac.uk/irish/staff/elliott.htm
She spoke about 'Religion and Identity in Ireland: A Belfast Historian's Journey'.
Foodfest at the Centre for Migration Studies and the Ulster American Folk Park
on Saturday 1 May 2010. There was a free talk given at 11:00am, entitled "Spice of Life", followed
by a book launch of "Polly of Bridgewater Farm" by Catharine Fleming McKenty at 12 noon.
The 9th Annual Irish Migration Studies Reunion Lecture was on Saturday 30 January 2010,
guest speaker was Prof. Jane Ohlmeyer (Trinity College Dublin).
Jane's lecture is entitled 'Ireland’s Aristocracy and British Migration to Seventeenth century Ireland’
Programme for the MSSc Annual Reunion Lecture - 30 January 2010
Local Family & History Open Day in Omagh Library on Saturday, 24 October 2009 from 11am - 4pm.
June 25-28, 2008 - Ulster-American Heritage Symposium at the Centre for Migration Studies
January 26, 2008 (Saturday) - Seventh MSSc Annual Reunion lecture, entitled "Human Agency and an Irish Diaspora"
October 20, 2007 (Saturday) - Eighth 'Literature of Irish Exile' Autumn School
27 January 2007 - Sixth MSSc Annual Reunion lecture
14th October 2006, 11am - 4:30pm - Seventh 'Literature of Irish Exile' Autumn School
28th June - 1st July 2006 - XVI Ulster-American Heritage Symposium, in Knoxville, Tennessee
28th January 2006 - Fifth MSSc Annual Reunion Lecture
10th March 2005 - Celebrating Ethnicity - Home and Away
19th February 2005 - Fourth MSSc Annual Reunion Lecture
16th October 2004 - Fifth Autumn School 'Literature of Irish Exile'
23-26 June 2004 XV Ulster-American Heritage Symposium at the MCMS
Saturday, 7th February 2004 Third MSSc Annual Reunion Lecture
18th October 2003 Fourth Autumn School 'Literature of Irish Exile'
February 2003 Second MSSc Annual Reunion Lecture
26th October 2002 Third Autumn School 'Literature of Irish Exile'