Inaugural Lecture: 'The Great Irish Famine in Transatlantic Historiographies, 1847-1914'
For more information, contact Susan Templeton, ext. 3325, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael O’Dowd (NUIG), ‘James Wolveridge's Speculum Matricis (1670): a mirror on antiquity?’ All welcome
USIHS Lecture: '“Saver of the children”: The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children in Ireland 1889-1921' Dr Sarah-Anne Buckley (National University of Ireland, Galway) All welcome
A half-day symposium exploring religion and society in the north of Ireland.
1:10 Sean Farrell (Northern Illinois University and NUIG) ‘The Revd Thomas Drew and the limits of anti-catholic politics in mid-Victorian Belfast’
1:45 Janice Holmes (Open University) ‘How much did the Revd ‘Roaring’ Hugh Hanna really roar?’
2:45 Daniel Ritchie (University College Dublin) ‘The 1859 Revival and its enemies: Presbyterian opposition to the 1859 Revival in Ulster’
3:15 Orfhlaith Campbell (Open University) ‘Presbyterians, the “Bible Wine” controversy and the temperance movement in Ulster’
3:45 Discussion and Close
Public Lecture hosted by School of History and Anthropology, with the Northern Ireland Human Rights Consortium as part of the NI Human Rights Festival:
Prof. Nicholas Vincent (University of East Anglia): 'Magna Carta and its Legacy'
Prof. Vincent is author of Magna Carta: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford, 2012) and a lead researcher in the Magna Carta Project - see http://magnacarta.cmp.uea.ac.uk/
The Wiles Lectures for 2015 will be delivered by Professor Lyndal Roper, Fellow of Oriel College and Regius Professor of History at the University of Oxford, on 27-30 May 2015. Professor Roper's Wiles lectures will be given over four days at Queen's University Belfast, on the theme: 'Luther and the Reformation: A Cultural History'.