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Commemoration and Conflict

Commemoration and conflict in Ireland, 1920-1922

Monday 12 June 2017, Queen’s University Belfast


12.30: Tea/coffee/sandwiches (QUB Lanyon 0G/074)


1pm: Introduction


1.15-2.45: Conflict in Ulster, 1920-25

Dr Robert Lynch: ‘Partition: Ireland's Real Revolution?’

Dr Matthew Lewis: ‘Northern experiences of the Civil War's aftermath’

3.00-4.30: Remembering the Irish Civil War, 1922-3

Dr Anne Dolan: ‘Divisions after the Irish Civil War’

Dr Gavin Foster: ‘Local and Family Memory of the Irish Civil War’


5pm: Annual Irish Studies Lecture (Peter Froggat Centre, 0G/007)

Prof. Richard Kearney (Boston College): ‘Commemoration: Trauma and Recovery’

With a response by Prof. Maurice Manning, Chancellor of the National University of Ireland


Followed by a reception in the Canada Room

Contact Dr Marie Coleman ( for more information