1916 in Ireland and Wales

Adran Hanes a Hanes Cymru, Prifysgol Aberystwyth

14/09/2016 9:00am - 14/09/2016 6:00pm

Talk Lecture

Ystafell A14
Adeilad Hugh Owen
Prifysgol Aberystwyth
Campws Pengais
SY23 3DY


1916 in Ireland and Wales

Symposium Organised by the Wales-Ireland Research Network, with the support of the Cymru’n Cofio Wales Remembers 1914-1918 centenary programme, Welsh Government.

Location: Room A14, Hugh Owen Building, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales

Attendance is free but registration beforehand is essential. Contact:
(please put ‘1916 in Ireland and Wales’ in message title)


Welcome: Linda Tomos, National Librarian of Wales

Session 1: Irish Revolutionary Traditions

‘“How best the bold thought of liberty might be pushed through the assuming crowd” (The Nation). Writing the History of Revolutionary Irish Associational Culture’
Prof. Martyn Powell (Aberystwyth University)

‘Conflict Confined? The Role of Imprisonment during the Irish Revolution’
Dr William Murphy (Dublin City University)

11.05 Coffee break

Session 2: ‘University of Revolution’? Fron-goch

‘Myth and Memory: From Bala to Beal na Blath and back again’
Jon Parry (Royal veterinary College, London)

‘Remembering Fron-goch: Evidence from the Bureau of Military History’
Dr Fearghal McGarry (Queen’s University, Belfast)

1.00-2.00 Lunch

Session 3: Unions

‘Unionists and 1916′
Prof. Alvin Jackson (Edinburgh University)

‘On From Mametz: Liberal Wales, Britain and 1916’
Prof. Paul O’Leary (Aberystwyth University)

3.45 Tea

Session 4: Wales and 1916

‘Landscapes of War: Robert Graves and the Rhinogs, 1916.’
Dr Mary-Ann Constantine (Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies)

‘Spies in Wales in 1916′.
Aled Eirug (Cardiff University)

Break: 5.30-45

Session 5
H.E. Daniel Mulhall, Ambassador of Ireland to Great Britain
‘“The confluence of dreams”: George Russell’s 1916’.