Change, Commemoration, Community

EXTENDED submission deadline: Friday 24 June 2016 2016 Australasian Irish Studies Conference 29 November – 1 December 2016, Flinders University, Adelaide Under the umbrella of Change the conference organisers envisage subthemes of creativity, rebirth, revolution, renewal, new departures, innovation and economics. Commemoration encompasses all the significant events in Ireland’s political, social and economic life and Read more …

Honest History update

New material on Honest History’s website includes a 36 page ‘Alternative Guide to the Australian War Memorial’ (aimed at senior secondary students and teachers); a piece on the impact of the Irish Easter Rising in 1916 on Australia (using the work of Stephanie James and Jeff Kildea); two pieces on Ataturk and Australia (including how Read more …

Easter 1916: Theatre, Re-Enactment, Memory

The 2016 Kathleen Fitzpatrick History Lecture delivered by Professor Gillian Russell. The lecture will be followed by the announcement of the winner of the 2016 Ernest Scott Prize. A reception will follow. All are welcome, but seating is limited and bookings are required.

The 1916 Easter Rising: Australasian Perspectives

In the centenary year of Ireland’s 1916 Easter Rising, this two day international conference will explore the impact of this rising. With keynote speakers Dr Roisín Higgins (Teesside University), Dr Fearghal McGarry (Queen’s University Belfast), and Dr Guy Beiner (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev).

The 1916 Easter Rising: Australasian Perspectives

Registrations are now open for this international conference at University of Melbourne, 7-8 April 2016, with keynote speakers Dr Roisín Higgins (Teesside University), Dr Fearghal McGarry (Queen’s University Belfast), and Dr Guy Beiner (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev). Visit the conference website for program and registration information.

The 1916 Easter Rising: Australasian Perspectives

Submission deadline: Sunday 31 January 2016 School of Historical and Philosophical Studies at the University of Melbourne and Newman College, in collaboration with the Irish Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand (ISAANZ) 7–8 April 2016, University of Melbourne The Easter Rising of 1916 is a key event in the Revolutionary decade, 1913-23, and in Read more …

Conflicting Commemorations – Gallipoli in Ireland and Australia

Dr Jennifer Wellington (University College Dublin) An Irish Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand event. Pre-seminar drinks will be at 6.00pm and the paper will commence at 6.15pm. Those who wish to do so may join the group for dinner and/or a drink after the seminar at Naughton’s Hotel in Royal Parade. This is Read more …