December, 2020

08dec7:00 pm8:00 pmFree Online Talk: Centenaries, 1920-23: commemorations, conflict and conciliationProf Brian Walker7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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(Tuesday) 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location

Online Talk

Online Talk

Event Details

In this talk, Prof Brian Walker explores the issue of anniversaries, centenaries and commemoration in Ireland, from 1798 in 1998 through to 2021 and the ‘birth’ of Northern Ireland, reflecting on our changing response to remembering.
Brian M. Walker is an historian and Professor Emeritus of Irish Studies at Queen’s University. His books include Irish history matters: politics, identities and commemoration (2019) and A political history of the two Irelands: from partition to peace (2012). He is a member of the Church of Ireland Centenaries Committee. He lives in the Lisburn and Castlereagh Council Area. The talks is free and will take place online via Zoom, our website and Facebook at 7pm. You will need to book a place via the links below, and an email with the link to join the Zoom meeting or the livestream will be sent out to attendees prior to the talks taking place.

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