Video: Prof Brian Walker – Centenaries, 1920-23: commemorations, conflict and conciliation
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.
View the livestream here: https://youtu.be/3OZg2E0ribU
This series was generously supported by LCCC’s Good Relations. For more see here.