Thursday, 30 August 2012

PRONI lecture series

From the Public Records Office of Northern Ireland (www.proni.gov.uk):

A Decade of Change, Conflict and Transformation Lecture Series

Throughout September, PRONI will be hosting an exciting series of lectures on this turbulent period of Irish history as part of the Decade of Centenaries. In keeping with the 100 year commemorations, there will be particular focus on the impact of both the Ulster Covenant and the Third Home Rule Bill. Talks will be delivered by the following speakers:

6th September -
‘Raiders of the Lost Archives: Covenant records at PRONI’
Stephen Scarth

13th September -
‘Nationalism 1900-1922'
Dr Eamon Phoenix

20th September -
‘The Ulster Covenant and Ulster Unionist resistance to Home Rule, 1912-1914’
Dr Tim Bowman

27th September -
‘The Story Arc Of The Covenant: from signature to screen’
William Crawley and Brian Henry Martin

WHERE: PRONI Building
WHEN: Thursdays 6:30 pm throughout September
HOW MUCH: Free

(With thanks to Gavin McMahon at PRONI)

Chris

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