Monday, 14 January 2013

Forthcoming PRONI lectures and events

From the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (

PRONI is kick-starting 2013 by hosting a range events including conferences, book readings and lectures. We are delighted to announce the following events:

Holocaust Memorial Day Conference
31st January 2:00 - 4:45pm

'Law, Order and Violence' OUI Exploring Urban History Lecture by Barry Sheehan
31st January 6:30pm

Exploring Your Roots exhibition
18th February – 15th March

'The Poor Law and Public Health' OUI Exploring Urban History Lecture by Olwyn Purdue
28th February 6:30pm

'The Other Irish: The Scots-Irish Rascals who Made America' Book Reading by Karen McCarthy
6th February 1:00 – 2:00pm

'Live as was Lived in Days of War: some accounts of the First World War from PRONI’ talk by Ian Montgomery
7th February 7pm

'Urban Landscape' OUI Exploring Urban History Round Table panel talk
21st March 6:30pm

Please see our website for more details, PRONI Talks and Events

All events are free to attend and open to the general public, however, due to limited space we ask that you contact us to reserve your place.

We look forward to seeing you!

(With thanks to Gavin McMahon)


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