Tuesday, 5 January 2016

PRONI's new year events schedule in Belfast

The new year schedule of events from PRONI (www.proni.gov.uk):

Surviving the City: Lunchtime Lecture Series throughout February and March 2016.

Thursday 4 February – The Belfast Workhouse in the nineteenth century by Dr Olwen Perdue
Thursday 18 February – The Great Famine in Belfast by Professor Peter Gray
Thursday 25 February – The Belfast Corporation and Council archive in PRONI by Ian Montgomery
Thursday 3 March – Voluntary charities for the poor in Belfast, 1800 - 1838 by Robyn Atcheson
Wednesday 16 March – Sailor Town, Belfast by Dr Elizabeth Thomas
Tuesday 22 March – Belfast Corporation and the management of public health, 1880-1914 by Stuart Irwin

All lectures will be held in PRONI and will commence at 1pm.

Wikimedia Edithon

4th February 2016 from 2.30pm to 5.30pm
This comprises of a number of talks on the Somme and Ireland 1916 as well as a workshop to show how to edit and upload information to Wikipedia articles.

Easter Rising

Thursday 21 April, 7pm - Irish Volunteers Centenary Project by Donal McAnallen

Book Launch

We are pleased to host the Launch of Trevor Parkhill’s new book ‘The Nurse in the Belfast Blitz, Emma Duffin’ on the 3rd May 2016 at 1pm.

Temperence Conference

23 June 2016 - Half day conference on the theme of temperance and alcohol (time to be confirmed)

Further details at http://www.proni.gov.uk/index/exhibitions_talks_and_events/talks_and_events.htm

(With thanks to PRONI)


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