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Monday, October 24, 2016
17:00: 'War, Rebellion and Revolution in Ireland' (lecture)
- A. James McAdams
William M. Scholl Professor of International Affairs
Director of the Nanovic Institute for European Studies
- Charles Townshend, FBA
Professor of International History at Keele University and author of Easter 1916: The Irish Rebellion
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
18:30: 1916 The Irish Rebellion (film screening)
Narrated by Liam Neeson, this landmark documentary features rarely seen archival footage, new segments filmed on location worldwide, and interviews with leading international experts.
20:00: Reframing 1916 (panel discussion)
- Bríona Nic Dhíarmada
Thomas J. and Kathleen M. O'Donnell Professor of Irish Studies and Concurrent Professor of Film, Television and Theater, University of Notre Dame
Originator, Creator, Producer and Executive Producer of the documentary
- Kevin Whelan
Michael Smurfit Director of the Keough Naughton Notre Dame Centre in Dublin
About Reframing 1916
On Easter Monday 1916, a small group of Irish rebels—including poets, teachers, actors and workers—took on the might of the British Empire. Although defeated militarily, the men and women of the Easter Rising would soon win a moral victory—with their actions leading to the creation of an independent Irish state and contributing to the eventual disintegration of the British empire. They have inspired countless freedom struggles throughout the world—from Ireland to India.
In the centenary year, the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies is partnering with the Irish Government and leading universities and institutions worldwide to host a series of international academic events. Called Reframing 1916, these events will bring select Notre Dame faculty to museums, institutions, and universities with an Irish Studies presence to engage with their faculty, students, and the public in a scholarly response and reassessment of the seminal events of 1916.
This is a student event (e.g. a graduate conference).
October 21, 2016, 12:00pm BST
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