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NUIG Conference: Workers agitation, left-wing activism in Ireland

Conference this Friday and Saturday at NUI Galway: Programme Below

From Civil Rights to the Bailout: Social movements, workers agitation, and left-wing activism in Ireland, 1968-2010

 https://fromcivilrightstothebailout.wordpress.com/

Irish Centre for the Histories of Labour & Class,

NUI Galway

19-20 June 2015

David Convery has asked me to circulate the arrangements for the conference to be held this week-end at NUIG

From David Convery

Dear all,

Please find attached the programme for a conference the Irish Centre for the Histories of Labour & Class is organising in NUI Galway titled ‘From Civil Rights to the Bailout: Social movements, workers agitation, and left-wing activism in Ireland, 1968-2010’. The conference takes place on 19-20 June. It promises to be a weekend of lively debate and discussion, featuring papers from both academics and activists. All are welcome to attend. The cost for the event is only €5 which includes tea and coffee throughout, and lunch on the Saturday. Please let me know beforehand if you plan on attending. I would be very grateful if you could also forward this to anyone else you think may be interested.

The schedule is carried below, but it, and the abstracts for each paper, can also be read at the following website:

https://fromcivilrightstothebailout.wordpress.com/

Very best wishes,

David   Convery   David Convery [david_convery@yahoo.co.uk]; david.convery@nuigalway.ie

From Civil Rights to the Bailout: Social movements, workers agitation, and left-wing activism in Ireland, 1968-2010

Irish Centre for the Histories of Labour & Class,

Moore Institute,

Hardiman Research Building,

Room G010,

NUI Galway

19-20 June 2015

Conference Overview

Friday 19 June

13.00-13.45 Registration

13.45 Welcome address

14.00-15.30 Panel 1: The context of Northern Ireland

15.30-15.45 Break

15.45-17.15 Panel 2: Varieties of Protest

19.30 Mechanics’ Institute, Middle Street: ‘Civil Rights and Union Rights: Veteran Voices from the West of Ireland’

Saturday 20 June

10.00-11.30 Panel 3: Radical Politics

11.30-11.45 Break

11.45-13.15 Panel 4: Challenging legal and cultural constraints

13.15-14.00 Lunch

14.00-15.30 Panel 5: Engaging Beyond Ireland

15.30-15.45 Break

15.45-17.45 Panel 6: Preserving History: Oral History and Archives

CLOSE OF CONFERENCE

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