Everyone is welcome to our seminar series, normally held on Thursday evening in K114.

Please click on paper title to listen to podcasts of past papers.

 

SEMESTER 1

 

Thursday 20 September 2018

Dr Lynsey Black (Maynooth University)

‘Diagnosing insanity: women, murder and mental health in twentieth-century Ireland’

5pm, K114, School of History, UCD

 

Thursday 11 October 2018 

Dr Alice Mauger (University College Dublin)

‘“The Holy War on Alcohol”: Alcoholism, Medicine and Psychiatry in Ireland, c. 1890-1945’

5pm, K114, School of History, UCD

 

Thursday 8 November 2018

Dr Leanne McCormick (Ulster University) and Dr Elaine Farrell (Queen’s University Belfast)

‘Bad Bridget, the Unfit Mother: Irish Women in North America, 1838-1918’

5pm, K114, School of History, UCD

 

 

SEMESTER 2

 

Thursday 31 January 2019

Dr Phil Gorey (University College Dublin)

‘Municipal gospel or necessity? Belfast Corporation and the regulation of midwives 1911-1918’

5pm, K114, School of History, UCD

 

Thursday 21 February 2019

Dr Isabella Jackson (Trinity College Dublin)

‘Changing responses to twentieth-century Chinese child slavery’

5pm, K114, School of History, UCD

 

Thursday 11 April 2019

TBA