Semester 1

Thursday 18 September
Dr Lindsey Earner-Byrne (University College Dublin)
“Dear Father my health is broken down”: Writing health in Irish charity letters, 1922-1940
5 pm, K114, School of History & Archives, UCD.

Thursday 2 October
Dr Nadav Davidovitch (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)
From Nation Building to Securitization of Public Health: Evolving Concepts of Quarantine, Palestine / Israel, 1920-2010
5 pm, K114, School of History & Archives, UCD.

Thursday 13 November
Dr Neil Pemberton (University of Manchester)
The Burnley Dog Saga: Dog Excrement, Dog-walking and the Death of the Kennel in Modern Britain.
5 pm, K114, School of History & Archives, UCD.

Semester 2

Thursday 29 January
Dr Angela Davis (University of Warwick)
Developing bodies and minds: children's experiences of preschool childcare, Britain c. 1939-1979
5 pm, K114, School of History & Archives, UCD.

Thursday 26 February
Dr Eamon O’Flaherty (University College Dublin)
Illness on the margins? Spatial patterns of health provision and historical urban morphology
5 pm, K114, School of History & Archives, UCD.

Thursday 2 April
Dr Ailish Veale (Trinity College, Dublin)
Stethoscopes and Rosary Beads: continuities and changes in Irish Catholic medical mission activity in Nigeria, 1940-1967
5 pm, K114, School of History & Archives, UCD.