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 23 January 2019

Dr Ana Antic (University of Exeter)

Transcultural Psychiatry and the Birth of a "Global Psyche"; after WWII: A Global History from Below?

5pm, K114, School of History, UCD

 

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 20 February 2019

Panel: New Histories of the Medical Profession

Dr Mary Hatfield (University College Dublin)  

Passionate Physicians and Childish Children: Diagnosing Emotion in Irish Paediatrics 1780-1850

Dr Kieran Fitzpatrick (National University of Ireland, Galway) 

Beyond Villainy? Some Reflections on the Medical Profession and it’s Place in Modern History

5pm, K114, School of History, UCD

 

Thursday 23 April 2019

Dr Laura Kelly (University of Strathclyde)

Sex, Marriage and Contraception in Ireland, 1950-80: an oral history of sexual knowledge and family planning practices

5pm, K114, School of History, UCD