1919 in Global Context Workshop

As a follow-on event to Dr Hassett's book launch in Marsh's Library on 21st November, UCD History is delighted to announce that it will be holding a workshop entitled 1919 in Global Context on Friday 22nd November at Marsh's Library, Dublin 8 from 10:30am to 5pm.

To register please follow this link to Eventbrite: bit.ly/1919Global

 

Workshop Schedule

10:00-10:30

Conference registration and coffee

 

10:30-10:40

Welcome and introduction

Hussein Omar & Jennifer Wellington

 

10:40-12:00

From war to peace?

Jennifer Wellington, ‘Remobilising for peace in the British Dominions’

Susan Grayzel, ‘Women and violence in the postwar moment’

Mark Jones, ‘Making the atrocities go away: foundation violence and the Weimar Republic’

Chair: John Horne

 

12:00-12:15 - break

 

12:15-13:15

Reordering the world: radical perspectives on the new world order

Hussein Omar, ‘Conscript and Sacrifice: the political theology of 1919’

Sarah Dunstan, ‘“Nationalists of Wilsonian Kind”: State Sovereignty, International Law and the Disenchantment of Self-Determination.’

Chair: Robert Gerwarth

 

13:15-14:00 – Lunch

 

14:00-15:15

Global revolt and the search for solidarity

Stephan Fender, ‘Radical Labour Politics in the Mexican Revolution’

Conor Mulvagh, ‘Establishing legitimacy at home and abroad: Sinn Féin and the Irish counter-state in 1919'

Dónal Hassett, ‘Strikes, Socialists and Settlers: The Limits of Class Politics in Colonial Algeria’s Postwar Moment’

Chair: Jennifer Keating

 

15:15-15:30 – Coffee

 

15:30-16:45

Faith, culture, and revolution: ideas in flux

Adrian Gregory, ‘Religious ideas in 1919’

Elisabeth Forster, ‘1919 – the year that changed China’

Jenny Bond, ‘“Our Responsibility”: Missionary school girls and the May Fourth Movement in Shanghai, 1917-1929’

Chair: Fionnuala Walsh

 

16:45-17:00

Closing remarks

Jennifer Wellington