Talks Saturday 12 August

10am-6.30pm | Inish Beg Estate

Tickets €60

Morning – Octagon

10-11 am Professor Robert Gerwarth 'Europe's Age of Civil Wars, 1917-1949'

11.15 am-12.15 Professor Caitríona Beaumont on her project ‘Afterlives of Activist Women’ looking at Ireland, Germany and Finland

12.30-1.3 0pm Dr Eve Morrison on ‘Trauma, Democracy and the Irish Civil War’

Morning – Boathouse

10-11am Helen Beaumont: 'Pathways to Participation - programming about the Decade of Centenaries at the National Museum of Ireland'

11.15am-12.15 Commandant Daniel Ayiotis ‘Crests and Troughs: Preserving the Records of the Irish Revolution’

12.30-1.30 pm Professor Heather Jones ‘King George V and Ireland: Reform, Revolution and Royal Regret’

13.30-14.30 Lunch - food & drink will be available

Afternoon – Octagon

2.30-3.30 pm Dr Edward Burke 'The Greatest Weight? Paramilitaries, inter-generational violence and feud in Ulster’s borderlands'

3.45-4.45 pm Dr Nicholas McDowell ‘The Poetry of Civil War: from Milton to Yeats’

5-6 pm Paul Lay ‘Irish Agency in the Wars of the Three Kingdoms’

Afternoon – Boat House

2.30-3.30 pm Dominic Selwood on his book Anatomy of a Nation: A History of British Identity in 50 Documents

3.45-.4.45 pm Mike MacCarthy-Morrogh ‘The hairy heel infiltrates West Cork: the MacCarthy Morroghs of Innis Beg in the 19th century’

Festival Concert – Octagon – 8.30-10.00 pm

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