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Symposium "From Independence to Civil War: The Irish Revolutionary Period"

The inaugural event of the Swiss Centre of Irish Studies @ the Zurich James Joyce Foundation (SCIS-ZJJF) will feature two talks by invited speakers:

  • Prof. Donal Ó Drisceoil (Cork): "Mapping the Irish War of Independence: Geography, History, Historiography"
  • Prof. Matthew Campbell (York): "Reprisals: Jack and William Butler Yeats in Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen"

In addition, there will be a free public event, open to all who are interested:

  • The Irish author Cónal Creedon (Cork) - who has just been nominated for the International Dublin Literary Award - will introduce his radio play adaptation of Frank O’Connor’s “Guests of the Nation,” followed by Q&A.

20200109 Symposium The Irish Revolutionary Period - Program (PDF, 499 KB)

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Symposium on the Irish Revolutionary Period

Symposium on the Irish Revolutionary Period