Shahmima Akhtar explores a postcard from the Irish village of ‘Ballymaclinton’, a display at the 1908 Franco-British Exhibition in London created to promote an Irish soap brand and a politically white Irish unionism.
20 years on from the implementation of the Good Friday Agreement, Maggie Scull explores its successes, failures, and challenges.
How might historical research into past abuse serve the ends of restorative justice? Katherine O’Donnell and Claire McGettrick of Justice for Magdalenes Research discuss their work recovering the history of the women and girls who passed through Ireland’s Magdalene laundries in this episode of the History Workshop podcast.
Open for booking: Activist Histories of Ireland conference
Housing protests in Sixties Ireland framed activism within narratives of domestic political commemoration, and within broader social movements of the decade. What lessons can modern protest groups learn about the power of political commemoration?
Next year, on July 12th and 13th, Hertford College, Oxford will host an exciting conference connecting Irish campaigners and historians to discuss Activist Histories of Ireland.
How can the forgotten archive of Irish-Jewish writer, Leslie Daiken, illuminate the radical networks and transnational solidarity of the Irish Left in the 1930s?