TWENTY-SIXTH DESMOND GREAVES ANNUAL SCHOOL 2014

A weekend of political thought and discussion

Friday to Sunday

12-14 September 2014

The Ireland Institute

27 Pearse Street

Dublin 2


Bookings and Admission

Friday 12th September at 7:30 pm

The Ideology of Remembrance: Ireland and the First World War


Brian Hanley - historian, author of A Documentary History of the IRA, 1916-2005 and The Lost Revolution (with Scott Millar).
Michael Quinn - historian, has recently completed a doctorate on Irish-Soviet relations, currently specialising in Ireland and First World War.

Chair

Tommy Graham - historian, editor and founder of History Ireland magazine.

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Saturday 13th September at 11.00 am

The Good Friday Agreement today


Anne Cadwallader - journalist, case worker with The Pat Finucane Centre for Human Rights, author of Lethal Allies: British Collusion in Ireland.
Tom McGurk - broadcaster, Sunday Business Post political columnist.
Declan Kearney - National Chairman, Sinn Féin.

Chair

Peter Bunting - Assistant General Secretary, ICTU, with responsibility for the Trade Union Movement in Northern Ireland.

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Saturday 13th September at 2.30 pm

Politics and the physical force tradition in Ireland


Tommy McKearney - socialist republican, participant in the 1980 H-Block hunger-strike, Northern organiser for The Independent Workers Union.
Eoin Ó Murchú - journalist and longtime campaigner for Irish sovereignty.
Mícheál Mac Donncha - Sinn Féin Councillor Dublin City Council, former editor An Phoblacht, author of Sinn Féin, A Century of Struggle.

Chair

Ruán O'Donnell - historian, University of Limerick, author of Special Category: The IRA in English Prisons 1968-1978 and other books.

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Sunday 14th September at 11.00 am

Imperialism and the national question in Ireland


John Foster - Joint author Red Papers on Scotland; Emeritus Professor, Social Sciences, West of Scotland University; Secretary, Scottish Campaign against Euro-Federalism.
Kevin McCorry - People's Movement, former organiser NICRA.
Patricia McKenna - former MEP for Dublin, People's Movement.

Chair

Mary Cullen - historian, author of recently published Telling It Our way: Essays In Gender History.

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Sunday 14th September at 2.30 pm

Unionism and the Way Forward


Professor Peter Shirlow - Deputy Director, Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation and Social Justice, Queen's University Belfast.
Linda Ervine - Irish Language Development Officer for East Belfast; sister-in-law of the late David Ervine.
Owen Bennett - writer.

Chair

Helena Sheehan - Professor Emeritus, Dublin City University; author of Irish TV drama, A Society and its Stories.

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Bookings and Admission

Full School €25
Individual sessions €6
Students/unwaged half-price.
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Enquiries

Frank Keoghan, School Director.
25 Shanowen Crescent,
Dublin 9.
Telephone 01-8423076
Mobile 087-2308330
email post@greavesschool.com

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