If you are interested in attending the conference, and wish to join the speakers for one or both of the dinners scheduled for the nights of the 18th (from 19.40) and 19th (from 19.00), please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
For abstracts please click on the paper title.
Saturday 18th April
14.00-16.00 – Conference registration
16.00-18.00 – Plenary session: Reconstituting Poverty
Chair: Prof Bronwen Walter (Anglia Ruskin University)
18.00-18.20 – Tea break
18.20-19.20 – Opening keynote: Prof Joe Cleary (Yale; Maynooth University) ‘Class as a category in cultural analysis’
19.40-20.40 – Dinner (Pizza Express, 7A Jesus Lane, Cambridge CB5 8BA)
Sunday 19th April
09.00-11.00 – Panel 1: Elites: trauma and transformation
Chair: Dr Donal O’Drisceoil (UCC)
11.00-11.20 – Tea break
11.20-13.20 – Panel 2: Discipline, gender and sexuality
Chair: Dr Máire Ní Mhaonaigh (St John’s, Cambridge)
13.20-14.20: Buffet Lunch (Main hall, Divinity School, St John’s College)
14.20-16.20 – Panel 3: Ideology and popular culture
Chair: Prof Joe Cleary (Maynooth University; Yale)
16.20-16.40 – Tea break
16.40-18.40 – Panel 4: Work, state and resistance
Chair: Prof Patrick Joyce (University of Manchester; University of Edinburgh)
19.00-20.00 – Dinner (Côte Brasserie, 21-24 Bridge Street, Cambridge CB2 1UF)
Monday 20th April
09.00-11.00 – Panel 1: Panel 2: Articulating class
Chair: Prof Eugenio Biagini (Sidney Sussex, Cambridge)
11.00-11.20 – Tea break
11.20-13.20 – Panel 2: The making of youth and infancy
Chair: to be seen
13.20-13.40 – break
13.40-14.40 – Closing keynote: Prof Patrick Joyce, (University of Manchester; University of Edinburgh) ‘Rethinking political history: the state’
For a PDF copy of the schedule, please click here.
MAP AND DIRECTIONS
It can be found here on Google Maps: St John’s Divinity School, University of Cambridge, Saint Johns Street, Cambridge, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2 1TW, UK
This blog is related to the two-day conference entitled ‘Class and culture in twentieth-century Ireland’ to be held at the Lightfoot Room at St John’s College, University of Cambridge on the 18th and 19th of April, 2015. The conference is generously supported by the Trevelyan Fund of the History Faculty, University of Cambridge and the Cambridge Group for Irish Studies.
Please send submissions to email@example.com with an abstract of no more than 300 words by 30 January, 2015. For those interested in attending, there is a registration fee of £10. All are welcome.
Accommodation will be provided free of charge for speakers for the nights of the 18th and 19th of April. For those interested in attending who will not deliver papers, please contact the conference organiser, Peter Hession, at firstname.lastname@example.org as early as possible to organise potential accommodation arrangements at a discounted rate.
A contribution toward the costs of travel will be provided to speakers generally sufficient to cover the cost of a flight between most Irish airports and London Stansted when booked in advance (Stansted is just a 25 minute train journey from Cambridge) or a return train ticket from London to Cambridge.