Famines in an international context: Ireland and Finland
2-5pm Iontas Building, Room 1.37
14.00 Welcome & Introduction - Prof. Thomas O'Connor, Director of the Arts and Humanities Institute, Maynooth University
14.10 Eamon Healy, “Blood or Bread” Targeted protests & intimidation in Gort poor law union 1846-1847
14.35 Dr Ciaran Reilly, ‘A demon in human shape’: Murder and crime in Ireland during the Great Famine
15.20 Cora McDonagh, 'Old Masters and Modern Amateurs': Art loan exhibitions,1847 to 1850, held for 'The relief of the general destitution in Ireland.'
15.40 Dr Andrew Newby, “Not Able To Save Itself Through Crime?” – Crime and Violence During the 1860s Great Finnish Famine
For more details of this workshop please contact, Ciaran.J.Reilly@mu.ie