Workshop: Famines in an international context: Ireland and Finland

Monday, November 21, 2022 - 14:00 to 17:30
Room 1.37, Iontas Building, North Campus, Maynooth University

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 

1610-16.30     Discussion 

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