Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of Votes for Women

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 14:00 to 17:00
Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute Conference Room, Floor 2 Iontas Building

Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of Votes for Women
A Panel Discussion


14.00 Welcome Address; President of Maynooth University, Professor Philip Nolan

Opening Address: Senator Alice Mary Higgins

Chair: Professor Linda Connolly, Director, Maynooth University Social Sciences Committee

  'Why militancy? Pressures and outcomes for Irish militants in the suffrage movement.'
Dr. Margaret Ward, QUB
  Interrogating the feminist/ nationalist nexus: the complex and dynamic relationships between suffragist and independence movements in early twentieth century Ireland
Prof Louise Ryan, University of Sheffield
  The Aftermath of Suffrage: Female Networks, Activism and Women’s Rights in the Irish Free State, 1918 to 1937
Dr Caitríona Beaumont, London South Bank University
  Closing Remarks: Professor Marian Lyons, Chair Maynooth University Decade of Commemorations Committee
17.00 Reception

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This event is sponsored by the Maynooth University, Decade of Commemorations Committee and is convened by Professor Linda Connolly (Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute), Professor Marian Lyons (Department of History) and Dr. Jennifer Redmond (Department of History).