IRISH CULTURAL CENTRE
Paris, 27 June 2019
09:30. Opening talk: Her Excellence Patricia O’Brien, Ambassador for Ireland to France
Panel One: Ireland in War and Revolution
Chair: Emmanuel Destenay (University College Dublin)
10:00- 10:20: Conor Mulvagh (University College Dublin): Armaments and instability in Ireland on the eve of the First World War
10: 20-10:40. Richard Grayson (Goldsmiths, University of London): Dublin’s Great Wars
10:40-11:00. John Borgonovo (University College Cork): The Flying Corps and the Flying Column: Irish Revolutionaries and First World War Culture
11:00-11:20. Shane Browne (University College Dublin): Ireland’s Fighting Sons
11:40-12: 10. Round-table: What is left of the 1916 Rising?
Panel Two: Ireland and the Paris Peace Conference
Chair: Anne Goarzin (Rennes University)
13:00-13:20. Gerard Keown: ‘The most clamorous of all the national groups’. Ireland and the Paris Peace Conference
13:20-13:40. Fearghal McGarry (Queen’s University Belfast). Irish and Korean nationalists in 1919: a Wilsonian moment?
13:40-14:00. Síobhra Aiken (NUI Galway): Revelations and Silences: The First World War in Irish Republican Autobiographies
14:00-14:20. Anne Goarzin (University of Rennes): From the Somme to the Versailles Peace Conference: Wiliam Orpen’s pictorial record of the Great War
Panel Three: Commemorations, Memories and Representations of the Great War in Ireland
Chair: Cornelius Crowley (Nanterre University)
15:20-15:50. Sylvie Mikowski (University of Reims): Sebastian Barry
16:00-16:20. Antía Román-Sotelo (University of Santiago de Compostela): Reverberations of Trauma through Irish Literature of the Great War
16:20-16:40. Clíona Ní Riordáin (Paris III-Sorbonne Nouvelle): Remembering the Great War in Irish Children’s Literature
16:40-17:00. Marion Sarrouy (University of Rennes): Commemorating in music: from Ulster’s sacrifice to piper’s courage
17:30-18:00. Round-table: Sense of belonging: Towards a Collective Memory of the First World War?
We would like to express our gratitude to the Embassy of Ireland to France for their generous funding without which it would have been impossible to organise this event. We are equally thankful to the Irish Cultural Centre in Paris for welcoming the event and to the French Mission du Centenaire (Centenary Partnership Program) for awarding the conference the Centenary Certification (project 07 CONF 118).
Please contact the conference organiser Emmanuel DESTENAY (firstname.lastname@example.org) to register before 22 June 2019.