George FitzGerald, 16th Earl of Kildare

Podcasts from the Tudor and Stuart Ireland Conference 2014

The Fourth Tudor and Stuart Ireland Interdisciplinary Conference took place at the Iontas Building, NUI Maynooth, from Friday, 29 August, to Saturday, 30 August, 2014. Papers on the origins of the Stuart post office, women and society, Jacobite propaganda, Plantation Ulster, and warfare offered unique glimpses into Ireland’s early modern past.

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Thomas Piketty

Video: Thomas Piketty on Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Thomas Piketty delivered the keynote address at the annual conference of TASC (Think-tank for Action on Social Change) at Croke Park, Dublin in June 2014. In association with TASC, History Hub presents an exclusive video recording of Piketty's presentation, which was based on his acclaimed book.

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Tsingtao battle lithograph 1914

Asia and the First World War

In November 2012, as part of the UCD Humanities Institute Distinguished Guest Lecture Series, Visiting Professor Guoqi Xu gave this fascinating paper on the topic of 'Asia and the First World War'.

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Belgian refugees in 1914

Minute book of the Belgian Refugees’ Committee

This month’s ‘From the Archives’ document is an extract from the minute book of the (Irish) Belgian Refugees Committee, established in October 1914 as part of the wider British response to the flow of civilian refugees flooding out of Belgium in the weeks after the country became the epicentre of the twentieth century’s first global conflict.

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