Globalising the Rising: 1916 in context

A two day flagship conference examining the 1916 Rising in an international context will bring together leading Irish historians, political scientists and international experts. Globalising the Rising: 1916 in Context takes place on Friday 5th, and Saturday 6th of February 2016 in University College Dublin.

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Guy Beiner at the grave of the United Irish protomartyr William Orr. Templepatrick, County Antrim

Guy Beiner: Commemorative Possessiveness and Envy in Ulster

In 1898, a year when statues commemorating the rebellion of the United Irishmen were being erected all over Ireland, the monument to Betsy Gray in Ballynahinch, county Down – the only statue of the 1798 centennial dedicated to a woman – was violently destroyed. In April 2014, Dr Guy Beiner (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev) visited UCD to give a lecture - Intra-Community Remembering and Forgetting: Commemorative Possessiveness and Envy in Ulster - as part of the Irish Memory Studies Network's lecture series on Memory and Community.

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Anzac Day Commemoration 2014

ANZAC Day address given by Professor Jeff Kildea, Keith Cameron Chair of Australian History at University College Dublin, at Grangegorman Military Cemetery, Dublin on 25 April 2014.

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Eoin MacNeill, UCD

About Commemorations

This section contains archival material, articles and podcasts relating to the commemoration of historical events, identifying the links between history and memory. Our commemorations posts include: 1916 and Me / 2016 and Us - This series consists of more than 40

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