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The aim of the AFTERLIVES project is to uncover the life stories and contributions of rebellious women in the wake of revolution and civil war in Ireland, Finland and Germany 1918-1980s.

AFTERLIVES

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Supported by UKRI External Participatory and Collaborative Research Fund, London South Bank University and University College Dublin Decade of Centenaries Seed Funding.

The aim of the Afterlives project is to uncover the life stories and contributions of rebellious women in the wake of revolution and civil war in Ireland, Finland and Germany 1918-1980s.

Episode 1 – Grannies, Guns, and Archives – Tracing revolutionary and post revolutionary women’s lives

In June 2023 Professor Caitríona Beaumont (LSBU / UCD) joined UCD historians Dr Mary McAuliffe and Dr Fionnuala Walsh to record a podcast on a new project: AFTERLIVES. The aim of the project is to uncover the afterlives and trace the life stories of lesser known activist women.

Episode 2 – My life wasn’t much after’: women’s voices in the Military Archives

In episode 2 of AFTERLIVES, Associate Professor Fionnuala Walsh (UCD School of History) is joined by Dr Leeann Lane (DCU) and Professor Lindsey Earner-Byrne (TCD) to discuss the ordinary lived experience of Irish women in the aftermath of war and revolution and also their work uncovering poverty, welfare and the search for recognition of women’s contributions and losses.

Episode 3 – ‘Talking ’bout revolutions’; conversations across borders about women and revolution’

In episode 3 of AFTERLIVES, Dr Mary McAuliffe (UCD, Gender Studies) is joined by Professor Ingrid Sharp (University of Leeds, German Cultural & Gender History) and Dr Corinne Painter (University of Leeds, Intercultural Studies) to discuss the lived experience of Irish and German suffrage, socialist and activist women in the aftermath of war and revolution.

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