Gallipoli: Perspectives - A Seminar

Gallipoli: Perspectives - A Seminar

Saturday 14th November – 10am -1pm
Five speakers offering five perspectives on the Gallipoli Campaign and the aftermath  - this seminar promises to be stimulating and thought provoking.

Moderated by Tom Burke of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers, the contributors to the seminar are:


• 'Gallipoli: Road to Republic'
His Excellency Ambassador Necip Egüz, Embassy of the Republic of Turkey.
• 'Gallipoli - rethinking the Irish Great War narrative'
Philip Orr, author of ' Field of Bones: An Irish Division at Gallipoli'
• Gallipoli: War and Family
David Davin Power, RTÉ’s Political Correspondent who told the story of this brutal battle and disastrous campaign from the Irish perspective one hundred years on in the documentary Gallipoli– Ireland’s Forgotten Heroes.

• ‘Gallipoli, memory, and nationalism in Australia and New Zealand’
Dr Jennifer Wellington, School of History & Archives, UCD whose research focuses on the cultural history of warfare in the first half of the twentieth century.

• Past as Possession: Twitter and #Anzac100
Neale Rooney is a recent graduate of the MA in Digital Humanities from Maynooth University. His MA thesis, 'The Past as a Possession' forms the basis for his talk. He is currently working as a researcher with the Letters of 1916, Ireland's first public history project.

Seminar Moderator: Tom Burke, Royal Dublin Fusiliers.

Booking is not required and all are welcome!

This seminar is organised with the support of The British Embassy in Ireland.

 
NLI Reference: CLON55
NLI Reference: CLON55
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