The Decade of Commemorations and our Special Collections

Library Association of Ireland - Rare Books Group Annual Seminar

Friday 29 November 2013

10:00am – 15:30pm

Programme

10:00 - 10:30    Registration

10:30 - 10:50    ‘Many valuable documents, records, printed leaflets and personal memoranda’: Sources for 1916 in the National Library of Ireland.  Dr Gerard Long, NLI.

10:50-11:10    Jackie Clarke (1927-2000) 1 Collector, 100,000 items Ireland - local, national and international. Dr Sinead McCoole.

11:20-11:40    Coffee

11:40 - 12:00    Unlocking the Lockout: collections and interpretation at the National Library of Ireland. Katharine McSharry, NLI.

12:00 - 12:20    The NLI Lockout exhibition. Nicola McColgan, NLI.

12:20 - 12:30    Questions

12:30 - 14:00    Lunch (own arrangements)

14:00 - 14:20    Century Ireland Project. Professor Mike Cronin, Boston College.

14:20 – 14:40    Collections within the Military Archives. Commandant Pádraic Kennedy, Military Archives.

14:40 - 15:00      The decade of commemorations:  The challenge for historians. Professor Mary Daly, UCD.

15:10 – 15:20     Questions and Seminar close

Cost: €30 (LAI Members), €35 (Non LAI members)
€25 (per person for 3 or more bookings from one institution)
€15 (Students and OAPs)

4 FREE places for unemployed LAI members on a first come first served basis.

To reserve a place, please contact: Elizabethanne Boran, Rare Books Group Secretary. Tel: 01-635 2215, or email: eaboran@tcd.ie

 
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Drama at the NLI: 'At the Hawk's Well'
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