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Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of Votes for Women: A Panel Discussion

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Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute

2nd Floor Iontas Building

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Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of Votes for Women

A Panel Discussion


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Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute Conference Room, Floor 2 Iontas Building,

Thursday 3rd May 2pm-4pm


Introduction: Professor Marian Lyons, Chair, Maynooth University Decade of Commemorations Committee

Welcome: President of Maynooth University, Professor Philip Nolan

Opening Address: Senator Alice Mary Higgins


*Panel Discussion*

Chair: Professor Linda Connolly, Director, Maynooth University Social Sciences Committee

'Why militancy? Pressures and outcomes for Irish militants in the suffrage movement.'
Dr. Margaret Ward, Queen’s University Belfast


Interrogating the feminist/ nationalist nexus: the complex and dynamic relationships between suffragist and independence movements in early twentieth century Ireland
Prof Louise Ryan, University of Sheffield


The Aftermath of Suffrage: Female Networks, Activism and Women’s Rights in the Irish Free State, 1918 to 1937
Dr Caitríona Beaumont, London South Bank University


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This event is sponsored by the Maynooth University, Decade of Commemorations Committee and is convened by Professor Linda Connolly (Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute), Professor Marian Lyons (Department of History) and Dr. Jennifer Redmond (Department of History).

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