Monday, 3 December 2012

1913 Dublin Lockout Centenary events




Struggle, Solidarity and Defeat:
1913 Dublin Lockout Centenary Conference
Saturday 19 October 2013
 Old Fire Station, The Crescent, University of Salford, Salford M5 4WT
 (next to the Salford Working Class Movement Library)
Organised by the University of Salford and Salford Working Class Movement Library sponsored by the Society for the Study of Labour History, Irish Labour History Society, North West Labour History Society, Historical Studies in Industrial Relations journal and North West Trades Union Congress (TUC)
 
Programme

9.45am-10.30am: Registration and Coffee
10.30am- 10.45am:Welcome and Introduction


10.45am-11.45am: The Dublin Lockout


Speaker: PadraigYeates, former IrishTimes industry and

employment correspondent; author of Lockout: Dublin 1913;
projectmanager of the Irish 1913 Committee


11.45am-12.45pm: The IrishTransport andGeneralWorkersUnion


Speaker: Francy Devine, author of Organising History: A Centenary
of SIPTU; 1909-2009, former President of Irish Labour History

Society and editor of journal Saothar; ex-tutor in the SIPTU


Education andTraining Department


12.45pm-2.00pm: Lunch,Music and Exhibition Display




2.00pm-3.00pm: JimLarkin


Speaker: EmmetO’Connor, senior lecturer in History,Magee



College, University of Ulster; author of James Larkin and

Syndicalism in Ireland


3.00pm-4.00pm: Solidarity and Defeat

Speaker: Ralph Darlington, Professor of Employment Relations,



University of Salford; author of The PoliticalTrajectory of J.T. Murphy



and Syndicalism and theTransition to Communism: An International


Comparative Analysis



Conference Registration:

£15 waged and £5 unwaged, with lunch provided



£5 donation requested




To reserve your place in advance please email


J.Curtis@salford.ac.uk




Edited to add: The LSHG will also be organising a one-day conference to mark the centenary on 2 March 2013 at the Institute of Historical Research in London with speakers including John Newsinger - for more details contact Keith Flett. 

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