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)

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

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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