Thursday, 11 April 2013

Struggle, Solidarity and Defeat - 1913 Dublin Lockout Centenary Conference

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 Irish Times industry and employment correspondent; author of Lockout: Dublin 1913; project manager of the Irish 1913 Committee
11.45am-12.45pm: The Irish Transport and General Workers Union
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 and Training Department
12.45pm-2.00pm: Lunch,Music and Exhibition Display
2.00pm-3.00pm: Jim Larkin
Speaker: Emmet O’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 Political Trajectory 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


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