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VULNERABLE CHILDREN AND CHILDHOODS IN IRISH HISTORY

27 September @ 6:30 pm

Three illustrated history talks, in Room E223, DCU St Patrick’s Campus, on the problems faced by vulnerable Irish children and youth as a result of their employment, activism or exile. These talks provide a taste of the recent research on the history of children and childhood undertaken by DCU academics.

1) Chimney sweeping and violence against children in Ireland, 1700-1860 – James Kelly, DCU School of History and Geography

2) The perils of adolescent activism during the Irish Revolution – Marnie Hay, DCU School of History and Geography

3) Operation Shamrock: Experiences of German child exiles in Ireland – Áine McGillicuddy, DCU School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies

No booking required. All welcome on a first come, first served basis.

Details

Date:
27 September
Time:
6:30 pm
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Venue

DCU St Patrick’s Campus
Drumcondra Rd Upper, Drumcondra,
Dublin 9, Ireland
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Phone:
+353 (1) 700 5000
Website:
https://www.dcu.ie/