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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.