Programme

The full programme will be announced on 31st August 2017. These are the events we have scheduled to date.

Chris Patten will talk to historian and broadcaster John Bowman at Printworks, Dublin Castle, on Saturday 30th September at 7pmFree admission and no booking required.

Well known to many for her insightful history documentaries on the BBC including Julian of Norwich, Janina Ramirez will talk about the merging of Celtic and Anglo-Saxon Christianity at Printworks, Dublin Castle, on Saturday 30th September at 3pm. Free admission and no booking required.
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Sir Ian Kershaw, one of Britain’s most distinguished historians and author of the magisterial biography of Hitler, will speak about his most recent book, To Hell and Back Europe, 1914-1949, at Printworks, Dublin Castle, on Sunday 1st October at 7pm. Free admission and no booking required.

Robert Service is an expert in Russian history, and author of acclaimed biographies of Lenin, Trotsky, and Stalin. His latest book is The Last of the Tsars: Nicholas II and the Russian Revolution. Robert Service will speak at Printworks, Dublin Castle, on Sunday 1st October at 3pm. Free admission and no booking required.

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