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Educating the Irish Child – talk in Richmond Barracks
6 October, 2016 @ 1:00 pm
This talk will examine some of the ways Irish society thought about children and education during the long nineteenth-century. Why were boys and girls educated differently? What was it like to be enrolled in a Dublin school? Mary Hatfield will explore these questions about Irish childhood in the setting of the former Christian Brothers School in Richmond Barracks.
Mary Hatfield is a Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholar at Trinity College Dublin. Her work focuses on constructions of middle-class Irish childhood and experiences of childhood and experiences of childhood during the nineteenth-century.
Booking is required. Please contact Richmond Barracks at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +353 1 222 8400
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