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Long and short terms causes of the civil rights movement 1921-1969

Four evenings of public lectures and discussions chaired by Dr Eamon Phoenix.

February & March 2019 Belfast, Derry Londonderry, Dungannon and Larne

A four-part series with inputs from historians and discussion with member of the audience.  

1921-1968 North and South the two Irelands

Speakers: Dr Eamon Phoenix, Professor Henry Patterson and Dr Russell Rees

Tuesday February 12th  7.00 pm commencing at 7.30pm

Clifton House, North Queen St, Belfast BT15 1EQ

Change without change: from Welfare State to O'Neill

Speakers: Professor Emmet O’Connor, Dr Eamon Phoenix, and Goretti Horgan

Tuesday February 19th 7.00 pm commencing at 7.30pm

Whittaker Suite Guildhall Derry Londonderry BT48 7BB

O'Neillism and the rise of the civil rights movement

Speakers: Dr Margaret O’Callaghan, Dr Myrtle Hill, and John Gray

Tuesday February 26th 7.00 pm commencing at 7.30pm

Drumalis Retreat and Conference Centre, Glenarm Rd, Larne BT40 1DT

From Craigavon Bridge to August 1969 

Speakers: Dr Eamon Phoenix, Professor Lawrence Kirkpatrick and Brid Rodgers

Tuesday March 5th 7.00 pm commencing at 7.30pm

Events Space Hill of the O’Neill 26 Market Square, Tyrone, Dungannon BT70 1AB

The series is designed to take a longer term view of the causes and origins of the civil rights campaigns in Northern Ireland based on the historical record. Each session will also cover the Northern Ireland civil rights movement and will be recorded for later viewing on line.

Refreshments tea/coffee provided

Organised by 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Movement Commemoration Committee

Funded by the Northern Ireland Community Relations Council

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