Earlier in the year, the Civil Rights Commemoration Committee organised a series of public lectures and discussions entitled the Long and short terms causes of the civil rights movement. These events were recorded and a selection of the lectures have been uploaded to YouTube.
Public Lecture 2: Change without change: from Welfare State to O’Neill This lecture was held on February 19th in the Guildhall, Derry/Londonderry. The speakers included Professor Emmet O’Connor, Dr Éamon Phoenix, and Goretti Horgan.
1. Dr Éamon Phoenix: From Welfarism to O'Neill
2. Goretti Horgan: Welfarism, Derry, Women and Civil Rights
3. Professor Emmet O’Connor: Republicanism and Communism - Was the Civil Rights Movement a Communist conspiracy?