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Friday September 12 2014
07:30 PM

26th Desmond Greaves Annual School 2014

category national | education | event notice author Thursday August 28, 2014 13:57author by Gary Boyne Report this post to the editors

A weekend of political thought and discussion from Fri 12th to Sun 14th Sept

The topics this year include:
The Commemoration of WWI
Northern Ireland Politics 16 years after the Good Friday Agreement
The relationship between “moral force Politics” and “physical force Politics”

Friday to Sunday
12 - 14 September 2014
Pearse Centre
27 Pearse Street
Dublin 2

Friday 12th September at 7:30 pm
The Ideology of Remembrance: Ireland and the First World War
Brian Hanley - historian, author of "A Documentary History of the IRA, 1916-2005" and "The Lost Revolution" (with Scott Millar).
Michael Quinn - historian, has recently completed a doctorate on Irish-Soviet relations, currently specialising in Ireland and First World War
Chair: Tommy Graham - historian, editor and founder of History Ireland magazine.


Saturday 13th September at 11.00 am

The Good Friday Agreement today
Anne Cadwallader - journalist, case worker with The Pat Finucane Centre for Human Rights, author of "Lethal Allies: British Collusion in Ireland"
Tom McGurk - broadcaster, Sunday Business Post political columnist
Declan Kearney - National Chairman, Sinn Féin
Chair: Peter Bunting - Assistant General Secretary, ICTU, with responsibility for the Trade Union Movement in Northern Ireland

Saturday 13th September at 2.30 pm
Politics and the physical force tradition in Ireland
Tommy McKearney - socialist republican, participant in the 1980 H-Block hunger-strike, Northern organiser for The Independent Workers Union
Eoin Ó Murchú - journalist and longtime campaigner for Irish sovereignty
Mícheál Mac Donncha - Sinn Féin Councillor Dublin City Council, former editor An Phoblacht, author of "Sinn Féin, A Century of Struggle"
Chair: Ruán O'Donnell - historian, University of Limerick, author of "Special Category: The IRA in English Prisons 1968-1978" and other books

Sunday 14th September at 11.00 am
Imperialism and the national question in Ireland
John Foster - Joint author Red Papers on Scotland; Emeritus Professor, Social Sciences, West of Scotland University; Secretary, Scottish Campaign against Euro-Federalism
Kevin McCorry - People's Movement, former organiser NICRA
Patricia McKenna - former MEP for Dublin, People's Movement.
Chair: Mary Cullen - historian, author of recently published “Telling It Our way: Essays In Gender History”

Sunday 14th September at 2.30 pm
Unionism and the Way Forward
Professor Peter Shirlow - Deputy Director, Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation and Social Justice, Queen's University Belfast
Linda Ervine - Irish Language Development Officer for East Belfast; sister-in-law of the late David Ervine
Owen Bennett - writer
Chair: Helena Sheehan - Professor Emeritus, Dublin City University; author of "Irish TV drama, A Society and its Stories"

Bookings and Admission
Full School €25
Individual sessions €6
Students/unwaged half-price

For More Information
www.greavesschool.com
Frank Keoghan, Summer School Director
25 Shanowen Crescent,
Dublin 9
Mobile: 087 2308330
Email: post@greaves.ie

Venue
27 Pearse Street, Dublin 2

How to get there

Pearse Street is in the city centre close to Trinity College; number 27 is on the same side of street as the Trinity Capital Hotel (next door).
By Dart and Train: Tara Street Station (01 828 6400);
Pearse Station on Westland Row, Dublin 2 ( 01 703 3634)
By Bus: 1, 3, 5, 7, 7A, 8, 44B, 44C, 47A, 47B, 48A, 62, 63 and 86
Car Parking: Trinity Car Park, Pearse Street, Dublin 2 (01 678 9200); Tara Street Car park (located opposite the Irish Times); Fleet Street Car Park (01 671 4201)

The venue for the Desmond Greaves Summer School is the Pearse Centre, a purpose-built theatre space accessible through number 27 Pearse Street. This house on Pearse Street is the boyhood home of 1916 leader Pádraig Pearse; a building in part restored to its period look and held in trust by the Ireland Institute for Historical and Cultural Studies.

The Greaves Summer School has over its 25 years been the forum for looking back over Ireland’s socialist heritage while looking forward to address issues concerning Ireland's place in the wider world in the twenty-first century.

Desmond Greaves’ writings about the necessity of national sovereignty are especially relevant today as the Irish state finds itself completely emasculated within Euro-American structures.

Desmond Greaves was editor of The Irish Democrat, the magazine of the Connolly Association. Greaves championed the idea of campaigning for Civil Rights against Unionist domination in the North of Ireland. The Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association grew out of the Wolfe Tone Society in the 1960’s. Greaves’ legacy lies in his vision of Ireland, a message that echoes Tone’s, to unite Irish people throughout the island to work together in their common economic and social interest.

Related Link: http://www.greavesschool.com
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