Uses of the Past in Divided Societies: Northern Ireland and the US — A Lecture by Olwen Purdue

Dr. Olwen Purdue is a historian of the nineteenth and early twentieth century, focusing on the British and Irish industrial city and on issues of social inequalities, welfare, and public health. She was co-investigator of the AHRC project “Welfare and Public Health in Belfast 1800-1972” and is currently writing a monograph entitled Spaces of Engagement: Families and Welfare in Industrial Belfast 1880-1939 (Liverpool University Press, 2019). Dr. Purdue also works on contested public history, heritage, and Irish country houses and landed estates. Thursday, March 21 | 5 to 7 PM Boston University College of Arts & Sciences, 725 Commonwealth Avenue, Room B36

Speaker(s): Olwen Purdue
Thursday, Mar 21, 2019 at 5:00pm until 7:00pm on Thursday, Mar 21, 2019
College of Arts & Sciences, 725 Commonwealth Avenue, B36
Open to General Public
Admission is free
Center for the Study of Europe
Elizabeth Amrien
Boston University