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

   
Summary

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

Description

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

Starts

5:00pm on Thursday, March 21st 2019

End Time

7:00pm

Topics

Lectures, Global

Speaker(s)

Olwen Purdue

Event Open To

public

Information Phone

617-358-0919

Contact Name

Elizabeth Amrien

Building

College of Arts & Sciences, 725 Commonwealth Avenue, B36

Contact Organization

Center for the Study of Europe

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