Knowledge Exchange Seminar Series (KESS)

Northern Ireland’s 2016: Approaching the contested commemoration of the Easter Rising and the Battle of the Somme

Dr Marie Coleman and Dr Dominic Bryan (QUB) The centenaries of the Easter Rising and the Battle of the Somme will be commemorated in Northern Ireland in 2016. These two events have important historical and political resonance with the nationalist and unionist communities respectively. The significance of such anniversaries is recognised in the Northern Ireland … Read moreNorthern Ireland’s 2016: Approaching the contested commemoration of the Easter Rising and the Battle of the Somme