Long and short terms causes of the civil rights movement – Four evenings of public lectures and discussions

A four-part series with inputs from historians and discussion with member of the audience.

1921-1968 North and South the two Irelands
Speakers: Dr Eamon Phoenix, Professor Henry Patterson and Dr Russell Rees
Tuesday February 12th 7.00 pm commencing at 7.30pm
Clifton House, North Queen St, Belfast BT15 1EQ
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Change without change: from Welfare State to O’Neill 
Speakers: Professor Emmet O’Connor, Dr Eamon Phoenix, and Goretti Horgan
Tuesday February 19th 7.00 pm commencing at 7.30pm
Whittaker Suite Guildhall Derry/Londonderry BT48 7BB
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O’Neillism and the rise of the civil rights movement 
Dr Margaret O’Callaghan, Dr Myrtle Hill, and John Gray
Tuesday February 26th 7.00 pm commencing at 7.30pm
Drumalis Retreat and Conference Centre, Glenarm Rd, Larne BT40 1DT
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From Craigavon Bridge to August 1969 
Dr Eamon Phoenix, Professor Lawrence Kirkpatrick and Brid Rodgers
Tuesday March 5th 7.00 pm commencing at 7.30pm
Hill of the O’Neill 26 Market Square, Tyrone, Dungannon BT70 1AB
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Each session will also cover the Northern Ireland civil rights movement and will be recorded for later viewing on line. Refreshments tea/coffee provided

The series is designed to take a longer term view of the causes and origins of the civil rights campaigns in Northern Ireland based on the historical record.

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