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Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of Votes for Women: a panel discussion

Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of Votes for Women: a panel discussion, Maynooth University, 2pm-4pm, Thursday 3 May

Introduction: Professor Marian Lyons, Chair, Maynooth University Decade of Commemorations Committee
Welcome: President of Maynooth University, Professor Philip Nolan
Opening Address: Senator Alice Mary Higgins (Votáil 100 Committee)
Chair: Professor Linda Connolly, Director, Maynooth University Social Sciences Committee
Why militancy? Pressures and outcomes for Irish militants in the suffrage movement
Dr. Margaret Ward, Queen’s University Belfast
Interrogating the feminist/ nationalist nexus: the complex and dynamic relationships between suffragist and independence movements in early twentieth-century Ireland
Prof Louise Ryan, University of Sheffield
The aftermath of suffrage: female networks, activism and women’s rights in the Irish Free State, 1918-37
Dr Caitríona Beaumont, London South Bank University
Venue: Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute Conference Room, Floor 2 Iontas Building, north campus, Maynooth University 

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