“‘Why Not A Woman?’ Celebrating Women in Public and Private life in Ireland, 1918-2018”, 14-15 December 2018

“‘Why Not A Woman?’ Celebrating Women in Public and Private life in Ireland, 1918-2018” is the Women’s History Association of Ireland’s (WHAI) Annual Conference for 2018, supported by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. This year, the conference will be commemorating and more importantly celebrating the centenary of suffrage with a full day of talks and events on Saturday 15 December in the Conference Centre, Dublin Castle. The previous evening, there will be a launch of the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht’s Centenary Exhibition, A Pop Up Women’s Museum examining Women in Politics and Public Life 1918-2018 by the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Josepha Madigan. Further details of the Friday evening will be released in the coming days.

All events are free, and the full programme can be found here:

Why Not A Woman Poster, 14-15 Dec, WHAI conference 2018

Attendance is free for booking is essential.

Register here for the conference: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/why-not-a-woman-celebrating-women-in-public-private-life-in-ireland-1918-2018-whai-annual-tickets-51709566706

Register here for the Workshop on Publishing Women’s History: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/publishing-womens-history-in-ireland-whai-workshop-tickets-51709299908

Register here for the Women’s & Personal Narratives: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/women-and-personal-narratives-tickets-51709206629

For further information contact:

Dr Sarah-Anne Buckley (NUI Galway)

Email: sarahanne.buckley@nuigalway.ie

Phone: +35391494294

#WhyNotAWoman

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