Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, Dunedin
Professor Barbara Brookes: an account of a family move from Ireland to New Zealand
Entry is free. All are welcome.
The Luck of the Irish
To mark the centenary of a momentous year in Irish history when the Government of Ireland Act 1920 first partitioned the island into two administration zones – Northern and Southern Ireland. The Centre for Irish and Scottish Studies at the University of Otago is proud to present a series of public lectures The Luck of the Irish: how the Irish helped shape New Zealand.
Lectures will take place on the first Sunday of each month from February through November at 2pm in the Auditorium of Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, Dunedin.
For further information contact:
Professor Sonja Tiernan
Eamon Cleary Chair of Irish Studies
University of Otago
Associate Professor John Stenhouse on Revd Rutherford Waddell, a most notable preacher
Dame Fiona Kidman on Albert Black known as the ‘jukebox killer’
Majella Cullinane on Irish emigrant women in New Zealand: fact and fiction
Professor Jane Malthus on Irish fashion designer Rosaria Hall
Professor Tony Ballantyne on the poet, journalist and politician, Thomas Bracken
Dr Dorothy Page on Harriet Morison, trade unionist and feminist
Sean Brosnahan on Mother Gabriel ((Victoria Gill), Catholic prioress and educational leader
Professor Liam McIlvanney on the internatinoally acclaimed poet, Eileen Duggan