Public Lecture – Otago University

Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, Dunedin
7 June
Majella Cullinane on Irish emigrant women in New Zealand: fact and fiction

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 РNorthern 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
Sonja.Tiernan@otago.ac.nz

2020 Programme

5 July
Professor Jane Malthus on Irish fashion designer Rosaria Hall

2 August
Professor Tony Ballantyne on the poet, journalist and politician, Thomas Bracken

6 September
Dr Dorothy Page on Harriet Morison, trade unionist and feminist

4 October
Sean Brosnahan on Mother Gabriel ((Victoria Gill), Catholic prioress and educational leader

1 November
Professor Liam McIlvanney on the internatinoally acclaimed poet, Eileen Duggan