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1798, 1848, 1898: Revolution, Revival, Commemoration
Cork, June 1998


Society for the Study of
Nineteenth-Century Ireland

1998 Conference

1798, 1848, 1898:
Revolution, Revival, Commemoration

at the National University of Ireland, Cork

26-28 JUNE 1998

The aim of this multidisciplinary conference is to mark the bi- and
sesquicentenary of the 1798 and 1848 Rebellions in Ireland. 

Contributors might explore the nature, impact and legacy of the Irish
revolutionary tradition and the ways in which insurgency is remembered and
commemorated, both in Ireland and overseas. The conference themes might be
addressed from the perspectives of history, geography, ideology, religion,
race, gender and class, as well as their representation in literature,
music and the visual arts. 

It is intended to publish the proceedings of the conference. Presentations
should not exceed 20 minutes. If you wish to participate, please send a
title and an abstract of not more than 100 words, BEFORE 31 MARCH 1998, to

        Dr Larry Geary
        Dept of History
        National University of Ireland, Cork
        Cork, Ireland
        Tel. +353-1-903047
        Fax  +353-21-273369

Or you can e-mail the Society's Secretary, Dr. James Murphy, at

Details of the conference are available through the Society's web site: