Dublin Festival of History

Talks and lectures from the Dublin Festival of History.

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Remembering the Great War – Sir Hew Strachan in conversation with John Horne


Sir Hew Strachan is one of the world’s foremost experts on the First World War. His three-volume history of the conflict, the first of which was published in 2001, is likely to become the standard academic reference work on the war.


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Altered Pasts: counterfactuals in history


Richard J.  Evans in conversation with Diarmuid Ferriter - The question 'what if?' has always fascinated historians. Over the past few decades alternative history has become a popular stomping ground for serious historians. In his new book,


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Dublin: the making of a capital city


With David Dickson, Mary E. Daly, Colm Lennon and moderator Raymond Gillespie Dublin has many histories: for a thousand years a modest urban settlement on the quiet waters of the Irish Sea, for the last four hundred it has experienced great  - and oft...


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The Concubine who Launched Modern China


Jung Chang in conversation with Caitríona Crowe. Empress Dowager Cixi; The Concubine Who Launched Modern China is Wild Swans author Jung Chang‘s first book in eight years, and tells the extraordinary story of a concubine who rose through the ranks by ...


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 27 November 2013  n/a
 
 

Duel Personalities


James Larkin, William Martin Murphy and the 1913 Lockout. With Historian Padraig Yeates & Actors Bryan Murray, Barry McGovern The 1913 Lockout convulsed the city of Dublin for several months and was by any reckoning the most significant industrial disp...


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Unofficial Histories


With Donal Fallon, Mark Little, Jane Ohlmeyer & moderator Joe Duffy History is written, it is said, by the victors or by those official and elite historians of the winning side. But there are many other versions of the past.


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The Downfall of Money


Frederick Taylor in conversation with David Murphy. The early years of the Weimar Republic in Germany witnessed the most complete and terrifying unravelling of a major country’s financial system to have occurred in modern times.


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The Story of the Jews


Simon Schama in conversation with Myles Dungan. Simon Schama’s book, The Story of the Jews, is a story like no other: an epic of endurance against destruction, of creativity in oppression, joy amidst grief,


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Truth, Lies and Historical Fiction


With Robert Goddard, Katharine McMahon and Tim Severin and+ moderator Sean Rocks. Cynics characterise historical fiction as flawed and unreliable history which is to misunderstand its essential nature. History tells us what people do; historical fictio...


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The Bombing War: Europe 1939-1945


Richard Overy in conversation with Robert Gerwarth. The Bombing War is a major new book on one of the most controversial military issue of World War Two by one of Britain’s greatest historians, Richard Overy.


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