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Courses & Workshops

Rising to the Challenge: engaging with difficult history
13:00 - 14:00, Fri 10 Jun 2016
Ulster Museum

The Ulster Museum has begun a project entitled ‘Collecting the Troubles and Beyond’. As rapid changes take place in contemporary society, this talk explores what this means for museum audiences and the role of objects in the 21st century museum experience.


Lecture: The Loss of Britannic
19:00 - 20:30, Thu 17 Nov 2016
Ulster Folk & Transport Museum

Lecture on “The Loss of Britannic” (the Titanic’ sister ship) by White Star Line expert Paul Louden-Brown.


BP Portrait Award Slow Art Sundays
14:00 - 15:00, Sun 1 May 2016 - Sun 5 Jun 2016
Ulster Museum

The Ulster Museum invites you to experience art in a new way: s l o w l y.


Northern Nationalism and the 1916 Rising
13:00 - 14:00, Wed 7 Sep 2016
Ulster Museum

This talk will focus on Roger Casement and his circle.


The Battle of the Somme: Three Armies at War, 1916
13:00 - 14:00, Wed 6 Jul 2016
Ulster Museum

This lecture will give an overview of the Battle of the Somme and include comparisons between the different armies involved in the campaign, namely the British, French and German.


Commemoration and Public Memory: the 1916 Rising
13:00 - 14:00, Wed 5 Oct 2016
Ulster Museum

This lecture will explore how the 1916 Rising has been commemorated, including consideration of the message of the 1966 anniversary celebrations in the Republic of Ireland, the organisation of various unofficial commemorations in Northern Ireland, and the significance of these for nationalist and unionist politics in the mid- to late 1960s.


War, Risings and Rebellions beyond Ireland: the strategic context of 1916
13:00 - 14:00, Wed 3 Aug 2016
Ulster Museum

Ireland was not the only place to experience rebellion during the First World War.


Ireland, the Great War and the Spaces of Remembrance
13:00 - 14:00, Wed 2 Nov 2016
Ulster Museum

This lecture will focus on the commemoration of the Great War in Ireland.


Shock, Shell Shock and the 1916 Easter Rising
13:00 - 14:00, Wed 1 Jun 2016
Ulster Museum

This lecture will focus on "shock" and "shell shock" during the 1916 Easter Rising and the First World War.





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