To mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, a series of events at the end of May and the beginning of June will be held in the Department of History with the participation of the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and the Max Weber Programme.
On 29 May at 14.00 John Horne (Trinity College Dublin) will deliver the lecture ‘When did the Great War End?’ His lecture will be followed by a roundtable on ‘Doing Global History – The Great War at the Cutting Edge’, which will take place at 16.00
On 30 May, Sonya Rose (University of Michigan and Birkbeck College) will deliver the lecture ‘The Politics of Service and Sacrifice in WWI Ireland and India’.
A two-day conference on ‘The Long Global Crisis c. 1912-1922’ will be held on 2 and 3 June.
Finally, the EUI Theatre Group, with the Teatro di Cestello, will perform Frank McGuinness ‘Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching toward the Somme’, at 18.30 on 2 June in the Sala Bandiere.