All are welcome to this seminar at NUI Galway:
Archiving Personal Histories: The Tuam Mother and Baby Home
Event co-organised by the James Hardiman Library and the Department of History NUI Galway
Thursday, 7 February 2019
The Cube, Áras Na Mac Léinn, NUI Galway
10.30: Tea/Coffee & pastries. Opening comments by Prof. Pat Dolan (Chair, UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre)
11.00-12.30: Survivor-led Workshop
Workshop led by Breeda Murphy (Tuam Home Survivors Network) and Mary Cunningham (Tuam Oral History Project) involving participants from the Network, invited students and staff. Limited places; to book, contact: Tuamoralhistoryproject@gmail.com for queries)
12.45-13.45 – Lunch
Seminar – All Welcome
14.15: Welcome address from the Dean of Arts, Professor Cathal O’Donoghue. Introduction by John Cox, James Hardiman Library.
Panel 1: 14.30-15.45
Panel Discussion: Advocacy and Historical Justice
Moderator: Catríona Crowe
* Catherine Corless
* Prof. Caroline McGregor
* Conall Ó Fátharta
* Dr Sarah-Anne Buckley
Panel 2: 16.00-17.00
Oral History and Memory: Ethics and Approaches
Chair: Dr John Cunningham
* Dr Caitríona Clear
* Dr Barry Houlihan
15 minute papers followed by general discussion.
Evening Public Event: Human Biology Building (reception in the foyer, screening in the lecture theatre)
17.15-18.15: Launch of the ‘Tuam Oral History Project’ by President Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh.
Wine reception and finger food. Music by Padraig Stevens. Poetry by Elaine Feeney.
18.15-20.00: Screening of Mia Mullarkey documentary, ‘Mother and Baby’, followed by panel discussion.
Moderator: Dr Sarah-Anne Buckley
Panel: Mia Mullarkey, Peter Mulryan, Breeda Murphy and Eunan Duffy.
Dr Sarah-Anne Buckley, Department of History: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Barry Houlihan, James Hardiman Library: email@example.com
Dr John Cunningham, Department of History: firstname.lastname@example.org