Event type
Lunchtime Lecture
Event dates
, 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Online- via Zoom
Aoife O’Leary MacNeice (IHR), Hannah Telling (IHR), Jo Fox (IHR)
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Aoife O’Leary McNeice, Scouloudi Fellow (University of Cambridge)

Global Humanitarianism and the Great Irish Famine, c.1845-1853

Aoife is a final year PhD student at the University of Cambridge. Her thesis examines global networks of humanitarianism during the Great Irish famine, focusing in particular on networks within the global Catholic Church, the British Empire, and transatlantic Quaker activism.

Hannah Telling, EHS Power Fellow (University of Glasgow)

Criminal Types: Gender, violence and society in Scotland, 1850-1914

Hannah Telling is a gender and social historian. Her research explores violence, law, and constructions of criminality in 19th century Scotland. Hannah is currently developing a monograph based on her doctoral thesis and further archival research into the judicial and cultural responses to female violence in Scotland in the late 19th and early 20th century. 

All welcome- this seminar is free to attend, but booking is required. It will be held online with details about how to join the virtual event being circulated via email to registered attendees 24 hours in advance.

The event will begin at 2:00pm GMT, but you will be able to join the event's online waiting room from 1:45pm GMT.