Conor Doyle talks to Dr ROISIN HIGGINS Senior Lecturer in History at Teeside University about her Talk “Who own the Easter Rising?” to be held in the Northside Civic Centre. Dr Roisín Higgins’s work focuses on social and cultural history with particular interest in the politics of historical memory. Her research on commemoration examines both the impact of landmark anniversaries and the capacity of acts of remembrance to transform the meaning of historical events. Her book, Transforming 1916: meaning, memory and the fiftieth anniversary of the Easter Rising, won the 2012 ACIS James S. Donnelly Sr Prize for the best book in History and Social Science.
|Duration: 10'48''||DATE: February 11, 2016|
|Interviewee:Dr. Roisin Higgins|
|Themes:Irish Life & Culture, Local Arts & Culture|
|Keywords:“Who own the Easter Rising?”, Northside Civic Centre, social and cultural history, Easter Rising 1916|
|Creator:Near FM||Publisher:Near FM|
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