Sport and Leisure History Seminar 2019-20 # Dr Liam O’Callaghan CANCELLED

Protestants and Sport in Ireland: The case of Rugby Football, 1875-1925

Monday February 24th 2020

It’s with regret that due to strike action we have cancelled Dr O’Callghan’s seminar on Irish rugby. We hope to bring him to London speak in the autumn of 2020 as part of our 2020-21 programme. We still have three excellent speakers coming up though, the details are below:-

23rd Mar 2020 Allister Webb (Manchester Metropolitan University)

Why History Matters in Contemporary Sporting Events: A Case Study of the Bidding Process for International Cricket in England and Wales

27th Apr 2020 Geoff Swallow (Manchester Metropolitan University)

The Man Who Wasn’t There: The Jarvis-Nuttal ‘Match’ of 1901 as a Space of Modernity

8th June 2020 Dr Clare Tebbutt (Trinity College, Dublin)

‘That Man-Woman Problem’: Grappling with Questions of Sex Differentiation in 1930s Women’s Sport, and their Resonance Today

This is only the one of a number of series of stimulating talks to be held at the IHR across a range of disciplines. For up to date details of seminars forthcoming in 2019 go to the IHR’s website. The Sport & Leisure talks take place in the John S Cohen Room on the second floor – doors open from 17:45 and the seminar will start promptly at 18.00. The seminars are open to academics and the general public; I hope to see you there.

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