Conference: Annual Conference of the Society for the Study of Nineteenth-Century Ireland
Place: Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne
Date: June 26-27, 2013
Submission deadline for proposals: February 28, 2013
Description: »The Society invites proposals for its twenty-first annual conference which will address the theme of crime and violence in nineteenth-century Ireland and amongst Irish communities abroad. ... Topics which might usefully be explored, but are by no means limited to, include:
•Secret societies: membership, aims, methods
•Urban crime: combinations and work-related violence
•Policing: challenges and responses
•The churches: clerical reactions to crime and violence
•Criminal justice system: efficacy and criticisms
•Cultural responses: crime and violence in literature, music, theatre.
•Historiography: new approaches to crime and violence
•The Irish abroad: the transported and disaffected revolutionaries«.
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