Speaking in Absence conference | Oxford, 21 June 2016

I recently had the opportunity to represent the Letters of 1916 project at Wolfson College, Oxford as a part of the Speaking in Absence conference organized by members of the Digital Epistolary Network: Helen Brown, Michaela Crawley and Olivia Thompson.   The day featured a number of talks, posters, and presentations concerning textual scholarship in … Read more

Letters of 1916 at the Archives Nationales in France

I had the tremendous pleasure to represent the Letters of 1916 team at the Crowdsourcing and TEI conference hosted by the Archives Nationales, Pierrefitte Sur Seine, on Wednesday 16 March. The conference featured a variety of speakers including Professor Emmanuelle de Champs of the université de Clergy-Pontoise, Louise Seaward of the Transcribe Bentham project, Marc … Read more

Talk by Dr Brian Hughes: “Well May We Be Proud of Him”: Family Responses to the Deaths of the Leaders of the 1916 Rising

Grave Matters: Death and Dying in Dublin 1500-2000 Conference Saturday 12 April 2014 TALK by Dr Brian Hughes: “Well May We Be Proud of Him”: Family Responses to the Deaths of the Leaders of the 1916 Rising   Organised by the Dublin City Research Group Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin Programme  |  Poster

Dr Brian Hughes’s talk at the “Grave matters: Death and Dying in Dublin” symposium

Dr Brian Hughes, Associate Editor for the Letters of 1916 project, gave a talk at the “Grave matters: Death and Dying in Dublin” symposium at The Milestone Gallery, Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, on Saturday, 12 April 2014. Organised by the Dublin City Research Group, the conference addressed the social, economic, legal and medical aspects of dying in Dublin 1500-2000: … Read more