Heritages of Hunger Public Lecture Event
International experts on famine history and memory will talk about different periods of hunger in European history. We will close with a very topical panel on the significance of recollections of the Ukrainian famine or Holodomor (1932-33) in light of the present Russo-Ukrainian war.
- 9.15-9.30: Registration
- 9.30-9.45: Opening by Marguérite Corporaal (Heritages of Hunger, Radboud University)
- 9.45-10.15: Laurence Gourievidis (Université de Clermont Auvergne) - Present Pasts: The Commemoration of Irish and Scottish Famine Migrants in the City of Glasgow.
- 10.15-10.45: Jason King (Irish Heritage Trust) - Great Famine Voices: Immigrant and Indigenous Perspectives.
- 10.45-11.00: Coffee and tea break
- 11.00-12.00: Miguel Ángel del Arco Blanco (University of Granada) - Spanish Famine: Between History and Memory.
- 12.00-12.30: William Jenkins (York University, Toronto) - Townlands to Tenements: Documenting and Mapping the Experiences of Post-Famine Irish Poor in Toronto, Canada.
- 12.45-13.45: Lunch break
- 13.45-14.45: Peter Gray (Queen’s University Belfast) and Emily Mark-FitzGerald (University College Dublin) - Commemorating Famine Philanthropy: Paul Strzelecki in Ireland and Poland.
- 14.45-15.00: Coffee and tea break
- 15.00-15.30: Ingrid de Zwarte (Wageningen University & Research) and Lindsay Janssen (Radboud University) - Recalling the Hunger Winter: Evoking Famine Memory Beyond the National.
- 15.30-16.30: Marta Baziuk (Holodomor Research and Education Consortium, Toronto), Irka Mycak (Canadian Ukrainian Congress, Ottawa), Anne-Lise Bobeldijk (Wageningen University & Research), and Charley Boerman (Radboud University) Roundtable discussion: Holodomor Heritage in Our Present Times of War.
- 16.30-17.00: Drinks reception
You do not have to register to join this event.