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Great Famine Voices Roadshow 2020 – The Famine Irish in Liverpool Digital Symposium
May 2, 2020
The National Famine Museum at Strokestown Park and the Irish Heritage Trust are launching the Great Famine Voices Roadshow 2020 “Famine Heroes” virtual events season of documentaries and online lectures on April 19th. These “Famine Heroes” virtual events provide uplifting stories about coping with epidemic and pay tribute to caregivers, both in the mid-nineteenth century and today. They are funded by the Government of Ireland Emigrant Support Program. Great Famine Voices Roadshow 2020 “Famine Heroes” will release on the following dates on the great Famine Voices website: www.greatfaminevoices.ie/famine-heroes/
The Famine Irish in Liverpool Digital Symposium hosted by the Institute of Irish Studies at the University of Liverpool
Short documentaries, online lectures, and online discussion about the Famine Irish in Liverpool by Professor Christine Kinealy and Professor Rebecca Abbott (Quinnipiac University), Professor John Belchem (University of Liverpool), Greg Quiery and Roger Appleton (Liverpool Great Hunger Commemoration Committee), and Liverpool Family Ties: The Irish Connection, a documentary produced by the Liverpool Irish Festival that asks interviewees to consider their heritage, Irish migration and lived-experience of Liverpool.
For queries, or if you would like to contribute a family memory or story online, contact Dr Jason King at the Irish Heritage Trust: firstname.lastname@example.org