In his topic – The Easter Rising 1916: why did it happen & how did it change Ireland? – Professor Lee explored some of the factors that led to the Rising and the key figures involved. During a lively Q&A following the lecture, Professor Lee and Ambassador Dan Mulhall delved further into the complexities of 1916.
A recording (1hr 9mins) of the event is now available (free) on Soundcloud, which you can listen to below.
The event is part of a series of discussions the Embassy will be organising to explore the themes around the Ireland 2016 programme. See Ireland 2016 in Britain for details of the programme.