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Tuesday, 5 January 2016

Surviving the City: lectures at PRONI, Feb/March

The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) will be hosting a series of lunchtime lectures in February and March. Here's the timetable:

Thursday 4 February*
: The Belfast Workhouse in the nineteenth century, with Dr Olwen Perdue

Thursday 18 February: The Great Famine in Belfast, with Professor Peter Gray

Thursday 25 February: The Belfast Corporation and Council archive in PRONI, with Ian Montgomery

Thursday 3 March
: Voluntary charities for the poor in Belfast, 1800–1838, with Robyn Atcheson

Wednesday 16 March: Sailor Town, Belfast, with Dr Elizabeth Thomas

Tuesday 22 March
: Belfast Corporation and the management of public health, 1880-1914, with Stuart Irwin

Venue: PRONI, Titanic Boulevard, Belfast.
Time: 1pm.
Admission: Free
Booking recommended: E: proni@dcalni.gov.uk / T: 028 90534800


* Additionally, a Wikimedia Edithon will be held, running from 2:30pm to 5:30pm. This will comprise a number of talks on the Somme and Ireland 1916 as well as a workshop to show how to edit and upload information to Wikipedia articles.