Tuesday 6 November 2018

1918 and the Vote, PRONI conference + new resources

The ballot in 1918
To mark the centenary of the 1918 General Election, the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) has organised an afternoon conference – 1918 and the Vote – on Thursday 22 November.

In addition to the lectures detailed below, the event will see the launch of new PRONI resources relating to Suffrage and the 1918 Election.

Held at PRONI's HQ in Belfast's Titanic Boulevard, the conference will run from 2pm–4:30pm.

There's no admission charge, but you need to reserve your place here.

Lecture topics and presenters will include:

  • The impact of the 1918 election in Ireland, with Professor John Coakley
  • Women and the Vote, with Dr Myrtle Hill
  • Suffrage and Creative Responses, with Niall Kerr
  • Voices from the Archives, with Dr Glynn Kelso
  • The Absent Voters lists of 1918, with Ian Montgomery