Irish National Famine Museum, Strokestown Park
20-21 June 2015
Call for Papers
'The local and regional impact of the Great Irish Famine'
2015 marks the 170th anniversary of the Great Irish Famine. To coincide with this, on 20-21 June 2015, the Irish National Famine Museum at Strokestown Park House will host an international, interdisciplinary conference to examine the Famine experience at a local and regional level. Bringing together a network of Famine experts, local, national and international, the conference will approach the above theme from the broadest possible historical perspective. The conference is part of the inaugural Irish Famine Summer School which will be held in Strokestown from 17-19 June 2015.