Networks in the British and Irish Periodical Press in the Long 19th century
10:00 – Welcome and (virtual) coffee.
10:15 - KEYNOTE ADDRESS:
"Union Networks and the Great Dublin Strike of 1878"
David Finkelstein (Plymouth)
Respondents: Françoise Baillet and Christophe Gillissen
- 11:20 - Session 1: The politics of the press
Chair: Christophe Gillissen
- Françoise Baillet (LSA) – “Invincible Brothers: The Pen and the Press in The Compositors’ Chronicle (1840-1843)
- Olivier Coquelin (GREI) – “’Press and Social Unrest in Revolutionary Ireland (1919-1923): The Case of the Great Belfast Strike of 1919”.
12:30: Lunch break
- 2:00: Session 2: Connections and Circulations
Chair: Françoise Baillet
- Michelle McNamara (Strasbourg) – "Breaking News? The Dublin Press's Dependence on the Postal Service in the early Nineteenth Century"
- Tony Dex Odounga (Dijon) - "The implementation of women's agenda through a highly proactive press network: the case of The English Woman's Journal (1858-1864)."
- Pascale Villate (LSA) – Expanding cultural networks: the bookstalls and libraries of W.H. Smith and Son, 1848-1900.
3:20: (virtual) tea/coffee break
- 3:40: Session 3: Addressing otherness
Chair: Anne-Catherine de Bouvier
- Christophe Gillissen (GREI) – The Great Famine in The Times.
- Bertrand Cardin (GREI) –"‘Irish as Paddy’s Pig’: the persistence of stereotypes".
5:00. Closing remarks.
Free registration. Open from 2021-02-15 to 2021-03-23