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Enfranchising Ireland? Identity, citizenship and state

When

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 09:00

Where

Academy House, 19 Dawson Street, Dublin 2

Tickets

Booking essential. Places are free of charge.

An all day conference on citizenship. 

Opening address by the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald TD. A multi-disciplinary conference on the theme of citizenship with contributions from classicists, historians and social scientists.  The origins and evolution of the concept of citizenship and identity will be explored from classical times, through the medieval period up to partition in Ireland focusing on the implications for Ireland’s citizens.  Finally, contemporary issues such as Brexit, migration and integration will be discussed. Click here to download programme

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