THE ROYAL IRISH ACADEMY IS IRELAND'S LEADING BODY OF EXPERTS IN THE SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES

Count Paul Strzelecki and the Great Famine

When

Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 13:00

Where

Academy House, 19 Dawson Street

Tickets

No booking required

A Library Lunchtime Lecture exploring the life of Count Strzelecki, a Polish humanitarian who saved over 200,000 children during the Great Irish Famine.

This lecture will be delivered by Professor Peter Gray, Queens University Belfast, and Assoc. Professor Emily Mark-FitzGerald, University College Dublin, curators of the current exhibition 'A Forgotten Polish Hero of the Great Irish Famine: Paul Strzelecki’s Struggle to Save Thousands'. The Library is delighted to host this exhibition by the Polish Embassy in Ireland, on view 9 May - 30 August 2019.

Please consult the exhibition website www.strzelecki.ie for information on other venues and dates.

Free admission. No individual booking required. Group bookings please contact: library@ria.ie / 01-6090620

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