Document Type

Conference Paper

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This item is available under a Creative Commons License for non-commercial use only

Disciplines

6. HUMANITIES, History, Arts, 6.5 OTHER HUMANITIES

Publication Details

Doyle, Siobhán (2016) ‘1916 and the Challenges of Commemorative Exhibitions in Ireland’. Presented at Confronting Violent Pasts and Historical (In)Justice, Historical Justice and Memory Network annual international conference, University of Amsterdam, 1st-3rd December 2016.

Abstract

This paper examines how National Cultural Institutions in Ireland have demonstrated significant responses in facilitating collective, reflection, celebration and engagement with the 100th year anniversary of the 1916 Rising by discussing some of the broad tensions and issues facing three exhibition case studies at the National Museum of Ireland and National Gallery of Ireland in Dublin and at the Crawford Art Gallery in Cork City.

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