Great Famine Voices Roadshow Liverpool // ONLINE

1:00pm - 4:00pm / Saturday 2nd May 2020
Type: Webinar / Category: Department
  • Suitable for: The Roadshow is for Anyone with family memories or stories of migration from Ireland to share; Irish migrants and multi-generational Irish people living in Liverpool; Irish dual-heritage individuals living in the city (particularly those from the African, Asian, Arab, European, Irish Traveller, Roma, Sinti and other diverse communities); Those aiming to learn more about migration from Ireland to Liverpool; Any member of the public with an interest in Irish Studies.
  • Admission: FREE. No registration is required to view the presentations but depending on demand we may have to limit the live Q&A to preregistered participants only. To register for the live Q&A, please go to www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/great-famine-voices-roadshow-liverpool-online-registration-102823331352.
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UPDATE: All spaces for priority access to the live Q&A have been taken up, please add yourself to the waitlist in case we can arrange additional spaces (numbers limited for technical reasons). Please note that the presentations will be introduced on and linked to from the Institute of Irish Studies Twitter account (twitter.com/IrishInstitute) and can be viewed for free and without registering.
The Institute of Irish Studies is delighted to co-host the Great Famine Voices Roadshow Liverpool with the Irish National Famine Museum at Strokestown Park and Irish Heritage Trust, supported by our partners Liverpool Irish Festival and the Liverpool Great Hunger Commemoration Committee.
Originally planned as a physical event bringing together Irish migrants, their descendants and multi-generational Irish communities the event is now in the process of being adapted for an online discussion concerning Ireland’s Great Famine and the migration it created. The discussion will take the form of curated online presentations and will be followed by a question and answer sessions open to the public via social media.
Registration will give you priority access to the concluding live Q&A session, depending on demand we may have to limit the live Q&A to preregistered participants only, but please note that the video presentations will be accessible to all for free and with no registration required.

For more information about the Liverpool Roadshow, please see www.liverpoolirishfestival.com/events/gfvr/.
For more information about the Great Famine Voices project, including footage from previous events, please go to greatfaminevoices.ie/.