Wednesday, 17 August 2011

PRONI / OUI Local History lectures

From the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (, news of a new lecture series in collaboration with the Open University of Ireland:

PRONI and The Open University in Ireland (OUI) will be delivering a Local History lecture series, beginning in September 2011.

Dr Janice Holmes, Dr Olwen Purdue and Dr Barry Sheen from OUI will examine major themes and local history sources, with PRONI staff presenting examples from PRONI’s collections.

29th September: What is Irish Local History?
27th October: Poverty
24th November: Industrialisation
26th January: Crime
23rd February: Religion
29th March: Urban History
26th April: Families

Lectures will run from 6.30-8pm at PRONI. Admission is FREE and open to all but booking essential.

Please contact PRONI / email to secure your place.

(With thanks to Gavin McMahon at PRONI)


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