1913 Dublin Lockout Centenary Conference

Conference, 19 October, Salford, UK

Struggle, Solidarity and Defeat: 1913 Dublin Lockout Centenary Conference

Saturday 19 October 2013
Old Fire Station, The Crescent, University of Salford, Salford, M5 4WT.


9.45am -10.30am: Registration and Coffee

10.30am - 10.45am: Welcome and Introduction

10.45am - 11.30am: The Dublin Lockout
Speaker: Padraig Yeates, former Irish Times industry and employment correspondent; author of Lockout: Dublin 1913; project manager of the Irish 1913 Committee

11.30am - 12.15pm: The Irish Transport and General Workers Union
Speaker: Francy Devine, author of Organising History: A Centenary of SIPTU; 1909-2009, former President of Irish Labour History Society and editor of journal Saothar; ex-tutor in the SIPTU Education andTraining Department

12.15pm-1.30pm: Lunch, Music and Exhibition Display

1.30pm-2.15pm: Jim Larkin
Speaker: Emmet O’Connor, senior lecturer in History, Magee College, University of Ulster; author of James Larkin and Syndicalism in Ireland

2.15pm - 3.00pm: Dora Montefiore and the ‘Save the Kiddies’ Scheme
Speaker: Karen Hunt, Professor of Modern British History, Keele University; author of Equivocal Feminists and co-author of Socialist Women: Britain, 1880s to 1920s

3.00pm - 3.45pm: Solidarity and Defeat
Speaker: Ralph Darlington, Professor of Employment Relations, University of Salford; author of The Political Trajectory of J.T. Murphy and Syndicalism and the Transition to Communism: An International Comparative Analysis

3.45pm - 4.30pm: Speakers Panel: Questions and Discussion

Conference Registration:
£15 waged and £5 unwaged, with lunch provided
£5 donation requested
To reserve your place in advance please email