Monthly Archives: August 2016

Time and emotion: the hunger strike as protest tactic

September 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Location: CA110 (SAC Room), Cairnes Building, NUI Galway Galway Ireland Speaker(s): Dr Niall Ó Dochartaigh Affiliation: The Conflict, Humanitarianism and Security Research Cluster Organised by: Whitaker Institute This paper analyses the political … Continue reading

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Upcoming talks and events 2016/17

10 September 2016: ‘Territoriality and Political Violence’ (with Gary Hussey). ECPR General Conference, Prague 7-10 Sept. 14 September 2016: ‘Time and Emotion: the Hunger Strike as Protest Tactic’. Whitaker Institute Ideas Forum, NUI Galway. 7 October 2016: Co-organiser of ‘ … Continue reading

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Irish Hunger Strike 1980: the offer of civilian-style clothing

On 23 October 1980, shortly before a hunger strike by  Irish Republican prisoners was due to begin, the British government announced that prisoners in Northern Ireland would be allowed to wear ‘prison issue civilian clothing’ instead of prison uniform. Republican prisoners … Continue reading

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