The Belfast Society Lecture Programme 2018-2019
Lectures will take place at 6.30p.m. in the Old Museum Building in College Square North unless indicated otherwise. Non-members are welcome.
Inaugural lecture : Professor Raghnall O’Flionn, Director of the National Museum of Ireland – ‘Early Viking settlements and burial in Ireland; old finds and new discoveries’.
Nora Hickey M’Sichili -’Ireland’s International Arts Centre – Le Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris’.
Talk and book launch of Hakluyt Society volume by Dr Angela Byrne, Research Associate of University of Ulster. ‘A Scientific, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour: John ( Fiott ) Lee in Ireland, England and Wales, 1806 -7′.
Dr Claire Foley – ‘Excavations at Creggandevesky, Co Tyrone’.
Henry Bell- ‘From Town Dock to Maritime Hub: the development of the Port of Belfast from the 19th century’.
Dr Barry Devereux – ‘Artificial Intelligence: Prospects and Perils in the 21st Century’.
Padraig O Tuama- Corrymeela Community Leader, Poet, theologian and writer -’Poetry and the Project of Peace’.
Dr Jonathan Bardon -’Tattie hokers and other Ulster Migrants to Scotland’.
The Annual General Meeting will take place at 6.00pm on Wednesday 10 April 2019.