The Belfast Society Lecture Programme 2017-2018
Lectures will take place at 6.30p.m. in the Old Museum Building in College Square North unless indicated otherwise. Non-members are welcome.
The inaugural lecture for the 2017-18 series will be given by Mrs Kathryn Thomson,CEO,NMNI. Her talk is entitled,’ Museums in 2017, Defining our Role and Relevance’.
Emeritus Professor Jim Mallory -’In Search of the Irish Dreamtime’.
Dr Gerry Clery -’Belfast-’The Irish Chicago: The phenomenal growth of Belfast in the late Victorian and Edwardian eras (1840-1910)’.
Professor Ignatius McGovern-’A Mystic Dream of 4: poetic biography of Wm. Rowan Hamilton’.
Patrick Speight-’The Irish in Argentina’.
Dr Nicola Gordon Bowe-’Wilhelmina Geddes (1887-1955),Belfast’reclaimed treasure “the finest stained glass artist of our time?’
Dr Cormac Bourke -’Early Irish hand-bells:’ making, using,keeping’.
Professor Don McCloy-’Going to School in Victorian Belfast’.
The Annual General Meeting will take place at 6.00pm on Wednesday 11 April 2018