Gender ARC Public Seminar
Historical Perspectives on International Women’s
On Friday, 11 March, 2011, at NUI Galway, historians Caitríona Clear and Bernadette Whelan presented a joint seminar on
Historical Perspectives on International Women’s Day. Mary Clancy
(Global Women’s Studies, NUI Galway) moderated the seminar. The
event was sponsored by Global Women's Studies, NUI Galway.
Dr. Clear (Department of History, NUI Galway) presented
'Women's Day Traditions and Women's Collective action in Ireland and Europe'
and Dr. Whelan (Department of History, University of Limerick) spoke on the subject of 'American
Influences on Irish Women, 1921-60'.