August 15-18, 2019

August 15-18, 2019

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Niamh Hamill


Niamh Hamill is Academic Director at Institute of Study Abroad Ireland in Donegal, and associate Professor of Global Studies at Drew University NJ. Historian, lecturer and scholar of Irish culture and history, Niamh is passionate about links between Irish-America and Ireland, and the positive impact of study abroad programs on this relationship.

Hedge School Presentation: Herstory: Irish Women and the Myths of Men, 1916-2018
Niamh's presentation will track the cultural history of women in Ireland, and how Church and State impacted on their lives, from the aspirations of the 1916 proclamation of Independence to the removal of the 8th amendment in May 2018.

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