This talk explores the meeting halls, bookstores and public squares of London where Irish rebels and writers gathered with their international counterparts during the interwar years.
From 400 Old Ford Road, the East London meeting hall where Irish feminists met other women revolutionaries to Progressive Books, the anarchist-run Holborn bookstore where Irish literary types attended night-long debates, this talk will be bring the audience on a virtual walking tour of the London-Irish radical past.
Dr Maurice J.Casey is the DFAT Historian in Residence at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum. His doctorate, recently completed at the University of Oxford, explored Irish radicalism during the interwar period.
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