Screening and Panel Discussion - University of New South Wales, Australia


Location: Ritchie Theatre, John Niland Scientia Building, University of New South Wales

Following the screening (5:00 p.m.) of 1916 The Irish Rebellion and an introduction by His Excellency Noel White, Irish Ambassador to Australia, there will be a panel discussion on 1916 and its international legacies.

6.45 pm Panel Discussion

Christopher Fox (Executive Producer for Notre Dame of the documentary), Professor of English and Director, Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies

Bríona Nic Dhíarmada (Originator, Creator, Producer and Executive Producer), Thomas J. and Kathleen M. O'Donnell Professor of Irish Studies and Concurrent Professor of Film, Television and Theater, University of Notre Dame

Rónán McDonald, Director of Irish Studies at UNSW, Professor of Modern Literature

Jeff Kildea, Adjunct Professor of Irish History, UNSW

David Dwan, Associate Professor of Irish Literature, University of Oxford

Chair Judith Fox, Clinical Professor of Law, University of Notre Dame

Followed by a Reception in Scientia Foyer

Attendees are welcome to come to the panel debate only at 6.45 if they cannot make the screening.

This is a free event, however registration is required. 

Register here 



Please note that the following day, 16 June from 9am-6pm, in Central Lecture Block Theatre 5, there will be an academic symposium on ‘The Easter Rising and Cultures of Anti-Imperialism’ featuring a range of international experts. All are welcome. Read more about the symposium.