Clachan and Rundale: Post-Medieval Farming and Settlement
Date: June 9th 2012
Location: National University of Ireland Maynooth.
9.15am Official Opening – Prof. Jim Walsh, Deputy-President
Session 1: The Context
9.30am ‘Clachan and Rundale in a comparative perspective’. Emeritus Professor Robert Dodgshon - Aberystwyth University.
10.30am ‘Sustainability of Post-Medieval Farming’ Jim Collins,
11.30am Agricultural History Society of Ireland – AGM.
1.15pm Lunch in Pugin Hall
Session 2: Recent Developments:
2.30pm ‘Seasonality and Pig production in Ireland; 1800-1940’ - Mervyn Watson
3.15pm ‘The dynamics of rundale and enclosure in pre-famine Ireland: evidence from Ulster estates’. Martin W. Dowling
4.00pm ‘The Enclosure of Rundale on Lord Arran’s Estate, Donegal’ - Eamonn Slater
4.45pm ‘Did “Enclosure” start in the Later Middle Ages’ - Tadhg O’Keeffe
‘Concluding Comments’ - William Nolan
Joint conference by the Agricultural History Society of Ireland and the Department of Sociology, National University of Ireland Maynooth, celebrating 75 years.
Registration fee: €45, includes lunch in Pugin Hall and tea/coffee breaks.
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