26/11/20 19:00 - 20:00

Decade of Centenaries Lecture Series; The other great pandemic: Spanish flu

Join historian Dr Ida Milne for a talk on the 1918-19 influenza pandemic in Ireland

About this Event

Dr Ida Milne is a historian of disease, specialising in the 1918-19 influenza pandemic in Ireland and in infectious diseases of childhood. She is European History Lecturer at Carlow College. Her book, Stacking the Coffins, influenza war and peace in Ireland 1918-19 was published in 2018 and has come to be viewed as a handbook for understanding different societal impacts of the current COVID-19 pandemic. She is a frequent contributor to national and international media on the historic context for the current crisis.

This event will take place via Zoom.

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This event is supported by the Decade of Centenaries Programme from the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media


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