Universities Ireland sponsored the third in a series of conferences to commemorate the centenary of key events in the history of modern Ireland ranging from the Ulster Covenant, through the First World War and the 1916 Rising, to the foundation of the Irish and Northern Irish States in Belfast City Hall on Saturday 14th June 2014 under the title.
Reflecting on a decade of War and Revolution in Ireland 1912-1923: The Road To War.
The keynote speakers included
- Professor Thomas Otte, Professor of Diplomatic History, University of East Anglia who delivered an address entitled July 1914: Reflections on an Inadvertent war
- Professor Keith Jeffery, Professor of British History, Queen’s University Belfast will delivered an address entitled Reflections on Ireland and the First World War.
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