MISS Seminar: Dr Debra Smith “Hot heads or cold hearts? Talking with Provos about Emotions”

Tuesday 19th of September 2017 6:00pm


An Inter-University Forum for Irish and Irish-Australian Studies

Tuesdays, 6 pm to 7.30 pm


When entering from Swanston Street, turn right into the main College building and up the stairs on the right of the corridor. Pre-seminar drinks will be at 6 p.m. and the paper will commence at 6.15 pm.

TUES. 19th September

Dr Debra Smith (Research Fellow, Victoria University, Melbourne)

“How do you feel about that?: Talking with the Provos about emotion”

Abstract: This papers uses data drawn from interviews conducted with 15 former members of the Provisional Irish Republican Army to highlight some of the ways that emotion is intertwined with decisions to use violence in pursuit of a substate political goal.

Those who wish to do so may join the group for dinner and/or a drink after the seminar at Naughton’s Hotel in Royal Parade.

These are free public seminars. For further details email <P.J.Bull@latrobe.edu.auOR <francesdevlinglass@gmail.com> OR <Dianne.Hall@vu.edu.au?>. OR<e.malcolm@unimelb.edu.au>

Convenors:Philip Bull (LaTrobe University), Frances Devlin-Glass (Deakin University); Dianne Hall (Victoria University); Elizabeth Malcolm (University of Melbourne),