The Belfast Society Lecture Programme 2021-2022
Due to the pandemic restrictions placed on public gatherings, the lectures will be transmitted via Zoom although it is hoped to resume in person events in the future. For an invitation to attend, please contact the Secretary of the Society at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All lectures take place at 6.30pm unless otherwise stated.
Wednesday 8 September 2021
Saturday 11th September at 11.00am
Professor Brian Walker — ‘The History of the Belfast Natural History and Philosophical Society’ (Pre-recorded)
Wednesday 6 October
Dr Paul Larmour – ‘The Arts and Craft Movement in Ireland’.
Wednesday 10 November
Dr Naomi Doak – ‘Early 20th Century Women writers from the North of Ireland’.
Wednesday 8 December
Professor David Hayton – ‘An Irish-Australian in pre-First World War Europe: Alan Leeper’s Letters home’.
In honour of our distinguished, and much missed, past President, Dr Jonathan Bardon.
Wednesday 12 January
Dr Mike Simms – ‘Ireland’s Dinosaurs’.
Wednesday 9 February
Dr Michael Ryan – ‘And all for God’. A Treasure of early Medieval sacred objects from Co. Tipperary.
Wednesday 9 March
Dr Robert Anderson – ‘Dr Joseph Black – Frenchman, Scotsman or Ulsterman’.
Wednesday 6 April
Dr Breāndon MacSiobhne – ‘Brian Friel and his Mother’s People’.
Dinner in Belfast Harbour Office by kind permission of the Belfast Harbour Commissioners