Workshop –
Contested Spaces: Revolt and Resistance, 13 April, 2018


Irish Centre for Transnational Studies, in cooperation with the Departments of French Studies, History and Philosophy, MIC

MIC, Foundation Building, G08

All welcome!


12pm: Dr. Gillian Jein (School of Modern Languages and Cultures, Bangor University)

Sensitive Zones: Re-Viewing the Rioting Body in JR’s Paris Projects.

1pm: Lunch

2pm: Prof. Linda Mulcahy (Department of Law, LSE)

Looking for Resistance in Photographic Archives: The Case of the Suffragettes and Other Revisionist Histories.

3pm: Coffee

3.15pm: Ms. Aoife McInerney (IRC Scholar, Department of Philosophy, MIC)

Invisibility and the Constitution of the Political: The Politics of Nationalism vs Naturalism.

4.30pm: Round Table Discussion

Funded by the Departments of French, History and Philosophy, MIC.

For further information, please contact Dr. Mairead Ní Bhriain (


Dr. Gillian Jein presenting her work on Parisian street artist JR

Round table discussion

Ms. Aoife McInerney giving a talk on Hannah Arendt's notion of the political in light of statelessness and the refugee crisis