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What Could Germany Do for Ireland? , 28 September 2016


"What Could Germany Do for Ireland?"

German dimensions of 1916

University of Limerick, 28 September 2016

Room MC2005


9.30 Jerome aan de Wiel (UCC) "We have no idealistic interest in Ireland and no revolution, no rifles"; Imperial Germany's half-hearted attempts to support Irish republicans, 1904-1919

10.15 Joachim Fischer (UL), Ireland under German rule: Two Irish dystopias of 1916/17


11.00 Coffee


11.30 Angus Mitchell (Limerick), On the Wrong Side of History: Roger Casement and Germany

12.15 Fergal Lenehan (Jena), Countering Gay stereotypes on primetime television: The West German mini series Sir Roger Casement (1968)

13.00 Lunch 


Further information: Dr Joachim Fischer, School of Modern Languages & Applied Linguistics, University of Limerick     Email:


Everybody welcome


Supported by the School of Modern Languages & Applied Linguistics, the Ralahine Centre for Utopian Studies and the President of the University of Limerick, Prof. Don Barry



Link to poster here