XIX Biennial Ulster-American Heritage Symposium

Ulster-American Migration Studies and Public History

The XIX Symposium is to be held at the
Centre for Migration Studies at the Ulster American Folk Park
Omagh, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland  BT78 5QU
on Wednesday 27 - Saturday 30 June, 2012.

The Centre for Migration Studies at the Ulster-American Folk Park, Omagh, is pleased to host the Nineteenth Ulster-American Heritage Symposium, 27-30 June, 2012, with regular partners the Ulster-American Folk Park (NMNI), Queen’s University Belfast, the University of Ulster, Libraries NI, the Public Record Office (PRONI), and in a special way this year the Ulster Historical Foundation (UHF).

Outline Programme for the XIX Symposium

XIX Progamme and Abstracts (pdf)

Of particular interest  (see on page 10 of the Programme) -
Friday, 29 June 2012 - Session 6 in the Assembly Room at 11.30 am on the Theme -
'Ulster Presbyterians and transatlantic Presbyterianism in the nineteenth century'.
Chair: Katharine Brown

  • 11.30 - 12.00
    ‘The religion and identity of Irish Presbyterians
    in the transatlantic world, c. 1820-1900’,
    Andrew Holmes (Queen’s University Belfast)
  • 12.00 - 12.30
    ‘Irish Covenanters and American slavery’,
    Daniel Ritchie (Queen’s University Belfast)
  • 12.30 - 1.00
    ‘From “the year of grace” to D.L. Moody:
    Ulster Presbyterians and the meaning of religious revival’,
    Andrew Sloan (Queen’s University Belfast)

Symposium Registration information

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