Symposium and exhibition

Leaving, crossing, arriving: Stories of migration as told through correspondence - Exhibition, Symposium and Evening Talk

The end of project exhibition took place from Monday 19th to Wednesday 21st May 2014 at the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry. Events included...

A half-day symposium on Monday 19th May (2-5.30pm) at Coventry University, to discuss the outcomes of the project, the digitisation and mark up of historical correspondence, and the importance/challenges/opportunities of interdisciplinary research in diaspora studies


A project exhibition at the Herbert Museum and Art Gallery, Coventry, including activities and  lunchtime concerts with Joe O’Donnell on May 19th and 21st  


‘Irish emigration and the art of letter-writing’ on May 19th, 6.30pm - 7.30pm – a talk at Coventry University by David Fitzpatrick, Professor of Modern History at Trinity College, Dublin and author of Oceans of Consolation: Personal Accounts of Irish Migration to Australia


Images of the exhibition boards can be found in 'Exhibition File 1' and 'Exhibition File 2', below:

Pictures from the exhibition: