October 13


01:30 pm - 03:00 pm

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New Perspectives


1.33 Iontas Seminar Room, 1st Floor

Arts and Humanities Institute, Iontas Building, North Campus, Maynooth University

We call this edge our home’: Reflecting on feminist and other radical voices, Ireland 2018 

A keynote lecture by Ailbhe Smyth. 

Ailbhe Smyth is a long time campaigner and former head of Women’s Studies at UCD. Ailbhe was a member of the Strategic Executive of the referendum campaign for marriage equality in 2015. Committed to achieving bodily autonomy for women in Ireland, she has campaigned in all of the Irish abortion referendums. In 2014 Ailbhe co-founded and is now Convenor of the Coalition to Repeal the Eighth Amendment, a broad cross-sectoral platform of over 100 organisations and groups.