The Early Modern Commons

Dr Dianne Hall

Recent Posts

Women of the 1916 Dublin Rising

15 February 2016

On 14th February 2016, I gave a short overview of the Easter Rising and the role of women in it at a community event in Melbourne - Brigidfest. Brigidfest is an annual celebration of...


21 January 2015

I am writing up a paper that I will give at the Labour History conference in Melbourne in a few weeks. The conference is on "Fighting against war: Peace activism in the twentieth century"...

A new year

7 January 2015

Well this blog has been very quiet, no action for 2014. This is not to say there was no action in 2014, more of course that there was a lot! So this is a post to start again by recapping...

Her "apron was all blood"

1 August 2013

I am writing about gender and violence in early modern Ireland at the moment for the larger book project. Although my co-writer and I are not concentrating only on violence against...