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Mary Ann McCracken 250

Online event, Belfast, County Antrim, BT15 1ES
Mary Ann McCracken 250

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Mary Ann McCracken (1770-1866) was an abolitionist, social reformer and activist who fought for the rights of women and championed the disadvantaged at both home and abroad. The series of events to mark her 250th Birthday will start on the 10th June and run until 14th July 2021.

The full list of events are:

Thursday 10th June, 7pm – 8.30pm, Mary Ann McCracken (1770-1866): A Life in Letters Online Talk by Cathryn McWilliams. https://cliftonbelfast.com/event/mary-ann-mccracken-1770-1866-a-life-in-letters-online-talk-by-cathryn-mcwilliams-mary-ann-250/

Friday 18th June, 1pm – 2pm, Paper & Politics: The Joy Family Online Talk, https://cliftonbelfast.com/event/framing-irish-complicity-in-transatlantic-slavery-by-brian-kelly-mary-ann-250/


Wednesday 23rd June, 8pm – 9pm, Framing Irish Complicity in Transatlantic Slavery by Brian Kelly. https://cliftonbelfast.com/event/framing-irish-complicity-in-transatlantic-slavery-by-brian-kelly-mary-ann-250/

Friday 25th June, 1pm – 2pm, HERstory: The Women of Clifton House Online Talk. https://cliftonbelfast.com/event/herstory-the-women-of-clifton-house-online-talk-mary-ann-250/


Friday 2nd July, 1pm – 2pm, Children and the Belfast Poor House Online Talk. https://cliftonbelfast.com/event/children-and-the-belfast-poor-house-online-talk-mary-ann-250/

Thursday 8th July, 7pm – 8.30pm, Who and What Did Mary Ann McCracken Fight for? Panel Discussion. https://cliftonbelfast.com/event/who-and-what-did-mary-ann-mccracken-fight-for-panel-discussion-mary-ann-250/


Friday 9th July, 1pm – 2pm, The Writing of Mary Ann McCracken’s Story. https://cliftonbelfast.com/event/the-writing-of-mary-ann-mccrackens-story-mary-ann-250/

All virtual talks will take place via Zoom. The Zoom code will be sent to your registration email address on the morning of the event. To find out more or to register visit www.maryannmccrackenfoundation.org

All events are free, but if you wish to support the work of the Mary Ann McCracken Foundation, please use the donate function on the Mary Ann McCracken Foundation page.

For further information, email archive@cliftonbelfast.org.uk

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10/06/2021 (10 June 2021 - 14 July 2021)

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