Teatime Talks: 14 Henrietta Street’s Georgian Beginnings with Dr. Melanie Hayes

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Online, Wednesday 30th June

Melanie Hayes is an architectural and cultural historian, specialising in Ireland’s eighteenth-century architectural and social history. She has written and spoken widely on these topics, seeking to bring historic research of national significance to a broader audience. Melanie was part of the historian research team at 14 Henrietta Street, and was involved in the production of the museum’s exhibition content and the publication of a significant new book on the architectural and social history of Henrietta Street, ‘The Best Address in Town: Henrietta Street Dublin and Its First Residents, 1720-1780' (Four Courts Press: Dublin 2020). Melanie currently works as a post-doctoral research fellow, on an Irish Research Council advanced laureate project, CRAFTVALUE, at Trinity College Dublin, and continues to be involved with the museum as an historian for 14 Henrietta Street.

The Talk will take place online using Zoom, a free online meeting platform. You will need an internet connection and a compatible device (e.g. computer, laptop, iPad, tablet, phone) to access Zoom.

Teatime Talks is a series of talks inspired by the history and people of 14 Henrietta Street.

Wednesday 30th June

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