Activity: Participating in or organising an event types › Public Engagement – Festival/Exhibition
'Spies, Dynamite and Victorian Terrorism', a Spy Week event.
Dr Niall Whelehan and Professor Penny Fielding discuss the terrorist bombing campaigns that shocked Britain in the late 19th century, and how they were reflected in novels including Robert Louis Stevenson's 'The dynamiter'. Whelehan is a lecturer at the University of Strathclyde and author of 'The dynamiters: Irish Nationalism and political violence in the wider world, 1867-1900'. Fielding is a University of Edinburgh professor and a director of Spy Week.