News

The latest news from the College Historical Society.

Committee of 246 Elected  

The new committee of the 246th Session was elected at the recent AGM. Congratulations to all new committee members!

Catholic Church Debate with Sinéad O’Connor  

  On Wednesday 12th February 2014, the Hist held a debate on the motion that This House Believes the Catholic�read more

Equity Officer Applications  

The Hist is delighted to announce that applications are open for our first ever Equity Officer. The Equity Officer will�read more

The Hist Implements Measures to Combat Sexism  

Over the first weekend of February, several female Hist Committee members compiled their anecdotes of sexism and misogyny within the�read more

Debating Schedule for Hilary Term  

      Subject to change, whim, whimsy or Women’s Week being on different dates than previously supposed, this is�read more

The Henry Grattan Historical Motions Competition  

  ‘And when did it become okay for one person to be the boss of everybody, huh? Because that’s not�read more

1916 Debate – 29th January 2014  

For 800 years (or something in that region), recording Hist debates has fallen by the wayside. We decided to mark�read more

Prostitution Debate – Week One at the Hist  

After a rollicking, popcorn-infused, candyfloss-coated rollercoaster ride of a Freshers’ Week, the Hist decided to chillax as only the Hist�read more

TCD Hist A: the Best Team in Europe  

We’re delighted to announce that the Hist now has hard evidence supporting a long-held conviction of ours: Hist A, Sally�read more

The Trinity Open 2013  

The upcoming European Debating Championships will be a gruelling enterprise. Tension will mount; nerves will bundle; slightly more sophisticated philosophical�read more