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Michaelmas Term 2019

The Old Library, Sidney Sussex College,
unless otherwise indicated *
All meetings will begin at 5 p.m.


 For further information please visit our Modern Irish History website


19 September

4th Brian Lenihan Memorial Lecture

Susan Hayes Culleton
‘A Different Perspective on the Gender Pay Gap in the Digital Age’
*Mong Hall, Sidney Sussex College, starting 17.30


9 October

Professor Liam Kennedy (Queen’s University, Belfast)
‘The Great Irish Famine and the Death Census of Black ‘47’


23 October

Fintan O’Toole (Irish Times Columnist and Parnell Fellow, 2019-20'.)
'Ireland, Brexit and the Union'.
*Attendees are welcome to come along to Pizza Express for dinner following the seminar


20 November

Professor Jane Ohlmeyer (Trinity College Dublin)
‘History and Memory of the Irish Civil Wars of the 1640s: Clarendon’s, “A short view”.’


21 November

Panel: Peter Hain, John Reid, and Paul Murphy in conversation with Des Browne and Niamh Gallagher
‘The challenges of delivering the Good Friday Agreement: a conversation with three former secretaries of state’
Location: St Catharine’s College
Registration required, see:


The seminar is generously supported by the Trevelyan Fund of the History Faculty of the University of Cambridge, with a contribution from the Embassy of Ireland.


Eugenio Biagini
Richard Bourke
Bethan Johnson
Sean Campbell
Trisha Kessler

Bronwen Walter


Michaelmas Term 2019 programme - print version


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The Faculty is currently accepting applications for the Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship match funding by the Isaac Newton Trust. Deadline: 12 pm (noon) on Thursday 2 January 2020.


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