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Lent Term 2018

Seminar Room 2, Chapel Court, Sidney Sussex College
All meetings will begin at 5 p.m.

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24 January  

Dr. Simon Prince, Canterbury Christ Church University:

The majority always rules': Democracy and the start of the Troubles.

7 February

Hugh Hanley, University of Cambridge, with Professor Stefan Collini, University of Cambridge, as a discussant:

The worst country in the world for intellectuals': Intellectuals in post-revolutionary Ireland.

21 February

Kaitlin Ball, University of Cambridge:

Shadow politics: Paramilitary control in contemporary Northern Irish life.

7 March

Dan Larsen, University of Cambridge:

British signals intelligence and the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland.

8 March

Third Annual Brian Lenihan Memorial Lecture

Bertie Ahern, former Taoiseach of the Republic of Ireland:

On the 20th Anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement. (Mong Hall, 5:30pm)


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
Sean Campbell
Simon Gallaher
Hugh Hanley
Trisha Kessler
Christopher Morash
Bronwen Walter


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