If you’re not planning to drink 20 pints of Guinness this Thursday
(23rd), you should come along to our first talk! We are delighted to
have Dr Deirdre McMahon (Mary Immaculate College) give a guest lecture
titled ‘Ireland and India: Independence and Partition’.
Dr McMahon is a Commission member of The Irish Manuscripts Commission
as well as senior treasurer of IHSA. Her research interests are
Twentieth century Irish, European and Commonwealth history. Her
published work includes Republicans and Imperialists: Anglo-Irish
Relations in the 1930s (Yale University Press, 1984. “ Ireland, the
Empire and the Commonwealth”, in Kevin Kenny (ed.), Ireland and the
British Empire ( Oxford University Press, 2004). “ Ireland and the
Evolution of Dominion Status in India, Burma and the Commonwealth
1942-49”, in Joseph M. Skelly & Michael Kennedy (eds), Irish Foreign
Policy 1919-1966 (Four Courts Press, 2000).
We will be meeting at the Siobhan McKenna theatre, which is at the
back of the Arts Millennium building, at 7.30 p.m. To find the
theatre, head to the back of the Millennium building, up the stairs
and turn left. Walk past the Dean’s office and down to the end of the
corridor and voila!
The talk will last for about an hour, with an informal Q&A session
Hope to see you there!