Directory of Experts

Fionna Barber, Manchester School of Art

  • Irish art and visual culture; visualising gender, sexuality and embodiment; Northern Ireland conflict and post-conflict art/ visual culture; trauma

Dr Richard Barlow, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

  • James Joyce; Irish Modernism; Irish and Scottish Studies

Dr Scott Brewster, University of Lincoln

  • Modern and Contemporary Irish literature; Northern Irish poetry; Irish Gothic

Dr Gemma Clark, University of Exeter

  • Modern Irish History, especially violence, popular protest, nationalism, Anglo-Irish politics, the Irish Revolution (1912–23); civil war; arson

Dr Sophie Cooper, Northumbria University

  • Irish diaspora history; Irish in Australia & United States; women religious; nineteenth century; education

Christy Evans, Coláiste na nGael, Former European Commission Language Ambassador

  • The Irish language

Dr Brian Griffin, Bath Spa University

  • Police and crime in nineteenth and early twentieth-century Ireland; sport in Victorian and Edwardian Ireland, especially cycling; Fenianism

Dr Keith Hopper, Kellogg College, Oxford; studying at King’s College London

  • Modern and contemporary Irish Literature & Film; Modernism & Post-modernism; Critical Theory; Adaptation Studies; Digital Humanities

Mx Lloyd (Meadhbh) Houston, Hertford College, University of Oxford

  • Irish Modernism; Modernist Studies; Censorship and Obscenity; Social History of Medicine, Gender, Sexuality, and the Body

Dr George Legg, King’s College London

  • Irish & British Literature; Capitalism; Political Violence; Urban Studies; Cultural Theory

Dr Eleni Loukopoulou

  • James Joyce; Modernist Studies; History of the Book; Literary London; Medical Humanities

Professor James McAuley, University of Huddersfield

  • Ulster Unionist politics; Loyalist politics; Memory and the Conflict; Political Violence

Dr Terence McBride, Open University

  • Irishness in Victorian Scotland; Irish Home Rulers and Early Labour
    Movement in Scotland; Glasgow Free Press and Irish Civic in 1850s/60s Glasgow

Dr Caroline Magennis, University of Salford

  • Contemporary Writing, Irish Fiction, Northern Irish Culture, Theoretical Approaches to Gender, Sexuality and the Body

Prof. Catherine Nash, Queen Mary University of London

  • Irish cultural geographies, national belonging, genealogical and genomic relatedness, the Border

Professor Michael Parker, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford University Department of Continuing Education

  • Northern Ireland literature history, politics and culture; Irish Poetry and Fiction; Seamus Heaney

Dr Maggie Scull, King’s College London

  • Irish Catholic Church, Religious History, the Northern Ireland ‘Troubles’, Entangled History, Catholicism, Peace and Reconciliation Studies

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