Thomas Bartlett, University of Aberdeen
Please join us Friday, November 8th at 3 Pm in 424 Flanner Hall for a talk with Thomas Bartlett, Distinguished Visiting Scholar. Thomas Bartlett is currently the Chair in Irish Studies at the University of Aberdeen. Prior to this post, he was the Professor of Modern Irish History at University College Dublin since 1995. He is a highly regarded historian of eighteenth century Ireland and a member of the Royal Irish Academy. His most recent work Ireland : A History (Cambridge University Press 2010) is hailed as much needed one volume history of Ireland. Additional publications are McCartney in Ireland, 1769-72, Calendar of the Chief Secretaryship, Papers on Sir George McCartney (Belfast, 1979); with David Hayton (ed.), Penal Era and Golden Age (Belfast, 1979); The Fall and Rise of the Irish Nation: the Catholic Question, 1690-1830 (Dublin, 1992); with Keith Jeffrey (ed.), A Military History of Ireland (Cambridge, 1996); Life and Times of Theobald Wolfe Tone (Lilliput, 1998); with David Dickson, Dáire Keough and Kevin Whelan (ed.), 1798: A Bicentenary Perspective (Dublin, 2003) and Revolutionary Dublin, 1795-1801, The Letters of Francis Higgins to Dublin Castle (Dublin, 2004).