QUB Online Series “The Partition of Ireland: Causes and Consequences”

During 2021 Queen’s University Belfast will be hosting a series of online talks to mark the 100th anniversary of the Partition of Ireland. In each online talk a leading academic will address a major theme. Subjects covered in the series will include the complex origins and legacies of partition, the experience of minorities, the Irish border in literature, and class-based and gender-based dimensions. Speakers include Paul Bew, Mary Daly, Alvin Jackson, Jennifer Todd, Marianne Elliott, Diarmaid Ferriter, Roy Foster, Brendan O’Leary, Fearghal McGarry, Jane Ohlmeyer, Graham Walker, Marie Coleman, Margaret O’Callaghan, Henry Patterson and Diane Urquhart.

The series will be recorded and produced by the BBC, with recordings available on the Queen’s University and BBC websites.