Friday, April 27, 2018
4:30 p.m.
East Pyne 010
FREE and open to the public

Irish historian and scholar Alvin Jackson gives a lecture on “John Redmond and Edward Carson:  Bloodshed, Borders and the Union State.” This lecture concludes the Spring 2018 Fund for Irish Studies lecture series.

The event is part of a series presented by Princeton University’s Fund for Irish Studies. Free and open to the public.

The Fund for Irish Studies is generously sponsored by the Durkin Family Trust and the James J. Kerrigan, Jr. ’45 and Margaret M. Kerrigan Fund for Irish Studies. Sponsorship also provided by Culture Ireland


alvin jackson

Photo by Johnny Bambury

ALVIN JACKSON is the Sir Richard Lodge Professor of History at the University of Edinburgh. He studied Modern History at Corpus Christi College and Nuffield College, Oxford, and completed a D.Phil. in 1986. Previously, Jackson was a British Academy Post-Doctoral Fellow; Lecturer in Modern History at University College Dublin; Professor of Modern Irish History at Queen’s University Belfast; and the John Burns Visiting Professor at Boston College, Massachusetts.

At the University of Edinburgh, Jackson has served as Head of the School of History, Classics and Archaeology and recently as Dean of Research and Deputy Head of the College of Humanities and Social Science.

Jackson’s research has been supported by three major national awards – a British Academy Research Readership in the Humanities (2000), a British Academy-Leverhulme Senior Research Fellowship (2009), and a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship (2014). He is an Honorary Member of the Royal Irish Academy and a Member of the Academia Europaea.

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