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Queen’s academics admitted to the Royal Irish Academy

Two of our colleagues from the School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Janice Carruthers and Richard Schoch were admitted to the Royal Irish Academy alongside 27 new members for 2021 through a remote Admittance Ceremony on 21 May.

The RIA is an all-island independent forum of peer-elected experts.  Membership of the Academy is the highest academic honour in Ireland and members are admitted in recognition of their outstanding academic achievements.   Janice is a world-leading expert on the French language and on Language Policy.  Richard is an internationally recognised scholar of theatre history and Shakespeare in performance.  Read more

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