Professor Bernadette Whelan, Private and public lives of first ladies in 1920s Ireland
Bernadette Whelan is Professor Emeritus in the University of Limerick and is a member of the Royal Irish Academy. She publishes extensively on American Irish diplomatic relations. Her publication De Valera and Roosevelt. Irish and American Diplomacy in Times of Crisis, 1932-1939 (Cambridge University Press, 2021) was awarded the American Conference of Irish Studies Lawrence J. McCaffrey Prize for Books on Irish America. She is co-editor of Documents on Irish Foreign Policy published bi-annually by the Royal Irish Academy, Irish Department of Foreign Affairs and the National Archives of Ireland. Currently, she is completing a manuscript titled 'First ladies and first gentlemen: The evolution of a role, Ireland, 1919-2011'.
This seminar will be in-person in 27 University Square 27UQ/01/003 and online via MS Teams.