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Roy Foster discusses Ireland’s revolutionary generation

Professor R F Foster FBA was awarded a British Academy Medal in 2015 for his book Vivid Faces: The Revolutionary Generation in Ireland 1890-1923 (published 2014, paperback 2015, Penguin).

He talks to Professor Richard English FBA about the significance of the book as we approach the centenary of the Easter Rising.

Speakers:
Professor Roy F Foster FBA, Carroll Professor of Irish History at the University of Oxford
Professor Richard English FBA, Wardlaw Professor of Politics at the University of St Andrews

Recorded 30 September 2015
Release date 5 February 2016

A version of this conversation is published in British Academy Review 27 (February 2016).