Professor Marianne Elliott

History, Ireland, France, Religion and Conflict

Elected 2002

From Belfast, Northern Ireland. BA Queen's University Belfast, DPhil Oxford University. Role in Northern Ireland peace process, particularly as a member of the international peace commission, Opsahl Commission, 1992-93 and co-author of its report, A Citizens' Inquiry (1993). Co-founder Conference of Irish Historians in Britain (1976) and British Association for Irish Studies (1985). Awarded OBE 2000 for services to peace in Northern Ireland and Irish Studies in Britain. Elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 2002. Delivered Ford Lectures in Oxford in 2005.

Current post

Professor Emeritus, University of Liverpool

Past appointments

University of Liverpool Professor Emeritus

Jan 2015 -

University of Liverpool Blair Chair and Director, Institute of Irish Studies, University of Liverpool

Jan 1997 - Jan 2015

University of Liverpool Andrew Geddis and John Rankin Professor of Modern History

Jan 1993 - Jan 2008

Birkbeck College University of London Lecturer in History

Jan 1991 - Jan 1993

University of Manchester Simon Research Fellow

Jan 1988 - Jan 1990

University of Liverpool Research Fellow

Jan 1984 - Jan 1987

Publications

Partners in revolution: the United Irishmen and France 1982

Wolfe Tone: prophet of Irish indepenence 1989 (2nd edn. 2011)

The Catholics of Ulster: a history 2000

The Long Road to Peace in Northern Ireland 2002 (2nd edn. 2007)

Robert Emmet: Making of a Legend 2003

When God Took Sides: Religion and Identity in Ireland 2009

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