Professor Marianne Elliott
History, Ireland, France, Religion and Conflict
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.