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Professor Nicholas Canny FBA

About this Fellow

History, especially the History of Early Modern Ireland, Britain and Europe and Atlantic History

Website: http://www.nuigalway.ie/history/canny/

Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of History, National University of Ireland, Galway

Past Appointments

  • , Scientific Council, European Research Council, 2012 - 2015
  • President, Royal Irish Academy, 2008 - 2011
  • Professor of History, National University of Ireland, 1979 - 2009
  • Emeritus Professor of History, National University of Ireland, 2009

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