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Professor Roy Foster FBA

About this Fellow

Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of Irish History, University of Oxford; Professor of Irish History and Literature, Queen Mary University of London

Past Appointments

  • Emeritus Professor of Irish History, University of Oxford, 2017
  • Carroll Professor of Irish History, University of Oxford, University of Oxford, 1991 - 2017
  • Professor of Modern British History, Birkbeck College University of London, 1989 - 1991
  • Professor of Irish History and Literature, Queen Mary University of London, 2017

Publications

Modern Ireland 1600-1972 1988

1970

Paddy and Mr Punch: connections in Irish and English history 1993

1970

W B Yeats, a life. Vol I: The apprentice mage, 1865-1914 1997

1970

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