Dr Liz Walker received a British Academy Small Research Grant to study the experiences of fathers who had spent time in prison. Here she reveals that it is a complex picture.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in British Academy Review, No. 15 (March 2010).
Dr Caroline Page received a British Academy Small Research Grant to study the interplay between official propaganda and public opinion on the Vietnam War in Australia and New Zealand, 1965–1973. Here she reveals how the need to be perceived as good allies of the US drew the two countries into greater involvement in the war.
Professor Marianne Elliott FBA, Director of the Institute of Irish Studies at the University of Liverpool, discusses the legend that grew from the trial and death of Robert Emmet,
and its place in the development of Irish nationalist expression.