Roy Foster is Carroll Professor of Irish History at the University of Oxford, and a Fellow of the British Academy. He held a British Academy Wolfson Research Professorship, 2009-2012.
Professor R F Foster FBA was awarded a British Academy Medal in 2015 for his book ‘Vivid Faces: The Revolutionary Generation in Ireland 1890-1923’ (published 2014, paperback 2015, Penguin). He talks to Professor Richard English FBA about the significance of the book as we approach the centenary of the Easter Rising. (Recorded 30 September 2015; release date 5 February 2016)
Professor Roy Foster FBA, author of ‘Vivid Faces: The Revolutionary Generation in Ireland 1890-1923’, was interviewed by Professor Richard English FBA, to discuss the hopes and expectations of Ireland's revolutionary generation - as we approach the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising.