The 2019-20 Arbuthnott Lecture will be delivered by Professor Diarmaid
Ferriter MRIA (University College Dublin). This event was postponed from
28 November, 2019.
Diarmaid Ferriter is one of Ireland's best-known historians and is
Professor of Modern Irish History at UCD. His most recent book is The
Border: the legacy of a century of Anglo-Irish politics (2018). His
earlier books include The Transformation of Ireland 1900-2000 (2004),
Judging Dev: A Reassessment of the life and legacy of Eamon de Valera
(2007), Occasions of Sin: Sex and Society in Modern Ireland (2009) and
Ambiguous Republic: Ireland in the 1970s (2012) and A Nation and not a
Rabble: The Irish Revolution 1913-23 (2015) He is a regular broadcaster
on television and radio and a weekly columnist with the Irish Times. In
2010 he presented a three-part history of twentieth century Ireland, The
Limits of Liberty, on RTE television.