Public Lecture with Professor Irene Whelan

Fremantle 25 Jun 2019

Join us on Campus for a Public Lecture with Professor Irene Whelan.

"Ireland’s Destiny Unleashed: Catholic Culture and Identity in Ireland, 1916-37"

Thank you for your registration.  We look forward to meeting you on the night.

Date: Tuesday 25 June
Time: 6pm 
Venue: The University of Notre Dame Australia,
Santa Maria Lecture Theatre (ND1), Mouat Street, Fremantle

Free Public Lecture – All welcome.

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  • Professor Irene Whelan

    Irene Whelan is a Professor of History and Director of the Irish Studies Program at Manhattanville College in metropolitan New York. She is a native of Clifden in County Galway, Ireland, and received her undergraduate degree from University College Galway. Her graduate work was completed at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the U.S.. She has written extensively on religious history, with a particular focus on the cultural and political ramifications of sectarian rivalry in Ireland and the diaspora. Her doctoral dissertation on the Irish evangelical movement was published as The Bible War in Ireland. The Second Reformation and the Polarisation of Protestant-Catholic Relations in Ireland, 1800-1840. She is currently working on the ideological origins of the concept of an Irish Catholic ‘spiritual empire.’

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