Conference 28, Historical Studies XXVI


28th Irish Conference of Historians, Queen’s University Belfast, 18–20 May 2007: Empires and their Contested Pasts

Archived Material:


  • Robert J. Blyth and Keith Jeffery, The British empire and its contested pasts: Historical Studies XXVI (Dublin, 2009).

Conference 27, Historical Studies XXV

27th Irish Conference of Historians, Trinity College Dublin, 19-21 May 2005

Eunan O’Halpin, Robert Armstrong, Jane Ohlmeyer (ed.), Historical Studies XXV: papers read before the Irish Conference of Historians, held in Dublin on 19-21 May 2005 (Dublin & Portland: Irish Academic Press, 2006)

Table of Contents:

Acknowledgements p. vii

Conventions and Maps p. viii

List of Abbreviations p. ix

Notes on Contributors p. xi

Foreward by Christopher Andrew p. xiv

Diplomats, soldiers, sailors and spies, 13th to 18th centuries pp. 1-2

Alastair J. Macdonald, Lecturer in History, University of Aberdeen, ‘Did intelligence matter? Espionage in later medieval Anglo-Scottish relations’, pp. 3-16

Paul M. Dover, Assistant Professor of History, Kennesaw State University, Georgia, ‘ The resident ambassador and the transformation of intelligence gathering in Renaissance Italy’, pp. 17-34

Elaine Murphy, Research student, Trinity College, Dublin, ‘ The English navy abd intelligence in Ireland in the 1640s’, pp. 35-47

Micheal O Siochru, Lecturer in History, University of Aberdeen, ‘English military intelligence in Ireland during the Wars of the Three Kingdoms’, pp. 48-64

Joanna Waley-Cohen, Professor of History, New York University, ‘The Qing Empire and international power’, pp. 65-76

Strategy and subversion: Ireland, Great Britain and the United States, pp. 77-78

Thomas Bartlett, Professor of Modern Irish History, University College, Dublin, ‘Three failures and a success: Dublin Castle’s intelligence, 1796-1803’, pp. 79-93

Bernadette Whelan, Senior Lecturer in History, University of Limerick, ‘The consuls who helped sink a fleet: Union consuls in Ireland, intelligence and the American civil war’, pp. 94-106

Keith Jeffery, Professor of British History, Queen’s University, Belfast, ‘Irish intelligence and British was planning, 1910-14’, pp. 107-118

Anne Dolan, Lecturer in History, Trinity College, Dublin, ‘The IRA, intelligence and Bloody Sunday, 1920’, pp. 119-131

Eunan O’Halpin, Professor of Contemporary Irish History, Trinity College, Dublin, ‘Intelligence and Anglo-Irish relations, 1922-73’, pp. 132-150

Imperial power and global conflict: ancient Rome to the contemporary West pp. 151-152

Rose Mary Sheldon, Professor of History and Head of Department of History, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA, ‘Trajan’s Parthian adventure: with some modern caveats’, pp. 153-174

Kate O’Malley, works for Royal Irish Academy’s Documents on Irish Foreign Policy series, ’Indian Political Intelligence (IPI): the monitoring of real and possible danger?’, pp. 175-185

Geoffrey Roberts, Associate Professor of History, University College, Cork, ‘ Stalin and foreign intelligence during the Second World War’, pp. 186-202

Robert McNamara, Civil servant and occasional lecturer, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, ‘ ‘let’s make it clear that we’ll get him sooner or later’: British covert action against Nasseer’s Egypt in the aftermath of Suez’, pp. 203-221

Yee-Kuang Heng, Lecturer in Political Science, Trinity College, Dublin, ‘The Iraq crisis: intelligence driven or risk driven?’, pp. 222-234

Index, pp. 235

Conference 26, Historical Studies XXIV

26th Irish Conference of Historians, Magee College/University of Ulster, 2003

Neil Garnham and Keith Jeffery, Culture, place and identity: Historical Studies XXIV (Dublin, 2005).

Conference 24, Historical Studies XXII

24th Irish Conference of Historians, University College Cork, 20-22 May 1999: Information, Media and Power through the Ages

Further information:
Bill Sweeney, ‘Information, Media and Power through the Ages, 24th Irish Conference of Historians, University College Cork 20-22 May 1999’ in History Ireland, vii, no. 3 (1999), p. 8. (available from History Ireland)

Hiram Morgan (ed.), Information, media and power through the ages: Historical Studies XXII (Dublin, 2001).

Conference 23, Historical Studies XXI

23rd Irish Conference of Historians, St Patrick’s College, Maynooth, 16–18 May 1997: Luxury and Austerity

J.R. Hill and Colm Lennon (eds), Luxury and austerity, Historical Studies, 21: papers read before the 23rd Irish Conference of Historians held at St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth, 16-18 May, 1997: Historical Studies XXI (Dublin, 1999).

Conference 22, Historical Studies XX

22nd Irish Conference of Historians, University College Dublin, 18-22 May 1995

Judith Devlin and Ronan Fanning (eds), Religion and Rebellion: papers read before the 22nd Irish Conference of Historians, held at University College Dublin 18-22 May 1995: Historical Studies XX (Dublin, 1997).