Date(s) - 18/10/2013
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
MHSI Annual Lecture
Lecturer: Professor Eugenio F. Biagini
Subject: ‘Methodists in Southern Ireland: Responses to changing identity and culture in Post-Independent Ireland 1922–1962’
Eugenio Biagini is Professor of Modern and Contemporary History and Fellow of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge. He is an Italian historian, specializing in British, Irish and Italian liberalism. He is best known for his work in free trade economics and ideology, the Italian risorgimento, Irish national identity, and the religious dimension of popular radicalism in the nineteenth century. He is author of British Democracy and Irish Nationalism, 1876-1906 (Cambridge University Press, 2007) and Gladstone (Palgrave Macmillan, 2000) of which it was said ‘Of the many biographies of Gladstone his is the most concise but also arguably the most profound’.