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Dr Niamh Gallagher

Fellow
Subject: History
Niamh Gallagher is author of Ireland and the Great War: A Social and Political History (London: Bloomsbury Academic Press, 2019) which won the Royal Historical Society's 2020 Whitfield Prize and co-editor of The Political Thought of the Irish Revolution (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2022).

She was a postgraduate student of St Catharine's and is currently postgraduate tutor of finance. 

Niamh has appeared frequently on the media and co-convenes The Future of the Island of Ireland seminar series.

Niamh is currently the recipient of a lectureship in modern Irish history generously funded by the Irish Government's Department of Foreign Affairs' Peace and Reconciliation Fund.

Niamh is available for consultancy.
Postgraduate Tutor (Finance)
University Associate Professor in Modern British and Irish History

Niamh Gallagher is author of Ireland and the Great War: A Social and Political History (London: Bloomsbury Academic Press, 2019) which won the Royal Historical Society's 2020 Whitfield Prize and co-editor of The Political Thought of the Irish Revolution (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2022).

She lectures in the history of modern Britain and Ireland and convenes a range of courses across the undergraduate and postgraduate year groups. She has written on the cultural and social history of the First World War and is currently working on the history of Ireland and end of the British Empire.

Niamh has appeared frequently on the media (see below). She co-convenes The Future of the Island of Ireland seminar series which was awarded an Arts and Humanities Impact Fund grant to develop the project. In 2021, she was a member of the Independent Historical Advisory Panel for Northern Ireland.

Niamh is currently the recipient of a lectureship in modern Irish history generously funded by the Irish Government's Department of Foreign Affairs' Peace and Reconciliation Fund.

Niamh is available for consultancy.

 

Media, press and public engagement

Monographs, edited collections and invited chapters

  • N. Gallagher ‘Winston Churchill, the Irish, and the "Irish Question"’ in Allen Packwood (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Winston Churchill, Cambridge (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2023).
  • R. Bourke and N. Gallagher (eds), The Political Thought of the Irish Revolution (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2022).
  • N. Gallagher, 'Reordering the world in the aftermath of the First World War' in N. Ireland Centenary Historical Advisory Panel's, N. Ireland: 100 years (Belfast: Ulster University Press, 2022).
  • N. Gallagher, 'Breaking down binaries: empire, the First World War and partition' in President of Ireland's Machnamh 100: Empire (President's Office, 2021).

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(2020) Winner of the Royal Historical Society's Whitfield Prize; (2013) St Catharine Prize for Distinction in Research, St Catharine’s College, Cambridge; (2011) Members’ History Prize and Fund, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge
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