• Dr Colin Barr

Colin Barr is the author of The European Culture Wars in Ireland: The Callan Schools Affair, 1868-1880 (2010) and Paul Cullen, John Henry Newman, and the Catholic University of Ireland, 1845-1865 (2003), and the editor (with Hilary M. Carey) of Religion and Greater Ireland: Christianity and Irish Global Networks, 1750-1850 (2016) and (with Michele Finelli and Anne O’Connor) Nation/ Nazione: Irish Nationalism and the Italian Risorgimento (2014). His most recent book is Ireland’s Empire: The Roman Catholic Church in the English-speaking world, 1830-1914, which will be published by Cambridge University Press in 2018. He has held academic appointments in Ireland and the United States, is a fellow of the Royal Historical Society, and has been a visiting fellow at the University of Newcastle, Australia, and Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge. He is presently Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland.


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