“Brexit & the Past and Future of Irish Unification”


“Brexit & the Past and Future of Irish Unification”
by Dr. John Tully October 1st at 2:00 pm in the Carolan Room

During the preparation for and after the United Kingdom’s official departure from the European Union (Brexit), there has been considerable discussion of Brexit’s effect on Irish unification. This talk will examine the original division of the island of Ireland, the implications of Brexit on Irish borders, and the possible future of Northern Ireland.”

Dr. Tully earned his Ph.D. from Ohio State University with a concentration in the history of American Foreign Relations in 2004 and joined the CCSU history faculty that year. He is currently Central’s Interim Vice President for Student Affairs. He has written, cowritten, or coedited three books, with the most recent being The United States and the Rise of Tyrants: Diplomatic Relations with Nationalist Dictatorships Between the World Wars. His first book, Ireland and Irish Americans, 1932-1945: The Search for Identity, grew in part out of his research as a Visiting Fellow at the Clinton Institute for American Studies at University College Dublin. He has won numerous teaching awards and has given talks in Ireland and Poland and presented conference papers at national meetings of the American Historical Association, the Organization of American Historians, the National Council for the Social Studies, the American Conference for Irish Studies, and many others.

Register at: gaclectures@gmail.com.

Tickets $5, Students with ID $2. | Sorry no GAC Scrip or credit cards