FESTIVAL 2021

Jane Ohlmeyer: Ireland, Empire and the Early Modern World

Sat, Aug 7, 2021 2pm Talk: Ireland, Empire and the Early Modern World – Professor Jane Ohlmeyer

Professor Jane Ohlmeyer, MRIA, FTCD, FRHistS, is Erasmus Smith’s Professor of Modern History (1762) at Trinity College Dublin. She was the founding Head of the School of Histories and Humanities and Trinity’s first Vice-President for Global Relations (2011-14).  She was a driving force behind the 1641 Depositions Projectand the development of the Trinity Long Room Hub Arts and Humanities Research Institute which she directed (2015-20). Since 2015, she has been chair of the Irish Research Council. She is the PI for ‘Shape-ID’, ‘Shaping Interdisciplinary Practices in Europe’ and a MSCA Co-fund called ‘Human+’, both funded by European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme. She is the author or editor of numerous articles and 11 books. She is currently working on a book on ‘Ireland, Empire and the Early Modern World’ which she gave as the Ford Lectures in Oxford (2021).  

Twitter: @janeohlmeyer| Email: jane.ohlmeyer@tcd.ie