The Legacy of the 1921 Anglo-Irish Treaty: panel discussion14 October 2021
On Monday 18th October, in partnership with the Royal Irish Academy, and the British Academy, the Irish Embassy in London will host a panel discussion on the legacy of the Anglo-Irish Treaty 1921.
The panel will reflect on the significance and legacy of the 1921 Anglo-Irish Treaty, which was signed in London on 6 December 1921 by British and Irish representatives, concluding the Irish War of Independence and providing for the establishment of the Irish Free State in 1922. The panel will also examine how the talks reflected evolving positions and how it reshaped Anglo-Irish relations and relations in these islands.
The panellists are:
- Emeritus Professor Marianne Elliott OBE FBA Hon. MRIA, former Director of the Institute of Irish Studies, University of Liverpool
- Emeritus Professor Roy Foster FBA Hon. MRIA, Emeritus Professor of Irish History, University of Oxford
- Dr John Gibney, Assistant Editor of the Dcuments on Irish Foreign Policy (DIFP) series, Royal Irish Academy
- Dr Margaret O'Callaghan, Reader in History and Politics, Queen's University Belfast
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