Unlock the Past Cruises

Irish Heritage in Australasia - Professor Bronwen Walter, BA DPhil Oxon, MA Uni Pennsylvania

Event Information

  • 9 May 2011 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Whare Wananga, Level 2, Central City Library
  • Lorne Street, Auckland
  • New Zealand
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  • Cost: Free

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Central Auckland Research Centre, Auckland Libraries,

is very privileged to present guest speaker

Professor Bronwen Walter, BA DPhil Oxon, MA Uni Pennsylvania

from Anglia Ruskin University to speak to us about Irish family and social history.

Monday 9 May 2011 2.00pm - 3.00pm

Bronwen Walter is Professor of Irish Diaspora Studies and a member of the Sociology teaching team at Anglia Ruskin University.

Bronwen's current research focuses on multi-generational Irish identities in England, Newfoundland and Australasia, exploring English/Irish hybridities and examining linkages between genealogies and citizenship.

Bronwen is internationally recognised for her research on Irish migration to Britain and the wider experiences of the Irish diaspora. Her academic publications include a monograph Outsiders inside: whiteness, place and Irish women (Routledge, 2001) and articles and chapters on a wide range of aspects of Irish emigration and settlement abroad.