The Future State of the Irish in Britain
Prof. Mary Hickman
The Centre for Irish Studies (CIS), St Mary’s University College, and the All-Party Parliamentary Group on the Irish in Britain, Chaired by Chris Ruane MP, are co-hosting the next lecture in the CIS Spring Public Lecture Series 2013.
14th May 2013 at 7pm
Atlee Suite, Portcullis House, Westminster
(Allow time for the security at Portcullis House)
In “The Future State of the Irish in Britain” Prof. Hickman seeks to give an assessment of the current and future state of the Irish in Britain in the context of increasing Irish emigration, austerity, everyday multiculturalism and the growing profile of the Irish diaspora.
Professor Hickman is a Professorial Research Fellow in the Centre for Irish Studies and is a leading figure in Irish migration and diaspora studies She has also served on both British and Irish government committees in an advisory capacity for the Irish in Britain. Emeritus Professor at London Metropolitan University, her latest book Migration and Social Cohesion in the UK (co-authored with Nick Mai and Helen Crowley) is published by Palgrave Macmillan. In 2014 Women and the Irish Diaspora, co-edited with Jim MacPherson, will be published (Manchester University Press). For further details see the CIS website:
The series so far has featured Laura Izarra (USP) and Maurice Walsh (Kingston University) and it will close with an evening with the novelist Julia O’Faolain on 29th May. At 7pm at St Mary’s University College, Senior Common Room.
RSVP is essential for entry. Kathy Grant email@example.com