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Dr. Ciaran O'Neill

Associate Professor 19th Century History (History)

  Elites and Education   Irish and British History 1800-1920   Irish Social History   Public History
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External Examiner (History and Politics), Institute of Irish Studies, University of Liverpool 2019
Member: The Docklands Oversight and Consultative Forum. (DOCF) is a statutory body appointed by the Minister for Housing, Planning & Local Government. 2020
Chair of a Learned Society: President of the Society for the Study of Nineteenth Century Ireland 2014
Language Skill Reading Skill Writing Skill Speaking
English Fluent Fluent Fluent
Finnish Basic Basic Basic
French Medium Basic Basic
Irish Fluent Medium Medium
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President: Society for the Study of Nineteenth Century Ireland 2014 2018
Founder member: Transnational Ireland Research Network 2012
American Conference for Irish Studies 2013
Irish Historical Studies 2011 2015
International Federation for Public History 2012
The Literary Americanisation of Ireland in, editor(s)Fionnuala Walsh , America in Ireland: Culture and Society 1841-1925 , Cambridge University Press, 2023, [Ciaran O'Neill], Book Chapter, ACCEPTED
Ciaran O'Neill and Finola O'Kane, Ireland, Slavery and the Caribbean; Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1, Manchester University Press, 2022, Book, IN_PRESS
'In Search of Excess: Lambert Blair and Irish Merchant networks in the Caribbean in, editor(s)Ciaran O'Neill and Finola O'Kane , Ireland, Slavery and the Caribbean; Comparative Perspectives, , Manchester University Press, 2022, [Ciaran O'Neill], Book Chapter, IN_PRESS
Ciaran O'Neill, Harvard Scientist seeks Typical Irishman': Measuring the Irish Race 1888-1936, Radical History Review, (143), 2022, p89 - 108, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
S Karly Kehoe and Ciaran O'Neill, A Catholic Atlantic?, Journal of Victorian Culture, 2022, Journal Article, ACCEPTED
Education and Elites in, editor(s)Tanya Fitzgerald , Internatonal Handbook of Historical Studies in Education: Debates, Tensions and Directions, Singapore, Springer, 2020, pp1 - 11, [Ciaran O'Neill and Petter Sandgren], Notes: [], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
'How should historians approach elites?, in, editor(s)Mikael Palme, Bertand Reau and Francois Denord , Researching Elites and Power. Theory, Method, Analyses, Singapore, Springer, 2020, pp159 - 168, [Ciaran O'Neill], Notes: [], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Juliana Adelman and Ciaran O'Neill, Love, Consent, and the Sexual Script of a Victorian Affair in Dublin, Journal of the History of Sexuality, 29, (3), 2020, p388 - 417, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Ciaran O'Neill and Emma Donoghue, 'The cage of my moment': a conversation with Emma Donoghue about history and fiction, Journal of Historical Fictions, 2, (2), 2019, p126 - 141, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Bourgeois Ireland, or, on the benefits of keeping one's hands clean in, editor(s)James Kelly , The Cambridge History of Ireland, III, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2018, pp517 - 541, [Ciaran O'Neill], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED

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The Irish Artist in the World: Culture, Markets, and Modernity,' i in, editor(s)Marty Fahey , Who do We Say We Are? Irish art 1922 | 2022, South Bend, Indiana, Snite Museum of Art, 2022, pp42 - 53, [Ciaran O'Neill], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Ciaran O'Neill and Billy Shortall, 'Seeing ireland ',, 2022, -, Digital research resource production, PUBLISHED
Ciaran O'Neill, The Public History of Slavery in Dublin , 24th Annual Gilbert Lecture, Dublin City Library and Archive, 2022, 1 - 32pp, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Ciaran O'Neill, 'Dublin's Lost Wetlands and the Technosphere,', SYSTEMS, Science Gallery Dublin, 2021, -, Exhibition, PUBLISHED
Sylvie Kleinman, Ireland and the '£20 millions swindle Irish names in the British Legacy of Slavery database, History Ireland, 29, (3), 2021, p26-29 , Notes: [This illustrated article overviews slaveowners resident in Ireland compensated after 1834 when slavery was abolished in the British colonies, as an outreach exercise replying to occasionally unscholarly public history and web conversations arising out of the legacies debate. A synopsis of slaveowner backgrounds challenges the perception that they were all affluent, male, Anglo-Irish and Protestant. It higlights the agency of Daniel O'Connell and his interactions with Thomas Fowell Buxton, little known in Ireland though a graduate of Trinity College Dublin, and includes a rare print portraying a mature Marquis of Sligo, 'Champion of the Slaves.], Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Debruyne, Christophe, Anne Kearns, Ciaran O'Neill, Mary Colclough, Laura Grehan, and Declan O'Sullivan(ed.), 13th ACM Web Science Conference 2021, DALIDA: Data Literacy Discussion Workshops for Adults." , 2021, 23-25 p, Proceedings of a Conference, PUBLISHED
Ciaran O'Neill, Review of Catholicism, Identity, and Politics in the Age of Enlightenment: The Life and Career of Sir Thomas Gascoigne 1745-1810., by Alexander Lock , Church History, 86, (3), 2017, p911-12 , Review, PUBLISHED
Ciaran O'Neill, 'Exhibition Catalogue Essay', The Foggy Dew, Dublin, RHA, 2016, 10 - 13, Exhibition, PUBLISHED
Ciaran O'Neill, Review of Divergent Paths, by John Herson , Economic History Review, 69, (2), 2016, p718-9 , Review, PUBLISHED
Ciaran O'Neill, 'Promoting Catholics of Consequence (2014)', Talking History, 2015, -, Broadcast, PUBLISHED


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Patrick B O'Donnell Visiting Professor, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, USA (Spring 2019) 5 months 2019
Burns Library Scholar, Boston College, USA (Fall/Winter, 2018) 5 months 2018
James S. Donnelly Sr. Prize for Best Book in History and the Social Sciences, ACIS 2015
Provost's Teaching Award, Trinity College Dublin 2015
Provost's PhD Project Award, Trinity College Dublin (2019) 2019
Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow, University of São Paulo, Brazil - SPECTRESS Project - 3 months 2014
NUI Travelling Studentship 2007
BAIS Postgraduate Bursary 2007
TLRH - Research Incentive Grant 2014
Fellow of Trinity College Dublin 2019
Visiting CRC Fellow, St Mary's University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (Summer, 2018) 2018
IRC New Foundations Award (2016) 2016
EU-DARIAH Public Humanities Award (2016) 2016
Insight Development Grant, Canadian SSHRC (2019) 2019