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Dr James McConnel

Associate Professor

Department: Humanities

James joined Northumbria University as a Senior Lecturer in 2008. Before that, he was a Lecturer at Ulster University between 2006 and 2008 and a research assistant at a number of British and Irish universities.

James McConnel


  • Irish History PhD June 30 2002
  • History MA June 30 1998
  • History BA (Hons) June 30 1996

Key Publications

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  • ‘Out in the Cold’?: The children of the Irish Parliamentary Party and the Irish Free State, McConnel, J. 1 May 2018, In: Irish Historical Studies
  • “Time and circumstance work great changes in public sentiment”, McConnel, J. 30 Jul 2017, English Ethnicity and Culture in North America, University of South Carolina Press
  • ‘Après la guerre’: John Redmond, The Irish Volunteers, and Armed Constitutionalism, 1913–1915, McConnel, J. 1 Dec 2016, In: The English Historical Review
  • The GAA and the Irish Parliamentary Party, 1913-18, McConnel, J. 1 Oct 2015, The GAA & Revolution in Ireland 1913-1923, The Collins Press
  • The Irish Parliamentary Party and the Third Home Rule crisis, McConnel, J. Jun 2013
  • The 1688 Landing of William of Orange at Torbay: Numerical Dates and Temporal Understanding in Early Modern England, McConnel, J. 2012, In: The Journal of Modern History
  • Remembering the 1605 Gunpowder Plot in Ireland, 1605–1920, McConnel, J. 2011, In: Journal of British Studies
  • John Redmond and Irish Catholic loyalism, McConnel, J. 2010, In: The English Historical Review
  • Introduction, McConnel, J. 2009, Ireland and Scotland in the Nineteenth Century, Four Courts Press
  • Introduction, McGarry, F., McConnel, J. 2009, The black hand of republicanism: the fenians and history, Dublin, Irish Academic Press

PGR Supervision

  • Daniel Riddell Start: 01/10/2019
  • Ann-Marie Foster The Ephemera of Remembrance in the Wake of War and Disaster, c. 1899-1939 Start: 01/10/2015

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

Modern Ireland


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