Conflict in Ireland, 1916-23
Keynote lecture at ‘Ends and Beginnings: Legacies of the Great War’, British Commission for Military History / National Army Museum / Western Front Association.
Dublin's Great Wars
Paper at 'Ireland, the Revolution and the First World War: Continuities, Ruptures and Legacies (1913-1919)', Irish Cultural Centre, Paris / Embassy of Ireland, France.
Irish Identities in the British Army during the First World War
Keynote lecture at Manpower and the Armies of the British Empire in the Two World Wars, Royal Military College of Canada.
Expressions of communal and individual identities in First World War Centenary Commemorations in Ireland in 2014-15
Paper at 'Ireland: Shared Futures?' conference, University of Rennes 2.
Is the story of the 16th (Irish) and 36th (Ulster) divisions fighting ‘side-by-side’ at Messines a myth, and if so does that matter?
Paper at 'Perspectives on the First World War' conference, Queen Mary University of London.
Myth and the Battle of Messines, June 1917: Building a New Memory of Ireland’s Great War
Paper at Anglo-American History Conference, Institute of Historical Research, London.
Schools and Academic Historians: New Collaborations?
Keynote lecture at conference of London History Network / University of Roehampton.
Commemorating the Great War: Myth, Memory and ‘Military History from the Street
Keynote lecture to University of Ulster / St Patrick’s College (Drumcondra) SCOTENS (Standing Conference on Teacher Education, North and South).
The Politics and Commerce of Facts, Stories and Story Tellers: Challenges for History in the UK Today
Keynote lecture at the conference of the History Teacher Education Network.
Ireland and the Great War: Memory, History and Politics
Paper at Canadian Association of Irish Studies conference at University of Western Ontario.
From Genealogy to Reconciliation: Public Engagement with the Reinterpretation of the First World War in Ireland
Paper at Nordic Irish Studies Association conference, Dalarna University, Sweden.
Governing without a majority. What consequences in Westminster systems?
Paper given at workshop at the University of Montreal.
Veterans as Victims: the Experiences and Rediscovery of Irish Nationalists in the British Military in 1914-1918
Papet at 'Ireland and Victims' conference, University of Rennes 2.
The Place of the First World War in Contemporary Irish Republicanism
Paper at Political Studies Association Annual Conference, Manchester.
The Place of the First World War in Unionist/Loyalist and Republican/Nationalist Narratives: A Case Study of West Belfast
Paper at Political Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference, National University of Ireland, Galway
The place of international policy in inter-war British party politics
Paper at 'Primary of Foreign Policy in British History' workshop, Scottish Centre for War Studies, University of Glasgow.
The Evolution of Liberal Democrat Values, Politics and Policy since 1999
Paper at British Liberal Political Studies Group Annual Conference, University of Birmingham.
Liberalism and social democracy: ideological influences on Liberal Democrat policy
Paper at British Liberal Political Studies Group Annual Conference, University of Wales.
The political history of international policy in Britain, c. 1900-1939
Paper at New Directions in British Political History Conference, Institute of Historical Research.
Austen Chamberlain and Foreign Policy
Paper at 'The Chamberlains of Birmingham' conference, University of Birmingham.