Six Troubled Counties – A History of Northern Ireland
Created in the chaotic aftermath of the First World War, Northern Ireland had a troubled birth and continues to be troubled by sometimes bloody communal divisions. As Private Secretary to Sir Patrick Mayhew, the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland in the 1990’s, Dr Rodell witnessed first hand both the height of the troubles and the beginning of the process which led to the Good Friday agreement.
Tutor: Dr Jonathan Rodell
Dinner Friday 13 – Lunch Sunday 15 March
Fees (£): 395 338 338 226
Dr Jonathan Rodell studied History at Pembroke College, Cambridge and received his doctorate for a thesis on popular religion in the 18th And 19th centuries. In 2012 he was a visiting fellow at Southern Methodist University, Dallas. The focus of his work is on grassroots history and the impact of religious ideas upon the lives of ordinary people. He is the author of several articles and of ‘The Rise of Methodism: a study of Bedfordshire 1736-1851’ (BHRS, 2014).