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Ciara McAllister is a PhD candidate at Queen’s University Belfast, funded by AHRC’s Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership. Her research project, ‘Gendered and Classed: An Intersectional Approach to the Drama and Fiction of the Troubles’ is supervised by Dr. Michael

Amy Finlay- Jeffrey completed a PhD examining spaces of queer liminality within Irish lesbian fiction from 1872– 2017. She currently teaches English in Queen’s University Belfast. Interested in the intersections between literature and spatial anthropology, she has published on contemporary

Gained PhD from Queen’s University Belfast in 2019 for thesis titled “Seamus Heaney and American Poetry”. Publications with Twentieth Century Literature and Irish Studies Review are in press (2021), monograph forthcoming.

Emeritus professor of history, Queen’s University Belfast. Author of Unhappy the Land (2016) and Who Was Responsible for the Troubles?

In August 2020, Alison Garden was awarded a UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship to explore ‘mixed marriage’, or love across the divide, across Ireland from 1801 to the present at Queen’s University Belfast. From 2018-2020 Alison Garden was a Marie Curie

Brian Ó Doibhlin is a graduate of Queen’s University Belfast (BA in Irish and Celtic Studies 2014), Ulster University (MRes in Irish 2017) and NUI Galway (Diploma in Translation Skills 2017). He is currently a third year PhD student researching