ADAPT Academic Professor Jane Ohlmeyer features on Talking History Podcast to discuss new book ‘Making Empire: Ireland, Imperialism and the Early Modern World’

16 January 2024

ADAPT Academic and Erasmus Smith’s Professor of Modern History at Trinity College Dublin, Jane Ohlmeyer recently featured as a guest on the podcast Talking History with Patrick Geoghegan. In the episode titled “Ireland and Imperialism,” Professor Ohlmeyer engages in a discussion alongside Professor Brian McGing, Emeritus Professor of Greek at Trinity College Dublin, and Professor Micheál Ó Siochrú, Professor in Modern History and Head of the School of Histories and Humanities at Trinity College Dublin. Together, they delve into the impact of colonialism on Irish history and Ireland’s participation in imperial endeavors. 

Prof. Ohlmeyer also discusses her new book ‘Making Empire: Ireland, Imperialism and the Early Modern World,’ exploring the influence of imperial processes on early-modern Ireland’s evolution and examining the role of both Catholic and Protestant Irish individuals in contributing to the establishment of global empires.

Listen to the podcast here.