Peter Gray (historian)
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Peter Gray (born 1965) is Professor of Modern Irish History at Queen's University Belfast. He specializes in the history of British-Irish relations in the 19th century, particularly the Great Irish Famine.
He is a member of the International Network of Irish Famine Studies, and a member of the Irish Association of Professional Historians. Gray was Head of the School of History and Anthropology and Professor of Modern Irish History at Queen's University Belfast from 2010 to 2015. In 2015 Gray was an Eaton Visitor Fellow at the University of New Brunswick, researching the impact of the Great Famine on New Brunswick.
Professor Donald MacRaild of the University of Ulster called Famine, Land and Politics "by far the best book written on the Famine".
- Famine, Land and Politics: British Government and Irish Society, 1843-50 (Dublin, Irish Academic Press, 1999).
- The Irish Lord Lieutenancy: c. 1541-1922, Peter Gray and Olwen Purdue eds., (2012).
- The Memory of Catastrophe, with Kendrick Oliver (Manchester University Press, 2004).
- La Grande Famine en Irlande, 1845-1851. with Pauline Collombier-Lakeman (Paris: Editions Fahrenheit, 2015).
- "Punch and the Great Famine", History Ireland, Issue 2 (Summer 1993)
- "The Irish Poor Law and the Great Famine", Helsinki, 2006
- "Members", International Network of Irish Famine Studies, Radboud University, Nijmegen
- University College Dublin Press
- "Irish Historian Dr. Peter Gray visits UNB", University of New Brunswick, November 12, 2015
- MacRaild, Donald. review of Famine, Land and Politics: British Government and Irish Society, 1843-50, Reviews in History, (review no. 173), February 2001
- "Queen's University Academic Staff".
- "The Irish Potato Famine", BBC, iWonder
- Modern Ireland Podcasts, The Historical Association
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