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Liam Harte

Professor of Irish Literature, University of Manchester

Liam Harte is Professor of Irish Literature at the University of Manchester. His research interests span the fields of modern Irish fiction and autobiography, as well as the literature and culture of the Irish diaspora. His publications include Reading the Contemporary Irish Novel: 1987-2007 (Wiley Blackwell, 2014), A History of Irish Autobiography (Cambridge University Press, 2018) and The Oxford Handbook of Modern Irish Fiction (Oxford University Press, 2020), the paperback edition of which appeared in 2023. He was the principal investigator on a three-year oral history project entitled Conflict, Memory and Migration: Northern Irish Migrants and the Troubles in Great Britain, which ran from 2019 to 2022 and was funded by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).