Buckingham to share experiences from sabbatical in Ireland

Peter Buckingham, professor of historyPeter Buckingham, Linfield College professor of history, will present “Eyewitness to History: A Sabbatical to Ireland 2016” on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 4 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall at Linfield College.

Buckingham will share the research he conducted during his sabbatical in spring 2016 on the life of James Connolly, an Irish socialist leader in the 19th century, with an emphasis on his American years. He will also discuss the Easter Rebellion, his Moore Fellowship at NUI Galway as well as his experience working at the National Library of Ireland and the National Archives of Ireland.

This talk is free, open to the public and sponsored by the International Programs Office. For more information, call 503-883-2434 or email ipo@linfield.edu.