National Identity

The National Identity Lecture Series

Frank McDonough is the organiser of the high profile lecture series at Liverpool John Moores University entitled: New Perspectives on National Identity. This series has attracted a number of world leading experts to discuss this most important aspect of history and the modern world.

The series began in September 2010 an has since become a major feature of the public lectures offered by the School of Humanties and Social Science. Many of the lectures have been filmed.

Dr Peter Frankopan – The Silk Roads: Questioning the Eurocentric view of history

Don Boyd: Representations of National Identity in British Films

Janet Suzman: South Africa: National Identitly is a Matter of the Heart

Professor Sarah Churchwell: F.Scott Fitzgerald’s Uncanny Intuition and The Dying of the American Dream

Stuart Maconie – Hope and Glory: The Days That Shaped British National Identity

Sir Richard J Evans – German National Identity