New Head of History Department

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 13:00

Professor Filipe Ribeiro de Meneses took over from Dr Jacinta Prunty as Head of the Department of History at Maynooth University on 1 September 2018. A member of the Royal Irish Academy, Professor Ribeiro de Meneses joined the Department in 1997. He is best known for his work on Portuguese contemporary history. This year he published, with Dr Robert McNamara of Ulster University, The White Redoubt, the Great Powers and the Struggle for Southern Africa, 1960-1980 (Palgrave).