Niamh Cullen is a postdoctoral research fellow in modern Italian history at University College Dublin. While she spent a few years researching the newspapers and periodicals of Piero Gobetti and his fellow antifascist intellectuals in 1920s Turin, her current research looks at dress, social change and popular culture during the Italian ‘economic miracle’, in the 1950s and 60s. She is interested in all aspects of European heritage and culture, from literature and politics to food and fashion.
Patrick Walsh is a Research Fellow in the School of Histories and Humanities in Trinity College Dublin, where he is currently working on the IRCHSS funded Insular Christianity project. His first book The Making of the Irish Protestant Ascendancy: the Life of William Conolly, 1662-1729 was published in 2010. It is also the source of his twitter moniker @speakerconolly. He is interested in all things eighteenth century, economic bubbles, heritage as well as education policy and literature including children’s literature as attested by his contributions to The Little Review so far’.