Dr Fiona Bateman

Ph.D

Contact Details

Part-Time Teaching Assistant
Huston School Film & Digital
Media
NUI Galway

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Academic Coordinator MA In Public Advocacy and Activism
Huston School of Film And Digital Media
The Bubble
Huston School
Earls Island
NUI Galway

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Part-Time Teaching Assistant
English

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researcher

Biography

Research Interests

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2012) '‘Ireland and the Nigeria Biafra War (1967-1970): Local connections to a distant conflict’'
Fiona Bateman (2012) '‘Ireland and the Nigeria Biafra War (1967-1970): Local connections to a distant conflict’'. New Hibernia Review, [Details]
(2008) 'Defining the Heathen Irish and the Pagan African: Two similar discourses a century apart'
Fiona Bateman (2008) 'Defining the Heathen Irish and the Pagan African: Two similar discourses a century apart'. Social Sciences And Missions, 21 (1):73-96 [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2016) 'Biafra in the Irish Imagination: War and Famine in Banville's An End to Flight and Forristal's Black Man's Country'
Fiona Bateman (2016) 'Biafra in the Irish Imagination: War and Famine in Banville's An End to Flight and Forristal's Black Man's Country' In: Writing the Nigeria-Biafra War. Oxford: Boydell and Brewer. [Details]
(2012) 'Ireland and Biafra: Hunger, History, Politics and Public Opinion'
Fiona Bateman (2012) 'Ireland and Biafra: Hunger, History, Politics and Public Opinion' In: Biafra War, History, and the Politics of Memory. Amherst, NY: Cambria Press. [Details]
(2012) 'The “battlefield of the schoolroom”: Irish children and Ireland's spiritual empire'
Fiona Bateman (2012) 'The “battlefield of the schoolroom”: Irish children and Ireland's spiritual empire' In: Irish Classrooms and British Empire: Imperial contexts in the origins of modern education. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
(2011) 'Introduction'
Fiona Bateman, Lionel Pilkington (2011) 'Introduction' In: Studies in Settler Colonialism: Culture, Politics, Identity. London: Palgrave Macmillan. [Details]
(2008) 'Ireland’s Spiritual Empire: The African Mission Field in the Twentieth Century'
Fiona Bateman (2008) 'Ireland’s Spiritual Empire: The African Mission Field in the Twentieth Century' In: Empires of Religion. Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan. [Details]
(2006) 'An Irish Missionary in India: Thomas Gavan Duffy and The Catechist of Kil-Arni'
Fiona Bateman (2006) 'An Irish Missionary in India: Thomas Gavan Duffy and The Catechist of Kil-Arni' In: Ireland and India: Colonies, Culture and Empire. Dublin: Irish Academic Press. [Details]
(1999) 'English, History and Philosophy'
Tadhg Foley, Fiona Bateman (1999) 'English, History and Philosophy' In: From Queen's Collge to National University: Essays on the Academic History of QCG/UCG/NUI Galway. Dublin: Four Courts Press. [Details]
(1997) 'Introduction'
Tadhg Foley, Fiona Bateman (1997) 'Introduction' In: Irish-Australian Studies: Papers Delivered at the Ninth Irish-Australian Conference. Sydney, Australia/ Galway: Crossing Press Sydney. [Details]

Edited Books

  Year Publication
(2011) Studies in Settler Colonialism: Politics, Identity, Culture.
Fiona Bateman, Lionel Pilkington (Ed.). (2011) Studies in Settler Colonialism: Politics, Identity, Culture Studies in Settler Colonialism: Politics, Identity, Culture. London: Palgrave Macmillan. [Details]
(2000) Irish-Australian Studies: Papers Delivered at the Ninth Irish-Australian Conference, Galway, April 1997.
Fiona Bateman, Tadhg Foley (Ed.). (2000) Irish-Australian Studies: Papers Delivered at the Ninth Irish-Australian Conference, Galway, April 1997 Irish-Australian Studies: Papers Delivered at the Ninth Irish-Australian Conference, Galway, April 1997. Sydney: Crossing Press. [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
(2006) 'Race and Religion: The Irish Encounter with the Pagan in Africa'
Fiona Bateman (2006) 'Race and Religion: The Irish Encounter with the Pagan in Africa' Foilsiú, 5 (1) :37-55. [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2015) The Clarke Studios Symposium, Trinity College Dublin,
Fiona Bateman (2015) The African Connection: Clarke Studios and Ireland's Foreign Missions. [Invited Lecture], The Clarke Studios Symposium, Trinity College Dublin, Trinity College Dublin , 06-FEB-15 - 06-FEB-15. [Details]
(2013) Towards 2016: Old and New Irelands, EFACIS, NUI Galway,
Fiona Bateman (2013) This Unfortunate Affair: Ireland and Biafra 1967-70. [Conference Paper], Towards 2016: Old and New Irelands, EFACIS, NUI Galway, NUI Galway , 05-JUN-13 - 07-JUN-13. [Details]
(2013) Media, Culture and Empire,
Fiona Bateman (2013) 'This unfortunate affair': The relationship between Ireland and Biafra 1967-70'. [Conference Paper], Media, Culture and Empire, London School of Economics , 24-MAY-13 - 24-MAY-13. [Details]
(2012) the Catholic Historical Society of Ireland Annual Conference,
Fiona Bateman (2012) The Irish foreign missions in Africa: garden or battlefield?. [Conference Paper], the Catholic Historical Society of Ireland Annual Conference, NUI Maynooth , 02-NOV-12 - 03-NOV-12. [Details]
(2011) ACIS ‘Global Networks and Local Ties’, University of Wisconsin, Madison,
Fiona Bateman (2011) ‘Ireland and the Nigeria Biafra War (1967-1970): Local connections to a distant conflict’. [Conference Paper], ACIS ‘Global Networks and Local Ties’, University of Wisconsin, Madison, University of Wisconsin, Madison , 30-MAR-11 - 02-APR-11. [Details]
(2011) New Voices in Irish Criticism, ‘Emergent Voices: Tradition and Dissent’, University College Dublin,
Fiona Bateman (2011) ‘our glory-hunting do-gooders’: Dissent and the Irish campaign in support of Biafra. [Conference Paper], New Voices in Irish Criticism, ‘Emergent Voices: Tradition and Dissent’, University College Dublin, UCD , 17-JUN-11 - 18-JUN-11. [Details]
(2010) Ireland and Biafra’, Moore Institute, NUI Galway,
Fiona Bateman (2010) ‘Ireland and Biafra – An Introduction’. [Conference Paper], Ireland and Biafra’, Moore Institute, NUI Galway, NUI Galway , 30-SEP-10 - 01-OCT-10. [Details]
(2010) Ireland and Modernity, Queen’s University Belfast,
Fiona Bateman (2010) ‘Ireland and the war in Nigeria (1967-1970): Modernity, Ethics and Tradition’. [Conference Paper], Ireland and Modernity, Queen’s University Belfast, Queens University Belfast , 11-NOV-10 - 13-NOV-10. [Details]
(2010) Education and Empire, NUI Galway,
Fiona Bateman (2010) The 'battlefield of the schoolroom': Irish children and Ireland's spiritual empire. [Conference Paper], Education and Empire, NUI Galway, NUI Galway , 24-JUN-10 - 26-JUN-10. [Details]
(2009) International Conference on the Biafra Nigeria Civil War: Our Stories and Lessons Learnt, Marquette University,
Fiona Bateman (2009) ‘Ireland and Biafra: Hunger, History, Politics and Public Opinion’,. [Conference Paper], International Conference on the Biafra Nigeria Civil War: Our Stories and Lessons Learnt, Marquette University, Marquette University , 25-SEP-09 - 26-SEP-09. [Details]
(2006) Empires of Religion,
Fiona Bateman (2006) Ireland's Spiritual Empire: The Discourse of Irish Catholic Missionaries in the 20th Century. [Conference Paper], Empires of Religion, Global Irish Institute, University College Dublin , 20-JUN-06 - 21-JUN-06. [Details]
(2005) Ireland and Race (the Seventh Annual Grian Conference),
Fiona Bateman (2005) Race and Religion: The Irish Encounter with the Pagan in Africa. [Conference Paper], Ireland and Race (the Seventh Annual Grian Conference), New York University , 04-MAR-05 - 06-MAR-05. [Details]
(2005) Orality and Modern Culture (First Galway Conference of Irish Studies),
Fiona Bateman (2005) Subversive Voices: The Silent Women in Irish Film. [Conference Paper], Orality and Modern Culture (First Galway Conference of Irish Studies), NUI Galway , 07-JUN-05 - 10-JUN-06. [Details]
(2004) India and Ireland (4th Galway Conference on Colonialism),
Fiona Bateman (2004) An Irish Missionary in India: Thomas Gavan Duffy and The Catechist of Kil-Arni. [Conference Paper], India and Ireland (4th Galway Conference on Colonialism), NUI Galway , 02-JUN-04 - 05-JUN-04. [Details]
(1999) Defining Colonies (3rd Galway Conference on Colonialism),
Fiona Bateman (1999) Defining the Heathen in Ireland and Africa. [Conference Paper], Defining Colonies (3rd Galway Conference on Colonialism), NUI Galway , 17-JUN-99 - 20-JUN-99. [Details]
(1999) 3rd Galway Conference on Colonialism: ‘Defining Colonies', June 1999, NUI Galway,
Fiona Bateman (1999) Defining the Heathen in Ireland and Africa. [Conference Paper], 3rd Galway Conference on Colonialism: ‘Defining Colonies', June 1999, NUI Galway, NUI Galway , 18-JUN-99 - 21-JUN-99. [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2008 Postdoctoral Fellowship, Texts Contexts Cultures Moore Institute (PRTLI4-funded project)
1998 Government of Ireland Scholarship (PhD) IRCHSS

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
2003 NUI Galway PhD English
1996 NUI Galway MASTERS DEGREE (LEVEL 9) Culture and Colonialism
1986 UCD Bachelor of Social Science Sociology and Social Administration

Modules Taught

  Term/Year Module Title Module Code Subject / Desc
MA in Public Advocacy and Activism Film & Politics FA520
2BA Introduction to Film Studies ENG213
Irish Studies Summer School Representing Ireland - Literature and Film SS115
3BA African Literature ENG232
MA in Culture and Colonialism Cinema and Colonialism EN549
MA in Public Advocacy & Activism Production Projects FA554