The Annual Seamus Deane Lectures

The 2022 Annual Seamus Deane Honorary Field Day Lecture will be delivered by the distinguished political scientist Dr Brendan O’Leary on the theme of “Key Questions in Irish Reunification”.

Professor Brendan O’Leary

The lecture will take place at The Playhouse, on Artillery Street in Derry, on Saturday 3 September 2022 at 7pm.

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This series is a platform for airing new ideas by leading artists and thinkers. Lectures are delivered in regional cities and towns across Ireland with the aim of shifting the centre of intellectual discovery every year.

Speakers have included: Bernadette Devlin McAliskey, Dr Bryan McMahon, Seamus Deane, Conor Kenny and Angus Mitchell.

Visit our YouTube channel to get all the recordings, or look at the main items below.




2017 (Galway)

2017 (Derry)