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Dr. Barrie Wharton

Research Interests

Issues of Cultural Identity, Islamist Movement; Contemporary Islam in Europe; Ireland and the Spanish Civil War; Spanish Cultural Studies, European Cinema.

Professional Activities

Award

  • 2004 - Awarded scholarship for lecture tour of Greece
  • 1998 - Silver Shield of Honour (Highest Civilian Honour)
  • 1994 - College of Humanities PhD scholarship
  • 1994 - Perpetual Silver Medal
  • 1991 - UL /Universidad de Valladolid (Spain) scholarship
  • 0 - Honorary Shield of University of Asyut
  • 0 - Medalla de Honor: Universidad de Valladolid (Spain)
  • - Awarded scholarship for lecture tour of Spain
  • - UL /Universidad de Valladolid (Spain) scholarship
  • - Teaching Excellence Award
  • - Hennessy New Irish Writer of the Year Final Shortlist
  • - Senior Research Fellowship; NCRE (New Zealand)
  • - Summer Scholarship to Univ. de Alcala de Henares (Spain)
  • - Final Shortlist Peter Ball Sports Journalist of Year Award
  • - Irish Participant Ionian Conference 1999
  • - Inscribed King Hassan II Volume

Committee

  • 2004 Welcoming Committee for Romano Prodi Honorary Doctorate,
  • 1999 Centre of European Studies, University of Limerick,
  • 1899 Instituto Camoes,
  • 1899 Departmental Research Committee,
  • 1899 Asyut Governorate Civic Forum,
  • 1899 Instituto Cervantes,
  • 1899 International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World,
  • 1899 Member of Al-Ahram National Centre for Strategic and Political Studies,
  • 1899 Committee of the Regions after Treaty of Amsterdam ,
  • 1899 Departmental Public Relations Committee,
  • Wecoming Committe for Visit of Dr. Boutros Boutros-Ghal in Ireland,
  • Association for Contemporary Iberian Studies,
  • National Centre for Resarch on Europe, New Zealand,
  • Institute for the Study of Knowledge and Society (ISKS),
  • University Association for Contemporary European Studies,
  • European Migration Research Forum,

Employment

  • 2002 University of Limerick - Lecturer
  • 1999 University of Limerick - Junior Lecturer
  • 1998 University of Limerick - Research Associate
  • 1997 Egyptian Foreign Ministry - Consultant
  • 1997 University of Limerick - Research Fellow
  • 1996 Governorate of Asyut (Egypt) - Adviser
  • 1995 Colegio Agustiniano, Leon, Spain - Spanish Course Coordinator
  • 1993 Dpto. de Historia Medieval, Univ. de Valladolid - Translator
  • 1993 Cairo University, Cairo (Egypt) - Language Teacher
  • 1991 University of Valladolid (Spain) - University Teacher

Education

  • 1997 University of Limerick - Ph.D.
  • 1996 Universidad de Valladolid - Postgraduate Diploma
  • 1994 University of Limerick - B.A. 1st class hons.

Publications

Books

2004

The integration of Islam in the European Union; prospects and Challenges
Wharton, B
(2004) The integration of Islam in the European Union; prospects and Challenges
Athens : Eliamep Athens

2002

Limerick Spanish Civil War Archive
Wharton, B
(2002) Limerick Spanish Civil War Archive
Wharton, Barrie(Ed.) Limerick : University of Limerick Limerick

2001

Crossing Boundaries: Spanish Across Cultures
Wharton, B
(2001) Crossing Boundaries: Spanish Across Cultures
Wharton, Barrie and Serrano, Nancy(Ed.) Limerick : University of Limerick Press Limerick

1999

Voices from the Silence-The origins and rise of the contemporary Islamist movement in Egypt
Wharton, B
(1999) Voices from the Silence-The origins and rise of the contemporary Islamist movement in Egypt
Cairo : Farouk Press Cairo

1998

La Sexta Columna-Un analisis del papel portugues en la Guerra Civil Espanola (1936-1939), (monograph)
Wharton, B
(1998) La Sexta Columna-Un analisis del papel portugues en la Guerra Civil Espanola (1936-1939), (monograph)
Salamanca : Ministerio de Cultura (Spain)-Seccion Guerra Civil Salamanca

1998

Limerick Anthology of Arab Affairs
Wharton, B
(1998) Limerick Anthology of Arab Affairs
Wharton, Barrie and Adawy, Nabil(Ed.) Limerick : University of Limerick Press Limerick

1998

Society and Culture in Bahrain-Contemporary Challenges and Future Prospects
Wharton, B; al-Hassan, O; Adawy, N
(1998) Society and Culture in Bahrain-Contemporary Challenges and Future Prospects
London : Gulf Centre for Strategic Studies. London

Book Chapters

2008

The challenge of co-existence ? Islam and Europe in the twenty-first century
Wharton, B
(2008) The challenge of co-existence ? Islam and Europe in the twenty-first century
In Knowledge Identities and Governance; Challenges for contemporary Europe; London : Edward Elgar pp. 86-101 London

2008

From Shukri Mustafa to the ashwaiyat;: Utopianism in Egyptian Islam
Wharton, B
(2008) From Shukri Mustafa to the ashwaiyat;: Utopianism in Egyptian Islam
In Exploring the Utopian Impulse; Oxford; New York; Vienna : Peter Lang pp. 397-416 Oxford; New York; Vienna

2004

Muslims in European Society
Wharton, B
(2004) Muslims in European Society
In Who Are The Europeans Now ?; pp. 136-158

1998

Paradigms of Political Stability and Societal Disintegration- A comparative analysis of Islamist resurgence in Algeria and Tunisia
Wharton, B
(1998) Paradigms of Political Stability and Societal Disintegration- A comparative analysis of Islamist resurgence in Algeria and Tunisia
In Limerick Anthology of Arab Affairs; Limerick : University of Limerick Press Limerick

Peer Reviewed Journals

2012

more than just movida; popular music and socio-cultural change in 1980's spain
barrie wharton
(2012) more than just movida; popular music and socio-cultural change in 1980's spain
In Scripta Mediterranea; The Inter. J. Of The Canadian Inst. For Mediterranean Stu;

2011

cultivating cultural change through cinema; youssef chahine and the creation of national identity in nasser's egypt
barrie wharton
(2011) cultivating cultural change through cinema; youssef chahine and the creation of national identity in nasser's egypt
In Africana;

2011

looking beyond the veil; islam, ignorance and identity in the new Europe
barrie wharton
(2011) looking beyond the veil; islam, ignorance and identity in the new Europe
In Imago Europae;

2011

all amout almodovar; a revisionist assessment of the cultural revolution in post-transition Spain
barrie wharton
(2011) all amout almodovar; a revisionist assessment of the cultural revolution in post-transition Spain
In Voces Hispanas: Australian Journal Of Hispanic Studies;

2010

a history of counterterrorism and international power relations
barrie wharton
(2010) a history of counterterrorism and international power relations
In Journal Of Contemporary European Research;

2008

Twin towers of cultural confusion ? contemporary crises of identity in Europe and European Islam
Wharton, B
(2008) Twin towers of cultural confusion ? contemporary crises of identity in Europe and European Islam
In Global Security, Peace And Change (Taylor And Francis/Routledge); pp. 41-58

2008

De Lisboa a La Legion; las relaciones hispano-lusas y el conflicto espanol (1926-1939)
Wharton, B
(2008) De Lisboa a La Legion; las relaciones hispano-lusas y el conflicto espanol (1926-1939)
In Estela-The Spanish Journal Of Military History; pp. 16-31

2007

From Salazarism to Soares; a comparative analysis of the emergence of the party system in contemporary Portugal
Wharton, B
(2007) From Salazarism to Soares; a comparative analysis of the emergence of the party system in contemporary Portugal
In Al-Dimukratiya-Al-Ahram International Journal Of Democracy; pp. 50-60

2007

Reflections on the new fiests nacional(ista); soccer and society on contemporary Spain
Wharton, B
(2007) Reflections on the new fiests nacional(ista); soccer and society on contemporary Spain
In Soccer And Society (Taylor And Francis/Routledge); pp. 601-613

2006

The impact and legacy of twentieth-century Spanish colonial policy on the socio-political development of Guinea Ecuatorial
Wharton, B
(2006) The impact and legacy of twentieth-century Spanish colonial policy on the socio-political development of Guinea Ecuatorial
In Gefame-The Journal Of African Studies (University Of Michigan); pp. 14-29

2006

Elections and Democracy; a comparative analysis of the British and Irish experiences and their legacies for the Arab world
Wharton, B
(2006) Elections and Democracy; a comparative analysis of the British and Irish experiences and their legacies for the Arab world
In Al-Dimukratiya-Al-Ahram International Journal Of Democracy; pp. 42-52

2005

Only a game? Football and power in contemporary Spain
Wharton, B
(2005) Only a game? Football and power in contemporary Spain
In Voces Hispanas: Australian Journal Of Hispanic Studies; pp. 44-56

2005

Ancient foes or new neighbours?; The relationship between the contemporary Islamist movement in North Africa and Europe
Wharton, B
(2005) Ancient foes or new neighbours?; The relationship between the contemporary Islamist movement in North Africa and Europe
In Cultura Europea;

2005

Masters and Servants; The Spanish Civil War in Equatorial Guinea
Wharton, B
(2005) Masters and Servants; The Spanish Civil War in Equatorial Guinea
In Scripta Mediterranea; The Inter. J. Of The Canadian Inst. For Mediterranean Stu;

2005

European Islam or Islamic Europe? An examination of the position of Muslims in the 21st century European Union
Wharton, B
(2005) European Islam or Islamic Europe? An examination of the position of Muslims in the 21st century European Union
In Al-Dimukratiya-Al-Ahram International Journal Of Democracy; pp. 17-28

2004

Los legionarios de Limerick y el conflicto espanol
Wharton, B
(2004) Los legionarios de Limerick y el conflicto espanol
In Estela-The Spanish Journal Of Military History; pp. 20-41

2004

From Espana ye-ye to Espana je-je, subversion and spanishness in the mise-en-scene of Bigas Lunas Iberian Trilogy
Wharton, B
(2004) From Espana ye-ye to Espana je-je, subversion and spanishness in the mise-en-scene of Bigas Lunas Iberian Trilogy
In Film And Film Culture; pp. 133-142

2003

Between Arab brothers and Islamist foes; the evolution of the contemporary Islamist movement in Libya
Wharton, B
(2003) Between Arab brothers and Islamist foes; the evolution of the contemporary Islamist movement in Libya
In The Journal Of Libyan Studies;

2002

La ultima cruzada irlandesa; La Guerra Civil Espanola y el papel irlandes
Wharton, B
(2002) La ultima cruzada irlandesa; La Guerra Civil Espanola y el papel irlandes
In Investigaciones Historicas;

2001

The Last Crusade: New Perspectives on Limerick's role in the Spanish Civil War
Wharton, B
(2001) The Last Crusade: New Perspectives on Limerick's role in the Spanish Civil War
In Old Limerick Historical Journal;

2000

Chameleons of compromise; Monarchy and Society in the new Spain.
Wharton, B
(2000) Chameleons of compromise; Monarchy and Society in the new Spain.
In Scripta Mediterranea; The Inter. J. Of The Canadian Inst. For Mediterranean Stu;

1997

Raza and the Cinema of the Crusade-The use of the Cinema as a form of political discourse in Franco's Spain.
Wharton, B
(1997) Raza and the Cinema of the Crusade-The use of the Cinema as a form of political discourse in Franco's Spain.
In University Of Limerick Political & Economic Review;

Conference Publications

2008

Ca' Foscari Public Lecture
Wharton, Barrie
(2008) Ca' Foscari Public Lecture

2007

Division of Humanities Public Lecture
Wharton, Barrie
(2007) Division of Humanities Public Lecture

2007

Annual Spinelli Lectures 2007
Wharton, Barrie
(2007) Annual Spinelli Lectures 2007

2007

Annual National Centre for Research on Europe Lecture
Wharton, Barrie
(2007) Annual National Centre for Research on Europe Lecture

2007

School of Asian and European Languages and Cultures Annual Research Lecture
Wharton, Barrie
(2007) School of Asian and European Languages and Cultures Annual Research Lecture

2007

University of Canterbury Guest Lecture Series 2007
Wharton, Barrie
(2007) University of Canterbury Guest Lecture Series 2007

2006

Irish Institute of Hellenic Studies Annual Lecture
Wharton, Barrie
(2006) Irish Institute of Hellenic Studies Annual Lecture

2006

Annual Muculmanos em Espacos Lusofonos Lecture, ICS.
Wharton, Barrie
(2006) Annual Muculmanos em Espacos Lusofonos Lecture, ICS.

2006

NCRE Roundtable Seminar Series 2006
Wharton, Barrie
(2006) NCRE Roundtable Seminar Series 2006

2006

European University Centres Network (EUCN) (Australasia) Annual Conference
Wharton, Barrie
(2006) European University Centres Network (EUCN) (Australasia) Annual Conference

2005

Annual Public Lecture of Athens University of Economics and Business- Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence
Wharton, Barrie
(2005) Annual Public Lecture of Athens University of Economics and Business- Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2005

International Ralahine Conference on Utopian Studies: Exploring the Utopian Impulse
Wharton, Barrie
(2005) International Ralahine Conference on Utopian Studies: Exploring the Utopian Impulse
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2005

Annual Conference of Association for Contemporary Iberian Studies
Wharton, Barrie
(2005) Annual Conference of Association for Contemporary Iberian Studies
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2004

Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy Invited Speaker Series
Wharton, Barrie
(2004) Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy Invited Speaker Series
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2004

Aperturas International Conference (Instituto Cervantes)
Wharton, Barrie
(2004) Aperturas International Conference (Instituto Cervantes)
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2003

Annual Dept. of History Public Guest Lecture
Wharton, Barrie
(2003) Annual Dept. of History Public Guest Lecture
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2002

Annual Aula Magna Lecture
Wharton, Barrie
(2002) Annual Aula Magna Lecture
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2002

Civic Forum for Social Research
Wharton, Barrie
(2002) Civic Forum for Social Research
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2002

VII Congreso de Cultura Europea
Wharton, Barrie
(2002) VII Congreso de Cultura Europea
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2001

Universidad de Valladolid Guest Lecture Series
Wharton, Barrie
(2001) Universidad de Valladolid Guest Lecture Series
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2001

EUROFOR Annual Conference
Wharton, Barrie
(2001) EUROFOR Annual Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2001

Limerick City Library Winter Lecture Series No. 1
Wharton, Barrie
(2001) Limerick City Library Winter Lecture Series No. 1
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2001

Foreign Ministry Guest Lecture
Wharton, Barrie
(2001) Foreign Ministry Guest Lecture
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2001

University of Tehran Public Lecture
Wharton, Barrie
(2001) University of Tehran Public Lecture
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2000

Instituto Cervantes Christmas Lecture
Wharton, Barrie
(2000) Instituto Cervantes Christmas Lecture
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2000

Hebrew University of Jerusalem International Conference on Ethnic Radicalization
Wharton, Barrie
(2000) Hebrew University of Jerusalem International Conference on Ethnic Radicalization
pp. *-*

2000

30th European Migration Research Forum
Wharton, Barrie
(2000) 30th European Migration Research Forum
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

1999

Ireland/Spain Cultural Exchange Annual Lecture
Wharton, Barrie
(1999) Ireland/Spain Cultural Exchange Annual Lecture
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

1999

National Committee for Foreign Affairs Invited Speaker Series
Wharton, Barrie
(1999) National Committee for Foreign Affairs Invited Speaker Series
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

1999

Trinity College Public Lecture Series
Wharton, Barrie
(1999) Trinity College Public Lecture Series
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

1999

Annual Ionian Conference-Integrating the New Europe
Wharton, Barrie
(1999) Annual Ionian Conference-Integrating the New Europe
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

1999

Instituto Cervantes Winter Seminar Series No.1
Wharton, Barrie
(1999) Instituto Cervantes Winter Seminar Series No.1
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

1998

Annual Ramadan Lecture
Wharton, Barrie
(1998) Annual Ramadan Lecture
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

1998

University of Sofia Public Lecture
Wharton, Barrie
(1998) University of Sofia Public Lecture

1998

London International Conference of the European Migration Research Forum
Wharton, Barrie
(1998) London International Conference of the European Migration Research Forum
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

1998

Annual Conference of the National Committee for Foreign Affairs of the Royal Irish Academy on Human Rights in the 21st Century
Wharton, Barrie
(1998) Annual Conference of the National Committee for Foreign Affairs of the Royal Irish Academy on Human Rights in the 21st Century
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

1996

Conference of National Committee for Foreign Affairs
Wharton, Barrie
(1996) Conference of National Committee for Foreign Affairs
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

Conference Contributions

1998

Varna University Invited E.U. Lectures
(1998) Varna University Invited E.U. Lectures

Other Publications

2007

The Europa Lectures 2001-2006
Wharton, B
(2007) The Europa Lectures 2001-2006
In Journal Of Contemporary European Research; pp. 166-168

2006

Saber quem lidera as mezquitas e vital na Europa
Wharton, B; Coelho, AP
(2006) Saber quem lidera as mezquitas e vital na Europa
(Ed.)

2003

Catalogue to the Stradling Collection
Wharton, B; Berry, R
(2003) Catalogue to the Stradling Collection
University of Limerick Library(Ed.)

2000

The European Periphery (Ireland, Spain, Portugal) and Youth Policy
Wharton, B
(2000) The European Periphery (Ireland, Spain, Portugal) and Youth Policy
Centre for Research on Federalism: University of Tubingen, Germany.(Ed.)

1999

Summer in Peralta
Wharton, B
(1999) Summer in Peralta

1999

The European Periphery (Ireland, Spain, Portugal) and the Committee of the Regions
Wharton, B
(1999) The European Periphery (Ireland, Spain, Portugal) and the Committee of the Regions
Centre for Research on Federalism: University of Tubingen, Germany.(Ed.)

1999

The Role of the Monarchy in Contemporary Spanish Society
Wharton, B
(1999) The Role of the Monarchy in Contemporary Spanish Society
In Advances In Case-Based Reasoning;

1998

Islam and the Western Media
Wharton, B
(1998) Islam and the Western Media

1998

The Wharton Case-The words that changed our history
Wharton, B
(1998) The Wharton Case-The words that changed our history

1998

The Seminary of San Vicente
Wharton, B
(1998) The Seminary of San Vicente
(Ed.)

1998

The future for Egypt
Wharton, B
(1998) The future for Egypt

1997

A Spanish Christmas
Wharton, B
(1997) A Spanish Christmas

1996

The Father who knew Rafa Gordillo
Wharton, B
(1996) The Father who knew Rafa Gordillo