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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

Book

Book Chapter

2008

The challenge of co-existence ? Islam and Europe in the twenty-first century
Wharton, B
Knowledge Identities and Governance; Challenges for contemporary Europe

2008
2004

Muslims in European Society
Wharton, B
Who Are The Europeans Now ?

Conference Contribution

Conference Publication

2008

Ca' Foscari Public Lecture
Wharton, Barrie

2007
2002

Annual Aula Magna Lecture
Wharton, Barrie

2002
2002
2001
2001

EUROFOR Annual Conference
Wharton, Barrie

1998
1998

Annual Ramadan Lecture
Wharton, Barrie

Other Publication

2007

The Europa Lectures 2001-2006
Wharton, B
Journal Of Contemporary European Research

2003
1999

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

1999

Summer in Peralta
Wharton, B

1998
1998
1998
1997

A Spanish Christmas
Wharton, B

Peer Reviewed Journal

2012

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

2011

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

2010

a history of counterterrorism and international power relations
barrie wharton
Journal Of Contemporary European Research

2008

Twin towers of cultural confusion ? contemporary crises of identity in Europe and European Islam
Wharton, B
Global Security, Peace And Change (Taylor And Francis/Routledge)

2008

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

2007

Reflections on the new fiests nacional(ista); soccer and society on contemporary Spain
Wharton, B
Soccer And Society (Taylor And Francis/Routledge)

2007
2005
2005

Only a game? Football and power in contemporary Spain
Wharton, B
Voces Hispanas: Australian Journal Of Hispanic Studies

2005

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

2004

Los legionarios de Limerick y el conflicto espanol
Wharton, B
Estela-The Spanish Journal Of Military History

2000

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