John Bristow, b. 1938 (Recording I)
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John Bristow, b. 1938 (Recording I)


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Track 1: Background in England, early education, and his service in the RAF. Studied Economics at the University of Manchester. Track 2: His appointment as Lecturer at Queen’s University Belfast in 1963Track 3: His appointment to the Economics Department at Trinity College in 1969, and his first impressions. Track 4: The various committees on which he served in Trinity College. Track 5: Dean of Faculty in the 1970sTrack 6: Recalling Provost LyonsTrack 7: The awarding of degrees at DIT Cathal Brugha Street, and the participation of Trinity students in college government. Track 8: Rescinding the ban on Catholic students attending Trinity. The introduction of a teacher training programme. Track 9: The Department of Economics and its staff and students in the 1970s. His decision to vote against the Maastricht Treaty. Track 10: Dean of Trinity College in the 1980s during the tenure of Provost Bill Watts.

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Trinity College, Dublin, Collection



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48 hours

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8.09 MB, 7.14 MB, 6.60 MB, 7.88 MB, 12.51 MB, 8.81 MB, 14.25 MB, 10.08 MB, 8.49 MB

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Fellow Emeritus, Associate Professor of Economics

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore