Abigail Fletcher (MA, BA (Oxon))

Thesis title: "From Partition to Decriminalisation: Homosexuality in Northern Ireland 1921-1982"


Abigail graduated from Magdalen College, Oxford, in 2019, with a First Class BA in History, where her undergraduate research looked at LGBT activism in Northern Ireland 1982-2002. She received her MA History from Queen's University Belfast, having studied gender-based peace activism in Northern Ireland from 1969-1995. She began her doctoral project at the University of Edinburgh in September 2020, which is supported by the Justin Arbuthnott Scholarship in Modern Irish History. 


Current research interests

Abigail's doctoral project examines the regulation, reform and lived experience of homosexuality in Northern Ireland 1921-1982.

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