Thesis title: Transnational connections between the Russian and Irish Revolutions, 1905 - 1923
Anna completed her undergraduate degree in History at the University of Exeter before completing an MSc at the University of Edinburgh. Her PhD looks at the transnational connections between the Russian and Irish Revolutions 1905 to 1923 and is funded by an AHRC studentship.
MSc, University of Edinburgh, Distinction.
BA, University of Exeter, First Class Honours.
Responsibilities & affiliations
Co-convenor for the Modern Irish History seminar series at the University of Edinburgh (2018-19).
Steering Committee member of the Centre for the Study of Modern and Contemporary History (2020 to present).
Postgraduate Commitee member of the Centre for the Study of Modern and Contemporary History (2020 to present).
Affiliated research centres
Event on 'The Spectre that came Alive: Reactions to the Bolshevik Revolution', Edinburgh Open History Society, Royal Scots Club, Edinburgh, March 2019.
Annual Conference of the Study Group on the Russian Revolution, University of Leuven, Antwerp, January 2020.
First-Year PhD Conference, University of Edinburgh, April 2019.
'New Directions in Irish History', Teesside University, Middlesbrough, February 2019.
University of Edinburgh and University of Cambridge Irish History Workshop, Edinburgh, January 2019.
'Limerick 1918-23: New Approaches', Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, September 2018.
University of Edinburgh and University of Cambridge Graduate Irish History Workshops, December 2017, January 2019, January 2020, January 2021.
Matthew Rendle and Anna Lively, 'The Antirevolutionary Commemoration: The Centenary of 1917 in Russia', History and Memory, vol 33 (2021), 3-45.
Anna Lively, 'Book Review: Limerick: The Irish Revolution, 1912-23. By John O'Callaghan. Dublin: Four Courts Press: 2018. Derry: The Irish Revolution, 1912-23. By Adrian Grant. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2018', Irish Historical Studies, vol. 43 (2019), 357-8.
Anna Lively, 'Exhibition Review: Three Colours of Truth: The Centenary of the Civil War in Russia', Revolutionary Russia, vol. 32 (2019), 290-4.
Matthew Rendle and Anna Lively, 'Inspiring a 'Fourth Revolution?': The Modern Revolutionary Tradition and the Problems surrounding the Commemoration of 1917 in 2017 in Russia', Historical Research, vol. 90 (2017), 230-49.