Kevin Bean teaches Irish politics at the Institute of Irish Studies, University of Liverpool: his research interests include theories of nationalism and national identity, state counter-insurgency policy and practice, and the emerging post-Good Friday Agreement polity in Northern Ireland. He has written on the Peace Process and the political evolution of the Provisional Republican movement in newspapers, magazines and journals.
The New Politics of Sinn Féin (2007)
The New Departure (University of Liverpool Occasional Paper 1995)
Republican Voices (edited with Mark Hayes 2001)
‘Defining Republicanism’ in The Long Road to Peace in Northern Ireland (ed. M. Elliott 2002)
"Without ideas forged in the clash of opposition - there is no way forward. The Battle of Ideas is a must do event."
Lynne Featherstone MP, Liberal Democrats