The University of Dublin Fund and the School of Histories and Humanities invite you to attend the second


Annual Public Lecture in American History


Professor Garry Gerstle, the James G. Stahlman Professor of American History and Professor of Political Science at Vanderbilt University, will deliver a public lecture entitled:


“Democracy and Money in America: A Historical Perspective on the Election of 2012”


This lecture by a leading scholar in American political history will offer a historical account of money in American politics from the American Revolution to the present day.  Gerstle will explain why elections in America are so long, labor intensive, expensive, and provide frequent opportunities for people with money to influence politics.


Event Details


Date: 30th October 2012

Time: 7pm

Venue: Synge Theatre, Trinity College Dublin


All are welcome to attend.


For further details, please contact Jennifer Scholtz in the Department of History at or at 018961020.