Forgetful Remembrance: Social Forgetting and Vernacular Historiography of a Rebellion in Ulster (Oxford University Press: Oxford and New York, 2018). 709 pp.
Remembering the Year of the French: Irish Folk History and Social Memory (University of Wisconsin Press: Madison, 2007, paperback edn 2009). 466 pp.
Select Recent chapter and articles:
Guy Beiner, ‘A Short History of Irish Memory in the Long Twentieth Century’ in Thomas Bartlett (ed.), The Cambridge History of Ireland (Cambridge and New York, 2018), vol. 4: Modern Ireland, 1880-2016, pp 708-25.
The Formation of Modern Irish Memory, C.1740–1914’ in Eugenio F. Biagini and Mary E. Daly (eds.), The Cambridge Social History of Modern Ireland (Cambridge, 2017), pp 586-93.
‘Locating Local Tradition: The Sociocultural Construction of Irish Folk History’ in Diarmuid Ó Giolláin (ed.), Irish Ethnologies (Notre Dame, Indiana, 2017), pp 158-77.
The Enigma of “Roddy McCorley Goes to Die”: Forgetting and Remembering a Local Rebel Hero in Ulster’ in Éva Guillorel, David Hopkin and William G. Pooley (eds.), Rhythms of Revolt: European Traditions and Memories of Social Conflict in Oral Culture (London and New York, 2017), pp 327-57.
‘Troubles with Remembering; or, the Seven Sins of Memory Studies’ in Dublin Review of Books, no. 94 (2017), online.
‘Irish Studies and the Dynamics of Disremembering’ in Marguérite Corporaal, Christopher Cusack and Ruud van den Beuken (eds.), Irish Studies and the Dynamics of Memory: Transitions and Transformations (Oxford and Bern, 2017), pp 297-321.
‘Severed Heads and Floggings: The Undermining of Oblivion in Ulster in the Aftermath of 1798’ in Fionnuala Dillane, Naomi McAreavey and Emilie Pine (eds.), The Body in Pain in Irish Literature and Culture (Houndmills and New York, 2016), pp 77-97.
Making Sense of Memory: Coming to Terms with Conceptualisations of Historical Remembrance’ in Richard S. Grayson and Fearghal McGarry (eds.), Remembering 1916: The Easter Rising, the Somme and the Politics of Memory in Ireland (Cambridge, 2016), pp 13-23.
Guy Beiner, ‘Probing the Boundaries of Irish Memory: From Postmemory to Prememory and Back’ in Irish Historical Studies, 39, no. 154 (2014), pp 296-307.
Guy Beiner, ‘Fenianism and the Martyrdom-Terrorism Nexus in Ireland before Independence’ in Dominic Janes and Alex Houen (eds.), Martyrdom and Terrorism: Pre-Modern to Contemporary Perspectives (Oxford and New York, 2014), pp 199-220.