Dr Pamela O’Neill

Dr Pamela O

BA (Macquarie); JD (UTS); MA with Merit; MJur; PhD; FSA Scot
Honorary Research Associate
, Celtic Studies, University of Sydney
Adjunct Lecturer, Irish Studies, University of New South Wales
Series Editor, Sydney Series in Celtic Studies

Research Interests

  • Early medieval history, archaeology, law, language and literature of Scotland and Ireland
  • The contribution of Irish and Scottish migrants to Australian history and culture
  • Material culture and landscape archaeology
  • Legal systems in social and historical context

Selected Grants

  • 2012: Medieval Irish law texts: scholarly, legal and social development; Stifter D, Ahlqvist A, McLeod N, O'Neill P; Australian Research Council (ARC) / Discovery Projects (DP)

Publications

  • Ahlqvist, A., O'Neill, P., Eds. (2017). Germano-Celtica: A Festschrift for Brian Taylor. Sydney: The University of Sydney.
  • O’Neill, P. (2017). A possible early medieval route across Scotland. In Anders Ahlqvist and Pamela ONeill (Eds.), Germano-Celtica: A Festschrift for Brian Taylor, (pp. 211-225). Sydney: The University of Sydney.
  • O’Neill, P., Ed. (2013). The Land beneath the Sea: Essays in Honour of Anders Ahlqvist’s Contribution to Celtic Studies in Australia. Sydney: The University of Sydney.
  • O’Neill, P. (2013). Old Testament borrowings in early Irish law. In Australian Celtic Journal 11 (pp 55–64).
  • Ahlqvist, A., O’Neill, P., Eds. (2013). Early Irish Law: Text and Context. Sydney: The University of Sydney.
  • O’Neill, P. (2013). Material culture and social development in early Irish law texts. In Anders Ahlqvist and Pamela ONeill (Eds.), Early Irish Law: Text and Context, (pp. 143–159). Sydney: The University of Sydney.
  • Ahlqvist, A., O’Neill, P., Eds. (2013). Celts and their Cultures at Home and Abroad: A Festschrift for Malcolm Broun. Sydney: The University of Sydney.
  • O’Neill, P. (2013). The meaning of Muirbolc: a Gaelic toponymic mystery. In Ahlqvist, A., O’Neill, P. (Eds.), Celts and their Cultures at Home and Abroad: A Festschrift for Malcolm Broun, (pp 229–249). Sydney: The University of Sydney.
  • O’Neill, P. (2013). Control of the means of production in early Irish law. In Studia Celtica Fennica X (pp 81–89).
  • Ahlqvist, A., O’Neill, P., Eds. (2011). Language and Power in the Celtic World. Sydney: The University of Sydney.
  • O’Neill, P. (2011). Unravelling time in early Irish law. In Ahlqvist, A., O’Neill, P. (Eds.), Language and Power in the Celtic World, (pp 323–350). Sydney: The University of Sydney.
  • O’Neill, P., Ed. (2010). Celts in Legend and Reality. Sydney: The University of Sydney.
  • O’Neill, P. (2010). Peregrinatio: punishment and exile in the early Gaelic church. In Australian Celtic Journal 9 (pp 37–48).
  • O’Neill, P. (2008). Law and history: why isn’t rape shield legislation working? In Australia and New Zealand Law and History E-journal 2008.
  • O’Neill, P. (2008). St Vigeans No 1 and No 1a: a reconsideration. In Journal of the Australian Early Medieval Association 4 (pp 159–173).
  • O’Neill, P. (2008). When onomastics met archaeology: a tale of two Hinbas. In Scottish Historial Review 87/1 (pp 26–41).
  • O’Neill, P. (2007). Michael Davitt and John Davitt Jageurs (1895–1916). In Australasian Journal of Irish Studies 6 (pp 43–56).
  • O’Neill, P. (2007). Six degrees of whiteness: Finbarr, Finnian, Finnian, Ninian, Candida Casa and Hwiterne. In Journal of the Australian Early Medieval Association 3 (pp 259–267).
  • O’Neill, P. (2007). A sense of place: monastic scenes in Irish-Australian funerary monuments. In Geary, L. M., McCarthy, A., (Eds.), Ireland, Australia and New Zealand: History, Politics and Culture, (pp 119–134). Cork: Irish Academic Press.
  • O’Neill, P. (2007). Landmarks of another kind: carved stones, setting adrift and early Irish law. In Australia and New Zealand Law and History E-journal 2007.
  • O’Neill, P. (2006). Reading cross-marked stones in Scottish Dalriada. In Journal of the Australian Early Medieval Association 2 (pp 195–208).
  • O’Neill, P. (2005). A Pillar Curiously Engraven; With Some Inscription Upon It’: What Is the Ruthwell Cross? Oxford: Archaeopress.
  • O’Neill, P., Ed. (2005). Exile and Homecoming. Sydney: The University of Sydney.
  • O’Neill, P. (2005). Boundaries, routes and sculptured stones in early medieval Scotland. In O’Neill, P. (Ed.). Exile and Homecoming, (pp 276–288). Sydney: The University of Sydney.
  • O’Neill, P. (2005). The political and ecclesiastical extent of Scottish Dalriada. In Journal of the Australian Early Medieval Association 1 (pp 119–132).
  • O’Neill, P. (2005). Historical reconstruction or imaginative recreation? The nineteenth-century approach to the early medieval. In antiTHESIS forum 3.
  • O’Neill, P., Ed. (2004). Between Intrusions: Britain and Ireland between the Romans and the Normans. Sydney: The University of Sydney.
  • O’Neill, P. (2004). Dimensions and distribution: aspects of Pictish sculpture. In O’Neill, P. (Ed.), Between Intrusions: Britain and Ireland between the Romans and the Normans, (pp 39–49). Sydney: The University of Sydney.
  • O’Neill, P., Ed. (2003). Nation and Federation in the Celtic World. Sydney: The University of Sydney.
  • O’Neill, P. (2003). National religions and the survival of stone sculpture: some preliminary observations. In O’Neill, P. (Ed.), Nation and Federation in the Celtic World, (pp 203–218). Sydney: The University of Sydney.
  • O’Neill, P., Wooding, J. M., Eds. (2000). Literature and Politics in the Celtic World. Sydney: The University of Sydney.
  • O’Neill, P. (2000). From Bede to Bragg: the politics of literature about St Cuthbert of Lindisfarne. In O’Neill, P., Wooding, J. M. (Eds.), Literature and Politics in the Celtic World, (pp 207–217). Sydney: The University of Sydney.
  • James, P. (1997). A note on the Ruthwell Cross. In Ward, J. O., Bussey, F. C. (Eds.), Worshipping Women: Misogyny and Mysticism in the Middle Ages, (pp xxxix–xl). Sydney: The University of Sydney.
  • James, P. (1996). The Lichfield Gospels: the question of provenance. In Parergon 13.2 (pp 51–61).