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During the 2023/2024 academic year staff and PhD researchers from Law and Social Policy organised an internal brown bag seminar research series. The series included the following presentations on research, post-phd careers and supervision.

6 March

Prof Rory O’Connell Equality: The Windsor Framework and Northern Ireland

Discussant Dr Esther McGuinness

Dr Katie Nolan The function of data protection in society

Discussant Dr Adam Buick

20 March

Dr Sarah Craig The Trajectory of LGBTI+ Asylum Claims before the CJEU: Assessing the Potential, Discussant Juliana Poveda Clavijo

Dr Anna Pathé-Smith Turning a PhD into journal articles: ‘Deeper Truths’ and Birth Registration

Chair: Roua Al-Taweel

10 April

Dr Nisan Alici, QUB Postdoctoral Fellow, NINE DTP, Thinking about careers and the postdoctoral experience

Dr Nada Ahmed, Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission Research and policy career in the public sector

Chair: Roua Al-Taweel

24 April

Dr Conor Murray, The Influence of the Wider Social Context on the Construction of Young Prison Masculinities

Chair: Roua Al-Taweel

Discussant: Dr Marianne Doherty

8 May

Prof Aoife O’Donoghue (QUB) Feminist Approaches to Supervision

Discussant Eilish Rooney

Chair: Rory O’Connell

22 May

Selina Bonelli, Belfast School of Art, Land lines, shorelines, borders and bunkers: witnessing and intersections at abandoned conflict architecture

Aaron Weah, Transitional Justice Institute and School of Law, Invisible Memory and Materiality: A Cultural Interpretation of the Memoryscape

Discussants: Prof Brandon Hamber and Dr Kris Brown

5 June

Dr. Cecilia Gialdini, An Intersectional Approach to Linguistic Justice for Equal Language Policies

Discussant: Nicola Marinaro

19 June

Lucía Bazaga, The Colombian Truth Commission. Some considerations on the contribution of minority ethnic peoples to the clarification of the truth

Roua Al-Taweel, Reclaiming Rights: Justice for the Displaced and Stateless

Discussant: Dr Claire Wright

The series was delivered in a hybrid format and was organised by Roua Al-Taweel, Nicole Marinaro, Dr Conor Murray and Prof Rory O’Connell.