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Current projects

Current TJI project details are listed below.

Political Settlements Research Programme
Contact: Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin and Dr Catherine O'Rourke
Funder: UK Department for International Development (DFID)
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Implementing the Stormont House Agreement
Contact: Professor Louise Mallinder
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Visit the Model Implementation Bill webpage


Gender Principles for Dealing with the Legacy of the Past
Contact: Dr Catherine O'Rourke
Funder: Reconciliation Fund, Irish Department of Foreign Affairs
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Download the report
Download the Workshop Report


Commemoration and Law: Narratives of Political Violence in Transitional and Conflicted Societies
Contact: Dr Kris Brown
Funder: British Academy
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Grassroots Transitional Justice Programme
Contact: Eilish Rooney (in partnership with Bridge of Hope, Ashton Community Trust)
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Grassroots Toolkit


An Investigation of Use of Force by UN Peacekeeping Operations
Contact: Professor Siobhán Wills
Funder: British Academy
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Picturing Peace: Murals, Conflict and Transition in Colombia
Contact: Professor Bill Rolston
Funder: Leverhulme Emeritus Fellowship
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Amnesties, Prosecution and the Public Interest in the Northern Ireland Transition
Contact: Professor Louise Mallinder
Funder: Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)
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Lawyers, Conflict and Transition
Contact:  Professor Louise Mallinder
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)
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Belfast Guidelines on Amnesty and Accountability
Contacts:  Professor Louise Mallinder and Professor Tom Hadden
Funder: Nuffield Foundation
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The following translations are available:
Download the Arabic translation
Download the Chinese Mandarin translation
Download the Malay translation
Download the Portuguese translation
Download the Russian translation
Download the Spanish translation
Download the Thai translation


Policing and Forensic Issues in the Search for Truth and/or Justice for Forced Disappearance
Contact: Professor Cath Collins
Funder: British Academy
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Working Paper: Cath Collins, Respuestas estatales a la desaparición forzada en Chile: aspectos forenses, policiales y jurídicos (Working Paper 2 Proyecto British Academy International Mobility Grant, 2016)


Political Capacity Building: Advancing a Bill of Rights for Northern Ireland
Contacts: Dr Anne Smith, Professor Monica McWilliams and Priyam Yarnell
Funder: Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
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Democracy and the European Court of Human Rights
Contact: Professor Rory O'Connell
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Commemoration and Law: Narratives of Political Violence in Transitional Societies
Contact: Dr. Kris Brown
Funder: Ulster University Research Challenge Fund
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Transitional Justice: the socio-economic dimension
Contacts: Professor Rory O'Connell, Dr Deborah Magill, Dr Anne Smith, Dr Gina Bekker, Dr Alice Diver, Dr Jacinta Miller, Dr Khanyisela Moyo
Funder: Ulster University Research Challenge Fund
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Intersectionality theory & transitional society
Contact: Eilish Rooney


Role of Databases in Transitional Justice Research
Contacts: Professor Louise Mallinder, Dr Catherine O'Rourke
Funder: Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA)
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Partnership for Conflict, Crime and Security Innovation Grant

Contact: Professor Siobhan Wills

Funder: Arts and Humanities Research Council

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Accountability for British War Crimes in Iraq? Examining the Nexus between International and National Justice Responses
Contact: Dr Thomas Obel Hansen,
Funder: British Academy
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