Updates from TJI
Dr Mark Simpson, Dr Ciara Fitzpatrick and Dr Jed Meers (York) convened the Social Rights, Social Citizenship and the Welfare State Stream for a third successful year and had a record number of submissions. The panel included a guest appearance from Special Rapporteur for Human Rights and Extreme Poverty, Philip Alston, who discussed his recent visit to the UK.
Introducing a new article published by a recent TJI PhD graduate, David McKeever, 'Rumour and decertification in exile politics: evidence from the Egyptian case' (2019) Globalizations, pages 1-15.
Utilising Northern Ireland as a case study, this book presents an analysis of the gender and sexual politics of conflict transformation.
Transitional justice processes are now considered to be crucial steps in facilitating the move from conflict or repression to a secure democratic future.
Dr Thomas Hansen has published an article, in the Journal of Strategic Studies, entitled 'In Pursuit of accountability during and after war'.
New book by Dr Cathy Bollaert - Reconciliation and Building a Sustainable Peace: Competing Worldviews in South Africa and Beyond
Introducing a new book published by TJI PhD graduate, Dr Cathy Bollaert, entitled "Reconciliation and Building a Sustainable Peace: Competing Worldviews in South Africa and Beyond".
Publication of the feminists@law Special Issue ‘Engendering Political Settlements: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives on Inclusion’
We are pleased to announce the publication of the feminists@law Special Issue ‘Engendering Political Settlements: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives on Inclusion’.
Congratulations to Prof Siobhán Wills who has been awarded a grant of £80,942.30 from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) for this research project on The Port-au-Prince-Rio Connection: 'Collateral Damage' by UN Troops in Haiti and Brazilian Troops in Rio.
We are delighted to report that one of the graduates of our LLM Transitional Justice and Human Rights programme (2006 cohort) has been appointed to a Professorship.
On Friday, 22 February 2019, Prof Cath Collins was present at the IDEHPUCP to share with representatives of victim organizations, members of the Directorate of General Search for Missing Persons (DGBPD) of the Ministry of Justice and Rights.
Liability of an Assisting Army for Detainee Abuse by Local Forces: The Danish High Court Judgment in Green Desert
Dr Thomas Hansen will present the UK/Iraq research findings at the ASIL conference in Rome.
Recent PhD graduate Dr Philipp Schulz has published an article based on his dissertation work.
PhD graduates Daire McGill and Cathy Bollaert have chapters published in Transitional and Transformative Justice: Critical and International Perspectives
Two PhD graduates have chapters published in Transitional and Transformative Justice: Critical and International Perspectives
Congratulations to Dáire McGill who passed his PhD viva on 12 November 2018 (without corrections)!
Publications in the Irish Yearbook of International Law
How do local communities repair themselves after a violent political conflict? How do communities move on and put the past behind them?
An Ulster University research study has found how experiences of and responses to domestic violence were impacted by the Northern Ireland conflict and the changes that have taken place since the Good Friday Agreement.
Best Research Paper Prize
Between 4 and 7 September, Professor Cath Collins convened and participated in the international conference ‘Beyond Impunity? 20 Years after the Pinochet Case’, in Santiago de Chile and the southern city of Valdivia.
New Publication 'Gendering the institutional legacies of the Northern Ireland senior civil service' by Michelle Rouse