Updates from TJI


We are delighted to see a strong Ulster representation at SLSA this year!
Event

We are delighted to see a strong Ulster representation at SLSA this year!

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.

5 April 2019
Rumour and decertification in exile politics: evidence from the Egyptian case
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Rumour and decertification in exile politics: evidence from the Egyptian case

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.

2 April 2019
Gender, Nationalism and Conflict Transformation
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Gender, Nationalism and Conflict Transformation

Utilising Northern Ireland as a case study, this book presents an analysis of the gender and sexual politics of conflict transformation.

1 April 2019
Postcolonial Transitional Justice: Zimbabwe and Beyond
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Postcolonial Transitional Justice: Zimbabwe and Beyond

Transitional justice processes are now considered to be crucial steps in facilitating the move from conflict or repression to a secure democratic future.

1 April 2019
In pursuit of accountability during and after war - publication by Dr Thomas Hansen
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In pursuit of accountability during and after war

Dr Thomas Hansen has published an article, in the Journal of Strategic Studies, entitled 'In Pursuit of accountability during and after war'.

26 March 2019
New book by Dr Cathy Bollaert - Reconciliation and Building a Sustainable Peace: Competing Worldviews in South Africa and Beyond
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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".

6 March 2019
Publication of the feminists@law Special Issue ‘Engendering Political Settlements: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives on Inclusion’
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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’.

5 March 2019
AHRC grant success for Professor Siobhán Wills
Grant Update

AHRC grant success for Professor Siobhán Wills

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.

1 March 2019
Professor Hakeem Yusuf
Awards and Prizes

Professor Hakeem Yusuf

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.

1 March 2019
Prof Cath Collins
Event

Prof Cath Collins

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.

28 February 2019
Rule of Law for Development Program (PROLAW) · Loyola University Chicago School of Law
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Rule of Law for Development Program (PROLAW) · Loyola University Chicago School of Law

Dr Thomas Hansen will present the UK/Iraq research findings at the ASIL conference in Rome.

21 January 2019
Examining Male Wartime Rape Survivors’ Perspectives on Justice in Northern Uganda
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Examining Male Wartime Rape Survivors’ Perspectives on Justice in Northern Uganda

Recent PhD graduate Dr Philipp Schulz has published an article based on his dissertation work.

10 January 2019
PhD graduates Daire McGill and Cathy Bollaert have chapters published in Transitional and Transformative Justice: Critical and International Perspectives
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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

8 January 2019
NI Human Rights Festival 2018
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NI Human Rights Festival 2018

29 November 2018
13th ESRAN Workshop
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13th ESRAN Workshop

29 November 2018
Dáire McGill passed his PhD viva on 12 November 2018
Awards and Prizes

Dáire McGill passed his PhD viva on 12 November 2018

Congratulations to Dáire McGill who passed his PhD viva on 12 November 2018 (without corrections)!

13 November 2018
Publications in the Irish Yearbook of International Law
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Publications in the Irish Yearbook of International Law

Publications in the Irish Yearbook of International Law

13 November 2018
A toolkit for peace building - ESRC Festival of Social Science
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A toolkit for peace building - ESRC Festival of Social Science

How do local communities repair themselves after a violent political conflict? How do communities move on and put the past behind them?

8 November 2018
Justice Dialogue for Grassroots Transition
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Justice Dialogue for Grassroots Transition

25 October 2018
Civil Rights Festival
Other

Civil Rights Festival

18 October 2018
Study shows how victims of domestic violence benefitted from the peace process in Northern Ireland
Research

Study shows how victims of domestic violence benefitted from the peace process in Northern Ireland

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.

28 September 2018
Best Research Paper prize for Dr Philipp Schulz
Awards and Prizes

Best Research Paper prize for Dr Philipp Schulz

Best Research Paper Prize

24 September 2018
Beyond Impunity? 20 Years after the Pinochet Case
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Beyond Impunity? 20 Years after the Pinochet Case

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.

12 September 2018
OSF award May 2018
Research

OSF award May 2018

17 May 2018
New PhD researchers
Research

New PhD researchers

9 April 2018
UN Women Partnership
External Media

UN Women Partnership

8 September 2017
LASA Report Published
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LASA Report Published

9 August 2017
Summer School 2017 in pictures
Courses

Summer School 2017 in pictures

24 July 2017
Brexit Law NI
Research

Brexit Law NI

16 June 2017
PhD Studentships *Call now open*
Research

PhD Studentships *Call now open*

29 May 2017
Impact Excellence Award Nominees
Awards and Prizes

Impact Excellence Award Nominees

9 May 2017
Special Rapporteur Candidate
External Media

Special Rapporteur Candidate

5 May 2017
TJI appoints new intern
Other

TJI appoints new intern

10 April 2017
LLM Webinar Videos Now Available
Courses

LLM Webinar Videos Now Available

29 March 2017
Gender Research Workshop
Event

Gender Research Workshop

28 February 2017
IJTJ Call for Papers
Other

IJTJ Call for Papers

10 February 2017
2016 Dissertation Prize
Awards and Prizes

TJI/NI Human Rights Commission Dissertation Prize

16 January 2017