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LGBTQ Visions of Peace in a Society Emerging from Conflict
During the Northern Irish peace process (1998 -) lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people have been excluded from participating in shaping visions of a peaceful future in both societal and political realms.
Community Constructs: Hidden Barriers and Cartographies of Conflict
The project, funded by the AHRC and running from May 2015 for three years, assesses the impact that the Troubles had on the architecture of Belfast’s residential communities.
Balancing Justice and Peace?
This research project creates a foundation for collaboration between established and early career researchers based in Europe, including Northern Ireland, and African countries to investigate how regional organizations balance the pursuit of justice for serious crimes under international law with the need to achieve peaceful resolution of conflict.
Conflict, Legal Compliance and Democracy: Addressing the Complexities of Humanitarian Law in Mexico, the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, and Colombia.
The project’s findings will contribute to the theory and history of international law-making and international legal influence, and will produce policy recommendations for democracies facing armed violence.
Political Capacity Building: Advancing a Bill of Rights for Northern Ireland
The report, ‘Political Capacity Building: Advancing a Bill of Rights for Northern Ireland’ was researched and written between March 2013 - September 2014.
Gender and the Law of Occupation
One glaring limitation in addressing the experiences of women in situations of armed conflict is the absence of a sustained analysis of the structural limits and capture of the law of occupation.
Transitional Justice: the socio-economic dimension
The research is premised on the view that questions of socio-economic injustice frequently combined with structural inequality are a fundamental feature in the two paradigmatic instances of transitional justice.
Political Settlements Research Programme: towards open and inclusive settlements
The Political Settlements Research Programme is a four year research programme, undertaken by a North-South Consortium of five organisations.
Belfast Guidelines on Amnesty and Accountability
The Belfast Guidelines on Amnesty and Accountability aim to assist all those seeking to make or evaluate decisions on amnesties and accountability in the midst or in the wake of conflict or repression.