Updates from TJI

Transitional Justice Institute updates.


Event

Open Society Foundation funded project supporting responses to enforced disappearance in Latin America

17 September 2019

Professor Cath Collins' recent work in Latin America.

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Event

A Conversation about the Constitutional Future of Ireland

22 August 2019

Eilish Rooney (Emeritus TJI) is one of the members of a Constitutional Conversations Group that has been working on promoting dialogue around Irish unity.

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Publication

Beyond Peace vs. Justice: The Coming of Age of the International Criminal Court

22 August 2019

One of our LLM graduates, Aisha Binte Abdur Rob, has just published "Beyond Peace vs. Justice: The Coming of Age of the International Criminal Court" in the Peace and Security Review (Bangladesh).

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Event

Event for International Day against Enforced Disappearance

13 August 2019

Event for International Day against Enforced Disappearance

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Other

Professor Cath Collins visits Argentina and Uruguay

8 August 2019

In late July, Prof Cath Collins was in Argentina and Uruguay as part of her current Open Society Foundation funded project supporting responses to enforced disappearance in Latin America.

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Other

ECCHR communication to OTP UK/Iraq

1 August 2019

On 31 July 2019, the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) - a Berlin-based NGO which has continuously engaged the International Criminal Court (ICC) on its Iraq/ UK preliminary examination - made a new submission to the ICC Office of the Prosecutor.

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Other

TJI LLM programmes, interview TJI Director Rory O'Connell

23 July 2019

Interview with TJI Director Rory O'Connell about the LLM Human Rights Law & Transitional Justice; LLM Gender, Conflict & Human Rights.

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Event

Dr Thomas Hansen: Investigations Workshop

22 July 2019

Dr Thomas Hansen attended an ‘Investigations Workshop’ organized by the University of Essex Armed Conflict and Crisis Hub and hosted by Amnesty International at their London offices on 15 July.

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Other

Call for papers: Masculinities and Queer Perspectives in Transitional Justice

22 July 2019

Although traditionally silent on gender, the past decade witnessed the increasing utilization of gender lenses - and in particular diverse feminist theories - to elucidate the gendered workings of post-conflict transitions.

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Other

Diana Nakaweesa

11 July 2019

We are pleased to share Diana's story so far. Diana is a Queen's Young Leader, Chevening Scholar and graduate of our LLM in Gender, Conflict & Human Rights. She is currently interning with the UNHCR in Malaysia.

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Other

Graduate news: Amaia Alvarez

8 July 2019

We are pleased to report that Amaia Alvarez has been appointed to a position as a lecturer (profesor ayudante doctor) at the Public University of Navarre in the Department of Legal History.

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Publication

Postcolonial Transitional Justice: Zimbabwe and Beyond

1 July 2019

Dr Khanyisela Moyo’s Postcolonial Transitional Justice: Zimbabwe and Beyond, has just been published by Routledge.

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External Media

Recent interviews with Professor Monica McWilliams

24 June 2019

Recent interviews with Professor Monica McWilliams.

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Job Vacancy

Posts in School of Applied Social and Policy Sciences

7 June 2019

The School of Applied Social and Policy Sciences (ASPS) is advertising three lectureships in criminology, sociology and social work and a postdoctoral research associate position in public policy and public administration.

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Other

TJI Scholarship - LLM Gender, Conflict and Human Rights or the LLM Human Rights Law and Transitional Justice at Ulster University

25 May 2019

Thanks to a charitable donation we are able to offer this Scholarship to one student on either the LLM Gender, Conflict and Human Rights or the LLM Human Rights Law and Transitional Justice at Ulster University.

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Event

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

5 April 2019

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.

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Publication

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

2 April 2019

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.

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Publication

Gender, Nationalism and Conflict Transformation

1 April 2019

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

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Publication

Postcolonial Transitional Justice: Zimbabwe and Beyond

1 April 2019

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

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