Updates from TJI

Transitional Justice Institute updates.


Awards and Prizes

Congratulations to Cira Palli-Aspero who passed her PhD viva with minor corrections!

22 November 2019

Cira’s thesis is ‘The Uses of the Historical Method in Conflicted or Divided Societies: Understanding Historical Clarification Commissions’.

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Civic Contribution

A Bill of Rights for Northern Ireland

22 November 2019

Developing a bill of rights for Northern Ireland.

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Publication

Major Report On Transitional Justice In Chile Published For Ninth Consecutive Year

22 November 2019

On Monday 18 November, the Transitional Justice Observatory of the Universidad Diego Portales, in Santiago, Chile, launched its annual Human Rights Report. The first and principal chapter in the report has been authored, for the ninth year in a row, by TJI Professor Cath Collins and her team of local researchers, who include fellow senior academics, human rights lawyers, and experts on memory and reparations.

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Event

Beyond Borders: Collegiality and Collaboration in Law

22 November 2019

Dr Catherine O'Rourke is speaking on 'Beyond Borders: Collegiality and Collaboration in Law'

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Publication

Declining ethnic relations in post-war Liberia: The transmission of violent memories

19 November 2019

More than ten years after the Liberia Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) released its Final Report, there has been no implementation of the recommendations proffered.

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Event

The role of diasporas in peacebuilding and transitional justice. Notes for the Venezuelan diaspora - Cristal Palacios Yumar

18 November 2019

One of our PhD Researchers, Cristal Palacios Yumar, will be participating in the Chevening Forum for Transitional Justice, this two-day event will take place 21-22 November 2019.

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Grant Update

Using Participatory Film Practices to Investigate the November 2018 Lasalin Massacre in Haiti

11 November 2019

The AHRC award a grant to Prof Wills and Prof McLaughlin (QUB) for this project.

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Event

The Introduction of Universal Credit in Northern Ireland: claimants experience

8 November 2019

Dr Mark Simpson is speaking at this NERI seminar on Universal Credit.

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Awards and Prizes

Faculty Senior Distinguished Research Fellowship Award: Prof Brandon Hamber

7 November 2019

Faculty Senior Distinguished Research Fellowship Award: Prof Brandon Hamber

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Awards and Prizes

Faculty Distinguished Research Fellow Award: Dr Catherine O’Rourke

7 November 2019

Faculty Distinguished Research Fellow Award: Dr Catherine O’Rourke

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Event

Building Sustainable Peace: Ideas, Evidence, and Strategies

4 November 2019

PhD research Nisan Alici is presenting her paper "A Victim-centred Approach to Prospects for Transitional Justice in the Kurdish Conflict" in Transitional Justice session

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Event

Free to Think 2019 report

27 October 2019

Free to Think is an annual report by Scholars at Risk’s Academic Freedom Monitoring Project.

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Publication

Azadeh Chalabi, National Human Rights Action Planning

25 October 2019

An 'ambitious, thorough and wide-ranging' examination.

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Job Vacancy

Two lectureship posts in Law

24 October 2019

Law School advertises two lectureship posts.

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Event

Deconstructing Narratives of Violence and Intersectionalism

23 October 2019

PhD researcher Ana Martin is presenting at the conference Gender Studies 2019 Conference: On Violence.

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Job Vacancy

Research Associate Post - Socioeconomic rights and transition Project

23 October 2019

Research post with GCRF Research Hub on Gender, Justice and Security.

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Publication

Towards Inclusive Gender in Transitional Justice

22 October 2019

Check out Philipp Schulz's latest paper.

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Publication

Assessing the impact of transitional justice instruments

21 October 2019

New article on measuring the impact of transitional justice processes.

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Civic Contribution

Legal protections for armed forces personnel and Veterans serving in operations outside the United Kingdom

11 October 2019

Dr Thomas Hansen and Dr Carla Ferstman have submitted their joint response to the Ministry of Defence’s open consultation concerning ‘Legal protections for armed forces personnel and Veterans serving in operations outside the United Kingdom’.

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Event

Safe water for all

8 October 2019

Safewater for all. Prof Rory O'Connell will contribute to this panel, discussing, what is a human right?

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Publication

Publication of the feminists@law Special Issue: Engendering Political Settlements: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives on Inclusion

7 October 2019

We are pleased to announce the publication of the feminists@law Special Issue ‘Engendering Political Settlements: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives on Inclusion’.

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Civic Contribution

The Johnson Letter and Cross-community Agreement in Northern Ireland

4 October 2019

The UK Constitutional Law Blog has posted 'The Johnson Letter and Cross-community Agreement in Northern Ireland' by Prof Rory O'Connell.

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Event

Remembering During Conflict: Memory As A Form Of Resistance

3 October 2019

This interdisciplinary workshop was organized to explore the role of memory as a form of resistance in conflicts and to widen the discussion about how individuals and societies actively engage with resistance through remembering and/or forgetting.

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Publication

New articles on social security

2 October 2019

New articles on dignity and social security, TH Marshall.

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Publication

Sexuality and Gender Identity in Transitional Societies

1 October 2019

Sexuality and Gender Identity in Transitional Societies

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Civic Contribution

Submission on US Compliance with International Human Rights Law

1 October 2019

US Compliance with International Human Rights Law

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Publication

Geographical value spaces and gender norms in post-Maidan Ukraine

1 October 2019

Geographical value spaces and gender norms in post-Maidan Ukraine

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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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