Updates from TJI

Transitional Justice Institute updates.


Welcome to our new PhD Researchers

We would like to introduce you to our new PhD Researchers

16 September 2020

International Day of the Disappeared

This specially commissioned mural artwork by Chilean artist Heri Tapia was commissioned for the occasion by a TJI-run project on enforced disappearance headed by Professor Cath Collins.

7 September 2020

Advancing a Bill of Rights for Northern Ireland

In times of crisis, the protection of human rights is fundamental.

26 August 2020

Forced disappearances in the context of the El Salvador armed conflict

Prof Cath Collins is speaking alongside UN Special Rapporteur Fabián Salvioli at this online event (in Spanish).

21 August 2020

Graduate news

Dr Omar El Masri was recently appointed to the permanent post of Lecturer in Criminology in the School of Natural & Social Sciences, at the University of Gloucestershire.

3 August 2020

Summer Seminar Series

A collaboration between the Ulster University and Queens University Belfast PhD Researchers

30 July 2020

Graduate news

Dr Elise Ketelaars' new job

30 July 2020

A migrant researching migrants

Cristal Palacios-Yumar, psychologist, activist, researcher.

26 July 2020

Ambushed by Memory

Article by Prof Rolston in the International Journal of Transitional Justice

26 July 2020

What's the Craic?

Informal brown bag seminar series

15 July 2020

Human Rights and Administrative Justice

Ulster Law School research highlighted in Administrative Justice Council seminar.

8 July 2020

Faculty Supervisor of the Year

Eilish Rooney has been named the Faculty Supervisor of the Year in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

6 July 2020

New JRF Report on Universal Credit in Northern Ireland

Dr Mark Simpson co-authors report on Universal Credit.

30 June 2020

Dr Thomas Hansen

We are pleased to share that Dr Thomas Hansen has been promoted to Senior Lecturer in the most recent promotions round at Ulster University.

30 June 2020

SRN Summer Seminar Series

PhD Researchers - Nisan Alici and Selbi Durdiyeva

26 June 2020

Are young people the forgotten victims of the Covid pandemic?

Ciara Fitzpatrick participated in the main discussion of the morning which focused on the fate of young people as the catastrophic economic repercussions of the pandemic begin to unfold.

23 June 2020

Memory of Nations: Democratic Transition Guide

In June 2020 Prof Cath Collins published bilingual (English and Spanish) chapters on Lustration and on Investigation and Prosecution of Regime Crimes.

23 June 2020

Women’s Rights in Armed Conflict Under International Law: A Focus on WPS-CEDAW Synergies

This event took place on Monday 15 June 2020 as part of the 'Gender Peace and Security Seminar Series'.

23 June 2020

Jurisprudential and legislative milestones in human rights prosecutions: Chile 1990-2020

New working document from Professor Cath Collins

16 June 2020

The reemergence of the disappeared, the role of remains and the forensic gaze

Professor Cath Collins has recently published this essay

16 June 2020