Category Archive: Event

Fionnuala Ní Aoláin’s remarks on Civil Society Empowerment and Women, Peace and Security

PSRP researcher Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin (TJI, Ulster University, UN Special Rapporteur for Counter-Terrorism and Human Rights) UN Special Rapporteur for the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights While Countering Terrorism spoke at to the UN General Assembly and led a discussion on ‘Civil Society Empowerment and Women, Peace and Security’ at the invitation of […]

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Inclusive Political Settlements: Theory and Practice of Transforming Conflict

We held our first PSRP Summer School, Inclusive Political Settlements: Theory and Practice of Transforming Conflict in Edinburgh, 20 – 22 June 2015. During these three days, we had the pleasure to host 25 participants from 14 different countries and five continents. This was not only a great opportunity to debate the research questions and […]

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Workshop Review: ‘Local, Regional and International Perspectives on Political Settlement and Transition’

This post summarises the rich debates and presentations that took place during the ‘Local, Regional and International Perspectives on Political Settlement and Transition’ Summer School, at the Onati Institute for the Sociology of Law, Spain. Only 3 weeks after the UK’s referendum on EU membership, the scheduling of the workshop proved particularly fortuitous to discuss political settlements, transitional justice and constitutionalism. Author: Kenneth […]

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Myths and Realities – What is the Women, Peace and Security Agenda? GJA Student Ambassador Report for PSRP

Rebecca Smyth is a Global Justice Academy Student Ambassador for 2015-16. The Political Settlements Research Programme has partnered with the GJA in this initiative, to bring fresh opinions on key PSRP themes and projects to a broader audience. In this post, Rebecca reflects on the 2015 Chrystal Macmillan Lecture, which was delivered by Madeleine Rees. Madeleine […]

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