Tag Archive: Gender

TJI-PSRP Summer School: Gender, Conflict, Terrorism, and Countering-Violent Extremism, Belfast 2017

Transitional Justice Institute will run its 10th annual Summer School with the theme of Gender, Conflict, Terrorism and Countering-Violent Extremism, at Ulster University, Belfast.

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PSRP Panel: Understanding the Role of Political Settlements in Shaping the Opportunities for Progressive Institutional Change in Conflict-to-Peace Transitions

PSRP members have organised a panel at the conference ‘Gender, Institutions and Change: Feminist Institutionalism after 10 years’.

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Mainstreaming Women’s Rights in the Human Rights Council Special Procedures: The UN Special Rapporteur on Transitional Justice and UN Security Council Resolution 1325

 This post by Dr Catherine O’Rourke, PSRP researcher from the Transitional Justice Institute (TJI) University of Ulster, was first published by IntLawGrrls on 27 February 2017. It addresses the integration of proliferating normative and legal activity to advance women’s rights in conflict under international law. One of the most significant contemporary developments in international law and its application to the […]

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PSRP Panel: Peacebuilding in the Political Unsettlement: impossible or inevitable?

PSRP panel at the International Studies Association Annual Convention in Baltimore, Maryland

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PSRP Researchers Presenting: New Tasks for Militaries: Rethinking new, evolving and old norms

Fionnuala Ni Aolain and Megan Bastick will present their research at the International Studies Association Annual Convention in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Top 10 Gender and Security Developments of 2016

 This post by Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, PSRP researcher from the Transitional Justice Institute (TJI) University of Ulster, was first published by Just Security on 6 January 2017. It addresses key developments in relation to gender and security that took place over 2016.  These developments and issues are not in any hierarchical order. They represent a broad […]

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Returning Chibok Schoolgirls: Measuring Costs and Addressing Stigma

This post by Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, from the Transitional Justice Institute (TJI) University of Ulster, was first published by Just Securtity on 7 November 2016. It addresses the unseen costs and the sustained harms of women who have been been captured experience after their release. The high profile abduction of 276 schoolgirls from their secondary school in the town of Chibok in […]

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On Selectivity, Virtual Reality and the Art of Non-debate: The United Nations Security Council Annual Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security

This post by Dr Catherine O’Rourke,  from the Transitional Justice Institute (TJI) University of Ulster, critically reflects on the recent United Nations Security Council Annual Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security. One of the key criticisms of the inaugural UN Security Council Resolution on Women, Peace and Security, UNSCR 1325 (2000), was the absence of accompanying […]

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Masculinity, Jihad and Mobilization

This post by Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, from the Transitional Justice Institute (TJI) University of Ulster, was first published by Just Securtity on 18 October 2016. It addresses the relationship of masculinity practices and tropes to the production of terrorism. In spite of considerable state and international efforts being spent to regulate terrorist groups and individuals labeled […]

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PSRP Researcher Presenting: The Politics of Gender and Violence in Northern Ireland

Jessica Doyle will present her and Monica McWilliams’ research on intimate partner violence in a conflict and post-conflict setting.

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