Tag Archive: Northern Ireland

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 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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Educating Human Rights in Post-conflict Settings

This blog by Sean Molloy, from the University of Edinburgh, reflects on discussions about Peacebuilding and Education in South Sudan held during the Inclusive Political Settlements Summer School. He further discusses the relationship between human rights and education in post-conflict settings from a critical perspective. I had the pleasure of attending the Inclusive Political Settlements Summer […]

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PSRP Workshop: Local, Regional and International Perspectives on Political Settlement and Transition

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Oñati International Institute for the Sociology of Law and Transitional Justice Institute are running a workshop on ‘Local, Regional and International Perspectives on Political Settlement and Transition’ on July 14th and 15th 2016 in Oñati.

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PSRP Summer School Lecture: Ambassador Melanne Verveer

As part of the Transitional Justice Institute Summer School 2016 on ‘Women and Political Settlements: International, Regional and Local Approaches to Peacemaking’, Ambassador Melanne Verveer will speak about ‘Women Leading Peace: What Northern Ireland’s Example Can Teach the World’.

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PSRP Researcher Presenting: Truth and Reparations for Northern Ireland – A Gender-Integrated Approach

TJI’s Dr Catherine O’Rourke is speaking at a Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission briefing on efforts to incorporate a gender lens into post-conflict truth and reparations proposals in Ireland and Britain.

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PSRP Researcher Speaking: 1916 and its Legacy

PSRP’s Christine Bell is speaking as part of the Screening Irish History festival ‘1916 and its Legacy’ at a screening of the film ’71, at the Filmhouse in Edinburgh.

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In Place of War: Creativity and art in conflict zones

Edinburgh University International Development Society (EUID) will host an evening of talk, debate and performance from four contrasting voices on the role, reason and impact of art and creativity in places of war.

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Where Next For a Bill of Rights for Northern Ireland

Transitional Justice Institute is hosting a roundtable disussion on ‘Where Next For a Bill of Rights for Northern Ireland’

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