Call for Papers and Posters: Post-graduate Symposium on Occupation, Transitional Justice and Gender

Ulster uNiThe Transitional Justice Institute (Ulster University) and the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences (Ulster University) invite proposals for a one-day postgraduate symposium on Occupation, Transitional Justice and Gender to be held on Friday, 8 May 2015.

Keynote Speaker: Professor Christine Chinkin, Professor of International Law at the London School of Economics and Political Science

Date: Friday, 8 May 2015, 09:00 – 18:30

Venue: Ulster University, York St campus (Belfast, Northern Ireland)

This symposium seeks to explore the interface between occupation, transitional justice and gender. The starting point for exploration is based in feminist concerns that are broadly focused on issues of power, control and hierarchies. More specifically, feminist theorizing acknowledges that women’s needs during times of occupation, conflict, and/or transition are often ignored, sidelined or essentialised; recent research is also looking into masculinities during these periods. While much research has explored transitional justice and gender, there has been limited research on the relationship and complexities of occupation and gender. Furthermore, there is a dearth of research on how these three concepts intersect, inform and/or impact each other. Some questions to be explored during the symposium may include: Continue reading “Call for Papers and Posters: Post-graduate Symposium on Occupation, Transitional Justice and Gender”

Call for Papers and Posters: Post-graduate Symposium on Occupation, Transitional Justice and Gender

Gendering the Practices of Post-Conflict Resolution: Investigations, Reparations and Communal Repair

UU TJIThe Transitional Justice Institute (TJI), Ulster University  is delighted to announce its 8th annual Summer School on Transitional Justice on the theme of:

Gendering the Practices of Post-Conflict Resolution: Investigations, Reparations and Communal Repair

 The Summer School will be held from 22-26 June 2015 at the Jordanstown campus of the Ulster University, located on the north shore of Belfast Lough, Northern Ireland. The Summer School is a week-long residential course, consisting of a series of interactive lectures, workshops and roundtable discussions.  It is aimed at both postgraduate students and practitioners working in the field of transitional justice and human rights.

The academic component of the summer school is also complemented by a social programme which provides the opportunity for participants to get to know a little about the local area. A number of social events such as: a murals tour in Belfast, film screenings and a Summer School dinner at Belfast Castle are included in the programme.

The leaflet includes a programme outline and application details, which can be found here.

Gendering the Practices of Post-Conflict Resolution: Investigations, Reparations and Communal Repair