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The US Election and Foreign Policy: Implications for Northern Ireland, the UK, Ireland, and the EU

  Queen’s University Belfast and the UCL Centre on US Politics, with support from the US Department of State, as part of the series DECISION 2020: Interpreting the US Elections are delighted to invite you to a Panel Discussion: ‘The US Election and Foreign Policy: Implications for Northern Ireland, the UK, Ireland, and the EU’ will takeContinue reading The US Election and Foreign Policy: Implications for Northern Ireland, the UK, Ireland, and the EU

State formation, political violence, and civil resistance, Ireland north and south, 1919-22

On 7 November 2020, Universities Ireland will host the ninth annual Decade of Centenaries conference and its first online iteration of the series. This year’s conference explores the themes of state formation, political violence, and civil disobedience with a focus on the year 1920.  State formation 1920 witnessed important legislative developments which shaped the formationContinue reading State formation, political violence, and civil resistance, Ireland north and south, 1919-22

Universities Ireland has a new Member

At its latest meeting the Universities Ireland Council formally ratified TU Dublin’s membership of Universities Ireland. TU Dublin becomes Universities Ireland’s 11th member, and represents the addition of a new and exciting voice to the Universities Ireland family. Commenting on becoming a member of Universities Ireland, TU Dublin’s President, Professor David FitzPatrick, stated: “Cooperation and sharing ofContinue reading Universities Ireland has a new Member

Universities across the island of Ireland to intensify collaboration in response to COVID-19

Following a special meeting of the Universities Ireland Council held yesterday (12 May 2020), the Presidents and Vice-Chancellors of the universities in both Northern Ireland and Ireland agreed to intensify North-South collaboration to maximise the contribution of the Higher Education sector across the island of Ireland to the ongoing fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, andContinue reading Universities across the island of Ireland to intensify collaboration in response to COVID-19

Pre-launch of the Scholars at Risk Network’s Free to Think 2019 report

Pre-launch of the Scholars at Risk Network’s Free to Think 2019 report & a conversation with Mansoureh Behkish 11.15am, 15th November 2019 Irish Centre for Human Rights, Seminar Room, NUI Galway Free to Think is an annual report by Scholars at Risk’s Academic Freedom Monitoring Project, analysing reported attacks on higher education communities, including violentContinue reading Pre-launch of the Scholars at Risk Network’s Free to Think 2019 report