London campus hosts Northern Ireland lecture series

The Institute of Irish Studies is hosting a series of lectures and workshops at the University’s London campus aimed at sharing the knowledge and experience of conflict and transformation in Northern Ireland.

The series brings together leading academics and practitioners to impart expertise and experiences that are relevant to policy makers, communities at risk and politicians in Great Britain.

The series is in association with the Centre for Democracy and Peace Building (CDPB) and in partnership with the Centre for the Resolution of Intractable Conflict at the University of Oxford.

Monthly workshops

There will be five three-hour sessions, every month until June, each featuring academic and policy presentations, responses from practitioners and workshops.

The next session, ‘Hate Crime and Community Policing’ will take place on 23 February, 2.30 – 5.30pm. All sessions are held at the University’s London campus and finish with a drinks reception.

Speakers for this session include Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Communication and Provost at Ulster University, Professor Deirdre Heenan; Northern Ireland Police Service’s Assistant Chief Constable, Stephen Martin; Head of the Cross-Governmental Hate Crime Programme , Paul Giannasi; and Director of the University of Liverpool’s Institute of Irish Studies, Professor Peter Shirlow.

For further information and to register for free tickets to the events in this series, please visit:

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