Culture Night Belfast (and in a few other towns besides) is almost upon us. Tomorrow night is a chance for thousands of people to take to the streets, bars, cafes, offices and other nooks and crannies around the city to experience all sorts of arts and cultural experiences. While most events are concentrated on the Cathedral…Continue reading Culture Night Belfast & the right to freedom of expression #CNB12
‘Taster’ Day and Drop-In Information Session Friday 22 June, 11am-2pm Room 82D23, Belfast campus, York Street The TJI is pleased to announce the launch its innovative new masters programme, LLM Gender, Conflict and Human Rights. For those interested in learning more about the programme, the TJI will be hosting a ‘taster’ day on Friday 22…Continue reading LLM Gender, Conflict and Human Rights
As the Belfast Film Festival gets underway, we turn our attention to human rights at the movies. No stranger to presenting human rights stories on the silver screen, it’s great to see that the annual Belfast film-fest has a strong ‘Film and the Law’ strand for 2012. The Festival has pulled off a neat trick in turning…Continue reading Belfast Film Festival: film and human rights
The Transitional Justice Institute (TJI) is hosting its 5th annual Summer School on Transitional Justice on the theme of: Gender, Conflict and UN Security Council Resolution 1325. The Summer School will be held from 25-29 June 2012 at the Jordanstown campus of the University of Ulster, located on the north shore of Belfast Lough, Northern…Continue reading TJI Summer School: Gender, Conflict and UN Security Council Resolution 1325
On Friday 11 November, PILA and the PILS Project will host their inaugural joint annual conference at Croke Park Conference Centre – Political Commitment, Practical Protection: Using the ECHR North and South. The conference is focused on the political commitment to and practical implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) in Northern Ireland and the…Continue reading Political Commitment, Practical Protection: Using the ECHR North and South
The University of Ulster has a fine looking public lecture coming up soon at its Belfast campus. To quote the blurb: “Judge Teresa Doherty, a native of Coleraine, has had a long and distinguished domestic and international legal career which has led her to her current position as the only serving female judge from Great…Continue reading Lecture – The Development of International Criminal Law: The Special Court for Sierra Leone Experience
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