Culture Night Belfast & the right to freedom of expression #CNB12

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

TJI Summer School: Gender, Conflict and UN Security Council Resolution 1325

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

Political Commitment, Practical Protection: Using the ECHR North and South

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

Lecture – The Development of International Criminal Law: The Special Court for Sierra Leone Experience

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