‘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
The following is a short excerpt from a lecture I gave yesterday to international development students at the University of Ulster in Coleraine. It is adapted from a colleague’s work and the full text is available on request. Let me begin with the story of Rosie. South Africa has one of the most progressive laws…Continue reading Do human rights matter in the fight against poverty?
It’s a big day for the University of Ulster as it welcomes senior Chinese Communist Party Politburo member Liu Yandong to officially launch its Confucius Institute. While promoted as independent educational and cultural bodies, the Confucius Institutes have perhaps been more accurately described as “an important part of China’s overseas propaganda set-up.” Who said that? Some…Continue reading University of Ulster: “part of China’s overseas propaganda set-up”
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
Liam Thornton is a lecturer in law at University of Ulster. This blog post contains a brief and select overview of the right to food as a fundamental human right and forms part of Rights NI contribution to the Blog Action Day on Food. One out of every six people on the planet are malnourished…Continue reading The Right to Food under International Law
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