University of Ulster: “part of China’s overseas propaganda set-up”

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”

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

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