Conflict, Rights and Security Research Symposium, NUI Galway 28 May 2014

Conflict, Rights and Security Research Symposium
Organised by the Conflict Rights and Security Research Cluster of the Whitaker Institute in association with the Moore Institute at the National University of Ireland Galway.
Date: Wednesday 28 May 2014
Venue: Eng 3052 Boardroom (in the new Engineering Building).

1.45: Welcome: Niall Ó Dochartaigh

2.00 – 3.40
Session 1: Humanitarianism, Nation-Building and Negotiation

‘Common Humanity’? Humanitarianism as Globalisation in the NGO moment, 1968-85
Kevin O’Sullivan (History)

Slaveholding Elites, Nation-Building, and Civil War: The U.S. South, Brazil, and Cuba in Comparative Perspective
Enrico DalLago (History)

Five Propositions on Power and Political Violence
Niall Ó Dochartaigh (Soc and Pol)

3.40-4pm: Coffee / Tea / Pastries

4pm-5.40
Session 2: Transparency, Ostentation and the Local
Chair: Shane Darcy (Human Rights)

Ostentation and republican civility: notes from the French face-veiling debates
Eoin Daly (Law).

What do we mean when we use the word ‘local’
Roger MacGinty (Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute and Dept of Politics, U. Manchester)

The Tyranny of Transparency?
Kevin Ryan (Soc and Pol)

 

If you are interested in attending please contact Niall O Dochartaigh in advance at niall.odochartaigh@nuigalway.ie

 

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About niallodoc

Senior Lecturer in the School of Political Science and Sociology at the National University of Ireland Galway
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