17-19 October 2014: Annual conference of the Political Studies Association of Ireland. Organised by Niall O Dochartaigh, Brendan Flynn and Stacey Scriver in Galway. The conference included almost a hundred papers and guest speakers included Professor Donatella della Porta of the European University Institute and Steve Smith, President of the American Political Science Association. More details at PSAI2014.wordpress.com
18 October 2014: Northern Ireland, the Irish State and the North South Dimension. Two linked panels organised by Niall Ó Dochartaigh and Jennifer Todd at the annual conference of the Political Studies Association of Ireland, Galway.
September 2014: Transforming forms of political violence during disengagement processes. Panel organised by Niall Ó Dochartaigh and Katy Hayward, ECPR General Conference, Glasgow.
25 June 2014: Dealing with the Past in Northern Ireland, London Irish Studies Seminar Symposium, King’s College London (Organised by Prof Ian McBride KCL and Niall Ó Dochartaigh). The symposium brought together lawyers, activists, historians and political scientists to discuss the relationship between law, history and politics in dealing with the legacy of the Irish Troubles. Speakers included John Larkin (the Attorney General of Northern Ireland) and Prof Paul Bew.
18 October 2013: Roundtable on New Media, New Politics: Social Media And Conflict Transformation In Northern Ireland at the PSAI annual conference, TCD, Dublin. Co-organiser with Orna Young (ICR Belfast)
4-7 September 2013: Political Violence in Time and Space, Section at the annual conference of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) consisting of nine panels. Co-organiser with Dr Lorenzo Bosi (EUI).
13-14 May 2013: Typologies of Political Violence, workshop at the European University Institute, Florence in association with COSMOS (Centre for Social Movement Studies, EUI). Sponsored by the Irish Research Council (IRC) and the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR). Co-organiser with Dr Lorenzo Bosi (EUI).
19 April 2013: The Agreement Fifteen Years On, a symposium on the Good Friday Agreement, University of Ulster, Belfast. Co-organiser with Dr Cathy Gormley-Heenan (UU) and Dr Cillian McGrattan (Swansea).
18 May 2012: Armed Conflict in Comparative Perspective, National University of Ireland Galway. Co-organiser with Prof. Sinisa Malesevic (UCD).
16 May 2012: Talking Peace: a seminar on communication, contact and dialogue aimed at reducing or ending violence in Northern Ireland, Moore Institute, National University of Ireland Galway. Co-organiser with Prof. Ian McBride (KCL)
22 November 2011: Negotiating Peace Symposium, National University of Ireland Galway. Organised in association with the Hardiman Library and the President’s Office at NUIG.
22 October 2011: Evidence of Conflict, a two-panel stream at the PSAI annual conference, Dublin. Co-organiser with Dr Sandra Buchanan (UU)
26 August 2011: Exiting political violence, Panel at the ECPR General Conference, Reykjavik, Iceland. Co-chair with Dr Lorenzo Bosi (EUI, Florence).
17 August 2011: Peace and Conflict Research in Ireland, workshop at NUI Galway. Co-organiser with Dr Sinisa Malesevic (NUIG).
15-16 August 2011: Nations, States and Conflict, conference at NUI Galway. Co-organiser with Dr Sinisa Malesevic (NUIG).
17 June 2011: The Provisional IRA: new perspectives, annual London Irish Studies Symposium, King’s College, London. Co-organiser with Dr Ian McBride (KCL)
Sept 2010: Nationalism and Organised Violence, a conference at NUI Galway of the Centre for the Study of Nationalism and Organised Violence in association with the Political Studies Association of Ireland specialist group on Peace and Conflict. Co-organiser with Dr Katy Hayward (QUB).
May 2009: An Irish Model for Peace? A conference of the Political Studies Association of Ireland specialist group on Peace and Conflict. Co-organiser with Dr Katy Hayward (QUB) and Dr Gillian Wylie (TCD). Venue: Irish School of Ecumenics, Trinity College Dublin.
October 2008: Organizer of the Political Studies Association of Ireland annual conference on ‘The Politics of Peace and Conflict’ at NUI Galway. The conference programme included more than eighty presenters and guest speakers. http://www.nuigalway.ie/soc/psai2008/.
August 2006: Organizer of ‘Workshop on Internet Archiving’. Royal Irish Academy, Dublin. Brought together representatives from the National Archives, the National Library, UCD, QUB, UU, NUIG, DERI, the British Library and UCLA. Workshop wiki: http://wiki.corrib.org/index.php/Needle/InternetArchiving
October 2004: Panel convener, Political Science Association of Ireland annual conference.
April, 2003: Organizer of ‘Online Political Activism: Mobilizing and Organizing in the Age of the Internet’. USC Annenberg School for Communication, Los Angeles. Included prominent speakers from UCLA, UC Riverside and USC. http://annenberg.usc.edu/Events/2003/event148.aspx
October 2001: Panel convener, Political Science Association of Ireland annual conference.
July 1997: Organizer of FISCE 2, the second international conference on ‘The Future of Internet Services on Conflict and Ethnicity’ INCORE, Derry, N. Ireland.
Included representatives from key conflict and peace research institutes across Western Europe and North America.
Nov. 1996 : Organizer of FISCE 1, the first international conference on ‘The Future of Internet Services on Conflict and Ethnicity’ INCORE, Derry, N. Ireland.
Brought together representatives from key conflict and peace research institutes across Western Europe and North America.