The Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice

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MA CONFLICT TRANSFORMATION AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

A unique interdisciplinary programme taught through subject areas including law, anthropology, English, history, philosophy, politics, psychology and sociology.

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A flagship for social transformation

The Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice is a Global Research Institute (GRI).

A flagship for interdisciplinary research in areas of major societal challenge, the GRI brings together excellent researchers from a wide range of disciplines to tackle some of the greatest global issues of our age.

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Unparalleled expertise to bring about change

Questions about peace, security and justice dominate the discourse of governments, international agencies and civil society.

How can societies emerging from conflict resolve lingering grievances? How can they establish peace on a daily basis? How can the competing demands of justice, peace and security be resolved? The GRI responds to the challenge of building a peaceful, secure and inclusive world, bringing together the unparalleled expertise at Queen’s on these issues.

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Conflict Transformation

International Summer School

Providing students with a broad overview of conflict resolution, this summer school offers a comparative international perspective on conflict transformation and social justice.

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Free Speech and Incitement to Hatred Conference

Date(s): 13/10/2017 - 13/10/2017
Time: 9:30AM - 5:00PM
Location: Canada Room and Council Chamber, Queen’s University Belfast

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Queen's University Chancellor 1999-2009

Senator George J. Mitchell

"I believe there’s no such thing as a conflict that can’t be ended. They’re created and sustained by human beings. They can be ended by human beings. No matter how ancient the conflict, no matter how hateful, no matter how hurtful, peace can prevail."

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