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Major Grant Success on Reparations and Transitional Justice

9/11/2016 - School of Law and Mitchell Institute Secure Major Grant on Reparations and Transitional Justice

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Does Terrorism Work?

9/11/2016 - Professor Richard English argues that it is as important to ask ‘Does Terrorism Work?’ as to consider ‘why’ people mount terrorist attacks.

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British Academy Fellows' Reflections

9/11/2016 - Professor Richard English reflects on the arguments in his recent book, Does Terrorism Work?

Scholarship Opportunity

Just Announced - Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme

14/11/2016 - The Mitchell Institute is delighted to announce that we have been awarded a DFID Award, as part of the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme.

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Postgraduate Research Open Evening


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Dr Cheryl Lawther - Simpson Visiting Scholar at University of Wyoming

26/09/2016 - Mitchell Institute Senior Research Fellow Dr Cheryl Lawther will attend the University of Wyoming as a 'Simpson Visiting Scholar' in November 2016.

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British Academy Briefing: A Bill of Rights for the UK?

7/09/2016 - The proposal to repeal the Human Rights Act 1998 and replace it with a new Bill of Rights for the UK continues to generate considerable debate and controversy.

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Mitchell Institute Appointment

7/09/2016 - The Mitchell Institute welcomes Distinguished Professorial Fellow, Professor Richard English, to the GRI.

British Academy Grant

New British Academy Grant for Mitchell Institute

10/08/2016 - Dr Joanne Murphy, Senior Research Fellow 2015-16

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The First Minister, Arlene Foster MLA, delivers the Harri Holkeri Lecture

20/06/2016 - The Institute was honoured to welcome First Minister Arlene Foster as our Harri Holkeri Lecturer for 2016. The First Minister delivered a presentation to a packed audience in Riddel Hall, entitled: ‘Women, Leadership and Peace-building’.

Book Release

Book Release: Cartographies of Differences, Dr Ulrike M Vieten

22/06/2016 - Queen's University Research Fellow, Dr Ulrike M Vieten has released a new book (co-edited collection)

Research Awards

New Research Awards for Institute Research Fellows

22/06/2016 - Many congratulations to three of our QUB Research Fellows who each have recently received research awards!

Global Visions for 2020

From Aboriginal Australia to Northern Ireland

27/06/2016 - Collapse the Box: Heather Kamarra Shearer and Professor Fiona Magowan Northern Visions Television (NVTV)

Institute Launch Event

Senator George J. Mitchell launches Global Research Institute at Queen’s

24/06/2016 - Senator George J. Mitchell launched one of Queen’s University’s Global Research Institutes, named in his honour.

Research Award

£800,000 award for the Mitchell Institute

27/07/2016 - Pioneering research on the role of sound in conflict

Book Release

Envisioning Sustainabilities

29/08/2016 - Mitchell Institute fellow Dr Fiona Murphy releases new edited book

Issue 1 - October 2016

Institute Newsletter


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Postgraduate Research Open Evening


Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

How the Israeli-Palestinian conflict resisted Obama’s efforts

21/11/2016 - Mitchell Institute Research Fellow, Dr Julie Norman, writing for The Conversation

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Visiting Research Professor James Anderson publishes lead article

9/11/2016 - Mitchell Institute Visiting Research Professor James Anderson publishes lead article on Ethnocracy in Cosmopolitan Civil Societies: An Interdisciplinary Journal.


Deadline for Winter School applications extended to 16 January 2016

15/12/2016 - Peace Building and Conflict Transformation Winter School 2017