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2007 Events

30 November 2007
"E-government workshop" >>More
An Institute of Governance Event

20 September 2007, 12.15 pm Seminar Room 1, Institute of Governance
Sarah Machniewski, CAP PhD student
CAP Reserach Seminar: Crime in Perspective
An Institute of Governance Event

1-5 October 2007, Seminar Room 1, Institute of Governance 
CAP Seminar Programme Age Awareness Week >> More
An Institute of Governance Event

29 June 2007, 1.15 pm Seminar Room 1, Institute of Governance
Dr John Copelton, Queen's University Belfast
CAP Reserach Seminar: Well Being and self Determination in Older People
An Institute of Governance Event

26 April 2007
Jenny Muir & Joanne Murphy, Queen's University Belfast
"Reports on the 'Towards Richer Decision-Making' Project"
An Institute of Governance Event

15 March 2007
Keith Vincent, Queen's University Belfast
"Home: The Extra-Territorial Effects of the Human Rights Act 1998"
An Institute of Governance Event

8 March 2007
Malin Stegman McCallion, University College Dublin
"Swedish Experimental Regions"
An Institute of Governance Event

1 March 2007
Iain MacNeil, Glasgow University
"Sarbanes-Oxley and Corporate Governance Codes in the UK and EU"
An Institute of Governance Event

14th November 2007 
 “The Road to Crime: Illicit Networks and the Taxi Industry”
Dr. Phil Hadfield University of Leeds
An Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice Event
 
17th October 2007  
“The Thing Is You Have to Do It Yourself:  Transforming Young Offenders into Young People”
Dr. Jo Phoenix University of Durham
An Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice Event

17 May 2007
"Consensual Criminal Procedures?: The Procedural Inducement of Admissions and Confessions of Guilt: From *wergeld* and torture ro plea and confession bargaining and the waiver of the full-fledged trial."
Professor Stephen Thaman, Professor of Law and Co-Director, Centre for International and Comparative Law, Saint Louis University
An Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice Event

7 March 2007
"The 'Child Savers' Revisited"
Professor Tony Platt, California State University, Sacramento, USA
An Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice Event

19 February 2007
"The Punishment of Women in Russia: Space, Place and the Landscapes of Penal Despair."
Laura Piacentini, Senior Lecturer, Strathclyde Law School
An Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice Event

Monday 10th December 2007 6.00p.m, Peter Froggatt Centre, Room 307
  "A Bill of Rights for Northern Ireland: The Story so Far"
Chris Sidoti (Chair of the Bill of Rights Forum), Prof. Colin Harvey (Director, Human Rights Centre, Queen's University Belfast) and Dr Anne Smith (Transitional Justice Institute, University of Ulster)
A Human Rights Centre Event

Friday 1st June 2007, 1.00pm  G10N Seminar Room Lanyon Building
"Economics and Human Rights - Making the Connections"
Inez McCormack, Chair of the North/South Participation and Rights Project  
A Human Rights Centre Event

Friday 25 May 2007 Human Rights & Human Trafficking Conference
A Human Rights Centre Event

8 May 2007
"Developments in the UN's Human Rights Machinery following the Establishment of the Human Rights Council"
Chris Sidoti, Director of International Service for Human Rights (Geneva)
A Human Rights Centre Event

2 May 2007
" Whats wrong with the European Convention on Human Rights?"
Professor Steven Greer, University of Bristol
A Human Rights Centre Event

22 March 2007
"A Human Rights Act for Australia: Why, What and When"
Professor Spencer Zifcak, School of Law, La Trobe University (Australia)
A Human Rights Centre Event

16 March 2007
'Human Rights, the "Rule of Law" and the future of transitional justice'
Professor Kieran McEvoy, Queen's University Belfast
A Human Rights Centre Event

21 March 2007
Slavery Past & Present: A Human Rights Centre Roundtable on the Occasion of the Bicentenary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade by the United Kingdom. 
With Speakers Dr Jean Allain, Dr Tom Obokata & Dr Nini Rogers
A Human Rights Centre Event

5 March 2007
"Human Rights and Irish Foreign Policy"
Eamonn Mac Aodha, Director, Human Rights Unit, Department of Foreign Affairs
A Human Rights Centre Event

 27 February 2007
"Asylum and Incarceration"
Shami Chakrabarti, Director, Liberty
A Human Rights Centre Event

6 February 2007
"Change and devolution of criminal justice and policing in Northern Ireland - international lessons."
Aideen Gilmore, Research and Policy Officer with the Committee on the Administration of Justice (CAJ)
A Human Rights Centre Event

2005-2006 Events

14 December 2006
Public Seminar on Imprisoning Children
Professor Monica McWilliams, Professor Phil Scraton, Dr Una Convery, Dr Linda Moore and Professor Barry Goldson
This series of presentations is hosted by the Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice in association with the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission and the Human Rights Centre, Queen's University Belfast
An Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice Event

13 November 2006
"Policing the Past to Police the Future"
Sir Hugh Orde
An Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice Event

25 October 2006
"Do Women's Bodies Matter in Prison?"
Professor Sylvie Frigon, Department of Criminology, University of Ottawa
An Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice Event

24 May 2006
"Representative Policing, a Discussion on a Draft Tool Kit for the United Nations"
Professor Tom Hadden, School of Law, Queen's University Belfast
An Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice Event

17 May 2006
"Confronting the Aftermath of Colonialism, The Struggle for Reparations for Aboriginal People in Australia"
Professor Chris Cunneen, University of New South Wales, Sydney
An Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice Event

29th March 2006
No Turning Back: New Labour and the Politics of Law and Order
Professor David Downes, London School of Economics
An Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice Event

8th March 2006
Law and Reality: Adapting Evidence in the Light of Psychology
Professor Jenny McEwan, University of Exeter
An Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice Event

23rd & 24th February 2006
North South Postgraduate Criminology Group
Postgraduate Conference, Queen's University of Belfast
An Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice Event

23rd November 2005
In Pursuit of Decency
Duncan McLaughlan, formerly of Queen's University Belfast
An Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice Event

31st October 2005
Human Rights and the Fight Against Terrorism
Professor Egbert Myjer, Judge of the European Court of Human Rights
An Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice Event

14 December 2006
Public Seminar on Imprisoning Children
Professor Monica McWilliams, Professor Phil Scraton, Dr Una Convery, Dr Linda Moore and Professor Barry Goldson. This series of presentations is hosted by the Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice in association with the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission and the Human Rights Centre, Queen's University Belfast
A Human Rights Centre Event

8 December 2006
'The Scottish Commissioner for Human Rights Bill'.
Professor Alan Miller, Director of McGrigors Rights
A Human Rights Centre Event

24 November 2006
"Building Human Rights Based Approaches"
Patrick Twomey, International Human Rights Network
A Human Rights Centre Event

7 November 2006
"The Hidden Art of International Criminal Trial Practice"
Dr Rosemary Byrne, Trinity College Dublin
A Human Rights Centre Event

17 October 2006
Launch of the International Human Rights Law Video Library
A Human Rights Centre Event

16 October 2006
"Human Rights and US Foreign Policy"
Professor Julie Mertus, American University, Washington DC,
A Human Rights Centre Event

16 October 2006
"Customary International Humanitarian Law: Why Is It Relevant Today?"
Professor Louise Doswald-Beck
A Human Rights Centre Event

6 June 2006
Minority Rights Law: Purposes, Principles & Practice"
Dr Joshua Castellino, National University of Ireland, Galway
A Human Rights Centre Event

24 May 2006
"Representative Policing, a Discussion on a Draft Tool Kit for the United Nations"
Professor Tom Hadden, School of Law, Queen's University Belfast
A Human Rights Centre Event

25 May 2006
"Human Rights in Irish Foreign Policy"
Éamonn MacAodha, Director of the Human Rights Unit, Department of Foreign Affairs
A Human Rights Centre Event

2nd May 2006
Human Rights - Agenda for Change
Training session organised by QUB Human Rights Centre and NICVA
A Human Rights Centre Event

27th April 2006
"The Role of Judges in the Development of Constitutions"
Inaugural Lecture Professor Brice Dickson, School of Law, Queen's University Belfast
A Human Rights Centre Event

25th April 2006
'Trade to Live or Live to Trade? The World Trade Organization and Human Rights'
Professor Sarah Joseph, Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, Monash University
A Human Rights Centre Event

9th March 2006
' Governing After the Rights Revolution'
Inaugural Lecture Professor Colin Harvey, School of Law, Queen's University Belfast
A Human Rights Centre Event

6th March 2006
Child and Family Law: Human Rights Development
QUB Human Rights Centre and SLS Joint Seminar
A Human Rights Centre Event

27th February 2006
Criminal Evidence and Human Rights: An Update on Recent Developments
QUB Human Rights Centre and SLS Joint Seminar
A Human Rights Centre Event

23rd February 2006
'Deference and the Human Rights Act 1998 in the Northern Ireland Court of Appeal'
Mr John Larkin QC, Barrister
A Human Rights Centre Event

16th February 2006
Safe in Their Hands? The Law Lords and Human Rights
Professor Brice Dickson, School of Law, Queen's University Belfast
A Human Rights Centre Event

8th February 2006
First Cases at the International Criminal Court
Professor William Schabas, Irish Human Rights Centre, University of Galway
A Human Rights Centre Event

20th January 2006
The Nature, Impact and Future of Section 75 Northern Ireland Act 1998
A Human Rights Centre Event

Colin Copus, Birmingham University
Visions of local government reform: the politics of a new constitutional settlement for the centre and the localities.
An Institute of Governance Event

Jack Anderson, Queen’s University Belfast.
Sport's red-light district: the administration and regulation of professional boxing.
An Institute of Governance Event

John Garry, Queen’s University Belfast.
The Emergence of David Cameron as Conservative Party Leader: Party Members and Political Attitudes.
An Institute of Governance Event

Virpi Timonen, Trinity College Dublin.
Governing Care – Challenges of Regulating the Complex Care Mix for Older Persons.
An Institute of Governance Event

Gerry Stoker, Manchester University.
Cross-disciplinary Work on Governance: What is there to Gain?
An Institute of Governance Event

Debbie Donnelly, Northern Ireland Policing Board.
Future of District Policing Partnerships: Governance Issues.
An Institute of Governance Event

Professor Ruth Lister, Loughborough University.
From object to subject: including marginalised citizens in policy and policy-making.
An Institute of Governance Event

Professor Irene Lynch-Fannon, University College Cork.
Corporate Governance: Norms and Laws.
An Institute of Governance Event

Rosemary Wilson, NHS Northern Ireland.
Consent: the Legal Issues in Healthcare.
An Institute of Governance Event

British and Comparative Territorial Politics 
The Political Studies Association held a 4 day conference at the Institute, 11-13 January 2006
An Institute of Governance Event

Europe at the Crossroads
A once day seminar organised in conjunction with NICVA, 15 November 2005
An Institute of Governance Event

Complexity, Knowledge and Ethics,
A special Lecture was delivered by Professor Paul Chilliers, Department of Philosophy University of Stellenbosch, South Africa,9th September 2005The F Word The Institute, in association with The Women's Network, hosted the The Forgiveness Project's first visit to Northern Ireland with the touring exhibition entitled  'The F Word' 7 June 2005
An Institute of Governance Event

New democratic spaces in Northern Ireland politics?: trends, opinions and expectations
A one day seminar 18th June 2005
An Institute of Governance Event

Sustainable Development for the 21st Century
The Institute  hosted a mini-conference on16 May 2005. The guest speakers were Dr Ralph Winkler, School of Politics Keele University & University of Heidelberg Germany, and Prof Frank Fischer, Center for Global Change and Governance, Rutgers University USA
An Institute of Governance Event