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2008 Events 

1 October 2008 Great Hall, Queen’s University Belfast
Cap and the Development Services Centre Northern Ireland :Best Practice in Design for People with Dementia  >> More
An Institute of Governance Event

17-18 September 2008 
Corporate Governance and Globalisation: Sarbanes-Oxley Seven Years on >>More
An Institute of Governance Event

29th May 2008 12.15-2.30, Seminar Room 1, Institute of Governance
CAP Research Seminar: Anti-social Behaviour (ASB) in society today, discussion of government and community responses.
Brendan Sturgeon, 2nd Year Cap Phd student, Institute of Governance, Queen’s
An Institute of Governance Event

22nd May 2008, 12.15 – 2.30,  Seminar Room 1, Institute of Governance
CAP Research Seminar: Housing Design fit for older people
Dr Karim KhadjriSchool of Planning, Architecture & Civil Engineering, Queen’s
An Institute of Governance Event

1st May 2008 12.15 – 2.30, Seminar Room 1, Institute of Governance
CAP Research Seminar: The use of music in dementia care
Dr Maria Mullan & Linda Robinson
An Institute of Governance Event

24th April 2008 12.15 – 2.30, Seminar Room 1, Institute of Governance
CAP Research Seminar: Title To Be Confirmed
Dr Virpi Timone,Centre for Ageing, Trinity College Dublin
An Institute of Governance Event

Thursday 16 October 2008, Seminar Room 1, Institute of Governance,
“Demographic Ageing: Burden or Asset for Rural Communities?”
Aileen Stockdale, Environmental Planning 
An Institute of Governance Event

Thursday 23 October 2008, Seminar Room 1, Institute of Governance, 1.00-2.15pm, 
“Is legislation really the most effective mechanism to reduce ageism in the workforce?” 
Ruth Mc Cormick, Final Year Cap PhD Student 
An Institute of Governance Event

Thursday 30 October 2008, Seminar Room 1, Institute of Governance,1.00-2.15pm
“How much does it cost to care? Optimising the safety of medicines for older people in nursing homes” 
Dr Susan Patterson, School of Pharmacy,  Queen’s University  
An Institute of Governance Event

9 September 2008
The School of Law Annual Workshop: Biotechnology, European Law and Citizens

Semester 2,  2007-2008

Thursday 24th January 2008 Seminar Room 1, Institute of Governance - 1 p.m.
“Human Rights as a Framework for Negotiating/Protecting Cultural Differences?
 An Exploration in the Case-Law of the European Court of Human Rights”
Professsor Eva Brems University of Ghent
School of Law Seminar Series

Thursday 31st January 2008 27 University Square, room 101 - 1 p.m.
“Community Building in Northern Ireland: Lessons I Will Take Back to the U.S.”
Allen Hays Fulbright Fellow QUB
School of Law Seminar Series

Tuesday 5th February 2008 27 University Square, room 101 - 1 p.m.
“Managing Legal Risk”
Professor Colin Scott University College Dublin 
School of Law Seminar Series

Tuesday 26th February 2008 ** Seminar Room 1, Institute of Governance - 1 p.m.
“Complicity or Impunity: States' Responsibility for the Human Rights Effects of Their Foreign Policy”
Professor Sigrun Skogly University of Lancaster
School of Law Seminar Series

Tuesday 4th March 2008 Seminar Room 1, Institute of Governance - 1 p.m
“How Do Human Rights Provide a Foundation for (Irish) Society?”
Mr. Sean Love Director Amnesty International Irish Section
School of Law Seminar Series

Thursday 6th March 2008 ** Peter Froggatt Centre, Room 211 - 1 p.m.
"Discipline, Taxonomy and Method: Seven ConcentricCircles of International Criminal Justice"
Professor Paul Roberts University of Nottingham
School of Law Seminar Series

4-5 April 2008
Annual School of Law Conference  "The Limits of Justability: Exploring the Role of Judges in the Modern World"
Chairpersons: Rt Hon Sir Brian Kerr, Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland,
Hon Mr Justice Deeny, Judge of the High Court of Northern Ireland and Judge-in-Residence at Queen’s University Belfast >> More

Thursday 8th May 2008 ** Institute of Governance, Seminar Room 1, 1-2pm.
"The Morality of Group Rights: Instrumental versus Human Rights Approaches"
Professor Neus Torbisco Casals, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona
School of Law Seminar Series

Friday 9th May 2008 **  Peter Froggatt Centre Room 210, 12.30- 1.30
"The Open Architecture of European Human Rights Law"   
Dr Nico Krisch, London School of Economics
School of Law Seminar Series

Wednesday 14th May 2008 ** Seminar Room 1, Institute of Governance - 1.30 p.m.
"Torture Team: Guantanamo, the Lawyers and Criminal Responsibility under International Law"
Professor Philippe Sands University College London
School of Law Seminar Series

Wednesday 28th May 2008 Peter Froggatt Centre, Room 212 - 1 p.m.
"Crime is in the Air"
Professor Reece Walters Open University
School of Law Seminar Series

3 October 2008, Seminar Room 1, Institute of Governance, 9.30 - 5pm
1968: Civil Rights - Then and Now. A one day conference >> More
School of Law Seminar Series

Wednesday 22 October 2008, Room 27.101, 27 University Square, 4.00pm 
“Crimes of the Global State”, School of Law Seminar Series
Professor Maureen Cain, Cambridge University  
School of Law Seminar Series

Wednesday 22 October 2008, Room 27.101, 27 University Square, 4.00pm 
“Crimes of the Global State”
Professor Maureen Cain, Cambridge University  
An Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice Event

Wednesday May 28th 2008, Peter Froggatt Centre, Room  212 - 5pm
  “Crime is in the air”
Professor Reece Walters (Open University)
An Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice Event

Thursday 6th March 2008  (joint ICCJ/HRC seminar)  Peter Froggatt Centre, Room 211 - 1 p.m.
"Discipline, Taxonomy and Method: Seven ConcentricCircles of International Criminal Justice"
Professor Paul Roberts University of Nottingham 
An Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice Event

Monday 13 October 2008, Room 27.101, 27 University Square, 1.00pm
“Women's Reproductive Rights”
Dr Wendy Savage
A Human Rights Centre Event

Friday 17 October 2008, Elmwood Hall, 1.00pm,  co-sponsor with Amnesty International
Annual Amnesty International Lecture 
Dr Mary Robinson  
A Human Rights Centre Event

Tuesday 28 October 2008, Senate Room, 2.30-6.00pm
“Advancing Travellers’ Housing Rights through Litigation” 
Speakers include: Tim Jones (Barrister); Sinead Lucey (Irish Human Rights Commission/ formerly Legal Consultant to the Irish Traveller Movement Legal Unit); Alyson Kilpatrick (Barrister); Geraldine Scullion (formerly Legal Director of European Roma Rights Centre)
A Human Rights Centre Event

Wednesday 24th September 2008 Seminar room 1, Institute of Governance, 1.00 p.m.
"A Charter of Rights for the island of Ireland"
Professor Colin Harvey QUB, Ms Suzanne Egan University College Dublin, Professor Rachel Murray University of Bristol
Powerpoint Presentation
A Human Rights Centre Event

Friday 27th June 2008 Seminar room 1, Institute of Governance, 10.30 p.m.
"Violence Against Women Roundtable"
Professor G.Kristian Miccio Roundtable Programme 
A Human Rights Centre Event

Monday 23 June 2008 Seminar room 1, Institute of Governance, 2 p.m.
"The Bill of Rights and Women, what comes next?"
Professor Fionnuala NiAolain & Professor Monica McWilliams Seminar Programme 
A Human Rights Centre Event

Wednesday 14th May 2008 
Seminar Room 1, Institute of Governance - 1.30 p.m.
"Torture Team: Guantanamo, the Lawyers and Criminal Responsibility under International Law"
Professor Philippe Sands University College London
A Human Rights Centre Event

Wednesday 9th April 2008 Peter Froggatt Centre, Room 206 - 4.10 p.m.
"The Right to Privacy for consensual homosexual acts in private in Northern Ireland"
Professor Jeff Dudgeon Notes from Talk
A Human Rights Centre Event

Thursday 6th March 2008 ** Peter Froggatt Centre, Room 211 - 1 p.m.
"Discipline, Taxonomy and Method: Seven ConcentricCircles of International Criminal Justice"
Professor Paul Roberts University of Nottingham
A Human Rights Centre Event

Tuesday 4th March 2008 Seminar Room 1, Institute of Governance - 1 p.m
“How Do Human Rights Provide a Foundation for (Irish) Society?”
Mr. Sean Love Director Amnesty International Irish Section
A Human Rights Centre Event

Tuesday 26th February 2008 ** Seminar Room 1, Institute of Governance - 1 p.m.
“Complicity or Impunity: States' Responsibility for the Human Rights Effects of Their Foreign Policy”
Professor Sigrun Skogly University of Lancaster
A Human Rights Centre Event

16th February 2008 10am, Seminar Room 1, Institute of Governance
"Accountability in Transition"
Dame Nuala O'Loan Former Police Ombudsman
A Human Rights Centre Event

24th January 2008 1 p.m., Seminar Room 1, Institute of Governance
"Human Rights as a Framework for Negotiating/Protecting Cultural Differences ? An Exploration in the Case-Law of the European Court of Human Rights"
Professor Eva Brems from University of Ghent  Powerpoint Presentation
A Human Rights Centre Event

Wednesday 5 November 2008, Room 27.101, 27 University Square,  4.00pm
“The role of adverse possession in the context of informal transfers of land” 
Dr Una Woods, University of Limerick 
School of Law Seminar Series

Thursday 6 November 2008, Seminar Room 1, Institute of Governance, 1.00-2.15pm, lunch 12.15
“The reality of life for Carers in Northern Ireland” 
Professor Eileen Evason, Emeritus Professor Administration University of Ulster
A Changing Ageing Partnership Event

Wednesday 12 November 2008, Room 27.101, 27 University Square,4.00pm 
"Internationalising Common Law Courts" 
Dr Fiona de Londras, UCD 
School of Law Seminar Series

Thursday13 November 2008, Seminar Room 1, Institute of Governance, 1.00-2.15pm, lunch 12.15 
“Home from home: Older Chinese People Housing Needs Assessment North West Area in Northern Ireland” 
Gillian Greer, Research Officer Northern Ireland Housing Executive 
A Changing Ageing Partnership Event 

Thursday 13th November 2008, Room PFC/307, 5.30
‘Gendered bodies, dance and imprisonment: Lessons for criminology'
Professor Sylvie Frigon, University of Ottawa
An Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice Event

Thursday 20 November 2008, Seminar Room 1, Institute of Governance, 1.00-2.15pm, lunch 12.15
“The view from the Hill – Arts by, with and for older people” 
Gerri Moriarty, Maureen Harkins, Arts for Older people Network 
A Changing Ageing Partnership Event 

Thursday 20 November 2008, 302B PFC  
Ms Elizabeth Kirk, University of Dundee
School of Law Seminar Series

Wednesday 26 November 2008, Room 27.101, 27 University Square,4.00pm  
"Serial Offending and the Criminal Events Perspective"
Associate Professor Nathan Pino, Texas State University, San Marcos 
An Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice Event

Thursday 27 November 2008, Seminar Room 1, Institute of Governance, 1.00-2.15pm, lunch 12.15 
“Voluntary action and ageing in Ireland, north south”. 
Dr Nick Acheson, University of Ulster 
A Changing Ageing Partnership Event 

Thursday 27 November 2008, Peter Frogatt Centre, Larmour Lecture Theatre,  5.30pm
The Stephen Livingstone Memorial Lecture 2008
Murray Hunt, Joint Committee on Human Rights, Westminster 

Monday 1 December 2008
ICCJ Annual Lecture 
An Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice Event

Friday 5th December 2008, Peter Frogatt Centre Rm 212, 5.30pm
The Edgar Graham Memorial Lecture
Professor John McEldowney, University of Warwick

Thursday 4 December 2008, Seminar Room 1, Institute of Governance, 1.00-2.15pm, lunch 12.15  
“MOTILITY 21: twenty-first century social engagement for the older citizen through social dance in Northern Ireland” 
Dr Jonathan Skinner 
A Changing Ageing Partnership Event 

Tuesday 10 December 2008, Seminar Room 1, Institute of Governance, 1.00pm  
Professor Ademola Abass, Brunel University 
School of Law Seminar Series

2007 and Previous Events