On the twentieth anniversary of the 2001 invasion of Afghanistan, and amid the crisis there in 2021, expert analysis is vital.
The book launch and the lecture was held on 12 May 2021 for the Warwick Interdisciplinary Research Centre for International Development.
This lecture uses data from research on male and female ex-combatants in Northern Ireland, Republican and Loyalist, to address the moral claims to legitimacy they make to render their decision to engage in violence as rational and inevitable.
Dr Dina Zoe Belluigi of Queen’s University and Dr Fateh Shaban of the Academic Centre for Development and Peace Studies, in Turkey discuss the work of the Council for At Risk Academics (Cara).
Congratulations to our brilliant QUB_LINCS team who were semi-finalists in the Atlantic Council 4th Annual Virtual Cyber 9/12 UK Strategy Challenge on 16 and 17 February 2021.
Thirty funded doctoral scholarships announced by Queen’s University Belfast are set to provide a unique opportunity to explore the challenges of Artificial intelligence (AI) for every area of science and society.
Mitchell Institute Honorary Professor of Practice Rory Montgomery last week published the attached article in a special issue of the Royal Irish Academy’s Irish Studies in International Affairs.
Well done to John Morison for leading on a successful application for funding for a new Doctoral Training Centre (DTC) to be known as the ‘Leverhulme Interdisciplinary Network on Algorithmic Solutions’ (LINAS).
Dr James Waller, Cohen Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Keene State College and former Visiting Professor and graduate of Mitchell Institute Winter School, reflects on the escalating risk of mass violence in the United States.
Congratulations to Mitchell Institute visiting researcher Dickson Ajisafe, who has been awarded a Global Digital Fellowship by the World Society Foundation, Switzerland and Council for European Studies, Columbia University, New York (WSF-CES).
Mitchell Institute Practitioner Chair Michael Semple updates on the prospects of peace in Afghanistan in his article 'Terrorism and Peace in Afghanistan'.
BEYOND BORDERS supports research about borders and boundaries in past and present times. It promotes interdisciplinary exchange in the social sciences and humanities.
The Mitchell Institute and Artios Global have just completed a year-long research collaboration funded by ESRC and InvestNI on societal impacts of mining and de-mining.
Many congratulations to Prof Kieran McEvoy and Dr Anna Bryson on their most recent AHRC funding application success. Their new project 'Enhancing Democratic Habits' will carry out an oral history of the Law Centres movement.
Prof Kieran McEvoy is a leading figure internationally on societies transitioning from conflict, most notably on issues such as dealing with the past, human-rights protections and reparations.
Jonathan Powell and Rory Montgomery were ‘In Conversation’ with Richard English in a QUB-TCD event in The Long Room Hub at Trinity College Dublin on Monday 18 May 2020.
Call for Papers for The Annual Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice, Postgraduate Student Conference
Visiting research fellow Dr Birgit Schippers addressed a recent meeting of the Council of Europe Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy in Strasbourg, where she spoke on the need for democratic governance of artificial intelligence (AI).
Leverhulme Interdisciplinary Network on Cybersecurity and Society (LINCS) at Queen’s University Belfast has been established to support pioneering research at the interface between the social sciences and electronic engineering & computer science.
Mitchell Institute Senior Research Fellow Dr Eva Urban has published her latest book La Philosophie des Lumières dans le Théâtre Breton: Tradition et Influences (Enlightenment Philosophy in Breton Theatre: Tradition and Influences)
A Visiting Researcher at the Mitchell Institute highlights some of the Human Rights concerns regarding facial recognition technology.
A former student of Queen's University has won a postgraduate essay prize from the Irish Society for the Academic Study of Religion's.