In this podcast series, Professor Michael Semple, a leading global expert on Afghanistan, the Taliban and peace-making, speaks with key figures from the former Afghan government, NGO’s and others involved in the country’s politics as the country seeks to rebuild under a new Taliban government, 20 years after the former Taliban rulers were overthrown.
In this new podcast series, Professor Richard English (Director of the Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice at Queen’s University Belfast) speaks with experts working in the areas of conflict resolution, peace-building, security and justice.
The interviewees offer insights, perspectives and analysis regarding some of the world's most major challenges, and how best to meet them.
In order to mark the centenary of the partitioning of Ireland, Queen’s University Belfast organised and hosted a major series of online public talks.
The series was supported by the UK Government and the Irish Government, and by the British Academy and the Royal Irish Academy. The talks were recorded and produced by the BBC.
The series addresses a diverse range of major themes, including the complex origins and legacies of partition, the Irish border in literature, the experience of minorities, and class-based and gender-based perspectives.
This podcast by our Postgraduate students is available freely online to the public.
Our Mission: Exploring out loud, in an accessible medium, topics related to conflict transformation & social justice utilizing real world approaches.
Our Vision: to make complex topics & emerging research accessible to all audiences and to be a platform to encourage societal transformation.
This podcast series looks at conflict and peace-building around the world, from Afghanistan to Ireland, Colombia and South Africa to the Middle East.
Academics from Queen’s University, Belfast, share their experiences and reflections on how societies can transition from conflict to peace and how the traumatic political legacies of conflict can endure and continue to shape political discourse today.
Dr Tim Wilson about his latest book: Killing strangers: How Political Violence became modern
Dr Tim Wilson is a historian who is interested in the questions surrounding where the violence of terrorism has come from, and how it is different from (or similar to) what has gone before. He is director of the Handa Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence at the University of St Andrews and Senior Lecturer in International Relations.
Professor Bruce Hoffman, Georgetown University