04 February 2014

Summer School 2014, Transitional Justice Institute, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland
Addressing Sexual Violence and Gendered Harm in Conflict and Post-Conflict Settings: Addressing Enforcement, Essentialism and Masculinities
23 - 27 June 2014, Jordanstown Campus, University of Ulster
Deadline for application: 14 March 2014
The Summer School organised by the Transitional Justice Institute (TJI) at the University of Ulster is a week-long residential course, consisting of a series of interactive lectures, workshops and roundtable discussions. It is aimed at both postgraduate students and practitioners working in the field of transitional justice and human rights.
The academic component of the summer school is also complemented by a social programme which provides the opportunity for participants to get to know a little about the local area. A number of social events such as: a murals tour in Belfast, film screenings and a Summer School dinner at Belfast Castle are included in the programme.
Draft programme
Day 1: Introduction to Legal Frameworks Addressing Harm in Conflict (Law of Armed Conflict, Human Rights Law, R2P)
Day 2: Understanding the Complexity of Gendered and Sexual Harms in Conflict and Post Conflict Settings
Day 3: Engaging and Developing Expertise to Regulate, Address, and Ameliorate Harms in Conflict and Post-Conflict Settings
Day 4: Harms Against Men and Masculinities in Conflict and Post-Conflict Settings
Day 5: Integrating Critical Frameworks with needs and practicalities on the ground in Conflict and Post-Conflict Settings
TJI speakers
• Professor Fionnuala Ni Aolain (Associate Director, TJI & Summer School Director)
• Dr Catherine O'Rourke (Gender Research Coordinator, TJI)
• Professor Brandon Hamber
• Dr Khanyisela Moyo
• Eilish Rooney

External speakers
• Professor Kimberley Theidon (Harvard)
• Dr Aisling Swaine (George Washington & Visiting Scholar, TJI)

How to apply
Applicants should complete the forms and return them to e.mccoubrey@ulster.ac.uk by 14 March 2014.

The Summer School application form, Bursary application form and information leaflet can be downloaded from Summer School 2014 website.

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