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Queen's University Belfast - Peace and Conflict
24 minutes | Aug 19, 2020
Episode 8: Trauma – How Do We Deal with the Past?
The scars of trauma last long after the conflict ends. We hear from Dr Michael Duffy, who has worked with victims of 9/11 and the Manchester Bombing and Dr Laura Dunne, who helps women and children in some of the world’s poorest countries. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
23 minutes | Aug 19, 2020
Episode 7: Economics and Conflict – Cause and Solution?
How are economies managed in societies in conflict and how do organisations cope with trading and organising themselves amid political violence? We hear about different schools of economic thought, entrepreneurship and the emergence of dynamic organisations. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
23 minutes | Aug 11, 2020
Episode 6: Radicalisation – Is it the Right Term to Use?
Education as a tool for reconciliation in Northern Ireland and other conflict zones. We hear from Prof Tony Gallagher, who helped pioneer shared education in Northern Ireland and advises in other regions, including Lebanon and Israel. We also hear about the experience of Colombia in its peace process and the factors that shape it from Dr Andrew Thomson. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
37 minutes | Aug 11, 2020
Episode 5: Legacy – Trying to Resolve Historic Issues from the Past
The courts as a battle ground – using the law to resolve outstanding issues from conflict. How can the courts help address historic grievances and lay to rest political disputes that are difficult to resolve. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
35 minutes | Aug 5, 2020
Episode 4: Troubled Histories and America’s Role in NI
How do post-conflict societies that haven’t addressed the past, do so? We explore the role of the US in helping create the Northern Ireland peace process, the value of field research and ask what roles are there for outside actors in helping address conflicted societies globally? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
29 minutes | Aug 5, 2020
Episode 3: Activist Feminism – Addressing Inequality
Listen as Queen’s academics from the Centre for Gender in Politics discuss the role of black feminists in the Black Lives Matter protest, the need for solidarity between feminist academics and the study of LGBT and feminist activism in post-conflict societies. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
33 minutes | Jul 15, 2020
Episode 2: What Makes People Fight for Illegal Armed Groups?
Why do people join armed groups and what exactly is a `radical’ or a `terrorist’’? Listen as Queen’s academics discuss the definition of `terrorism’ and `radicalisation’ and how perceptions and definitions of both have shifted over the past 20 years and from era to era. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
23 minutes | Jul 10, 2020
Episode 1: Talking Peace – On the Front Line in Afghanistan
Analysis from Kabul on the progress of the US-backed attempt at a `Grand Bargain’ between the Taliban and the national government. Prof Michael Semple describes internal Taliban tensions over an approach to negotiations, the academic research behind the peace process and the gulf in the experience of Afghans living in cities, compared those in contested rural areas. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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