Northern Ireland Peace Process expert joins University of Northampton

News Page 19th November 2018

Students and staff will be offered expert insight into the history of the peace process in Northern Ireland by one of the country’s leading voices in peace building and social justice.

Adree Wallace, an experienced advocate for community and economic development throughout Northern and southern Ireland, joins the University as a Visiting Fellow in Law.

Adree will hold speaker sessions on organised crime in Northern Ireland and the history of the troubles in the lead up to the peace process in the 1990s.

Adree has over 30 years’ experience, engaged in proactive peace building and social justice programmes focusing on conflict transformation, community development, and the reintegration of politically motivated ex-prisoners.

She has previously worked on the delivery of conflict management programmes to a wide range of ex-prisoner and former combatant groups and their families through the development of innovative social enterprise models

The three sessions, which are available to undergraduates, staff and postgraduates, are free to attend and will be held at the Learning Hub and Senate on 19 and 20 November. The sessions include:

  • Organised Crime in Post-Conflict Societies (aimed at UG students)

    Monday 19 November 12-1pm in SN308

  • Collaborative Research Round-table (aimed at staff and research students)

    Tuesday 20 November 10-11am in SN212

  • A History of ‘The Troubles’ and the Peace Process (aimed at PG students or UG students interested in the LLM)

    Tuesday 20 November 3-4pm in LH317

 

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