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  • Photography & International Conflict | ucdclinton.ie | UCD Clinton
    Sept 2010 Photography International Conflict This research project forms the core of an interdisciplinary transnational collaboration between scholars in the fields of visual culture and international relations practitioners in photography and visual media and NGO actors in fields of human rights and international conflict It examines the roles of image producers and the functions of photographic imagery in the documentation and communication of wars violent conflicts and human rights issues The ideological tenets of humanitarianism and cosmopolitanism in particular their ethical imperatives regarding the pain and suffering of others have long historical associations with traditions of documentary image making This project will review these histories analyse the ideological impulses and functions of contemporary modes of photographic documentation and establish a comparative framework to identify distinctive features of global photographic traditions and practices In developing this framework it will pursue original research on the roles of photography in documenting conflict and its aftermath in Northern Ireland The project will have two broad interrelated strands 1 Histories and Theories this strand examines the ways in which international conflict has been mediated by global photographies and pays particular attention to the colonial and postcolonial contexts of photographic production it examines the role of

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  • The United States and Northern Ireland | ucdclinton.ie | UCD Clinton
    Programme Fellowships Research Supporting the Next Generation of the Irish Diaspora The United States and Northern Ireland Photography International Conflict The American Irish A Visual Ethnography The United States and Northern Ireland A Transatlantic Perspective War and American Identity Photography and Conflict Events Internships Media Newsletter Orientation Links Contact UCD Homepage Welcome To CIAS Click here to watch our introductory movie Prospective Students President Clinton addresses the Institute Sept 2010

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  • Supporting the Next Generation of the Irish Diaspora | ucdclinton.ie | UCD Clinton
    Generation of the Irish Diaspora SUPPORTING THE NEXT GENERATION OF THE IRISH DIASPORA Report of a Research Project Funded by the Emigrant Support Programme Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade The Clinton Institute for American Studies is pleased to announce the publication of exciting new research on the topic of the Irish diaspora More and more states are seeking to understand the form and functions of diasporas and engage with

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  • New Ways of War? Insurgencies, ‘Small Wars’, and the Past and Future of Conflict | ucdclinton.ie | UCD Clinton
    Representations how have the experiences of small wars been represented in literature music and film The New Media Landscape how have media organizations negotiated the terrain of new wars where traditional landmarks and narratives are absent Criminality and Organized Violence in Contemporary Conflict how has the nature of organized violence changed Does the rise of non state actors point to a shift in how we perceive and discuss war Intentions and consequences Does the nature of small wars help explain the increasing disconnection between a government s stated objectives at the beginning of a conflict and the actual outcomes Draft Programme New Ways of War Programme doc 124kb Registration Fee 30 and 15 for students Plenary Speakers Professor Hew Strachan Oxford University Hew Strachan is Chichele Professor of the History of War at the University of Oxford Fellow of All Souls College and Director of the Leverhulme Programme on the Changing Character of War He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 2003 and awarded an Hon D Univ Paisley 2005 He is also Life Fellow of Corpus Christi College Cambridge where he was successively Research Fellow Admissions Tutor and Senior Tutor 1975 92 From 1992 to 2001 he was Professor of Modern History at the University of Glasgow and from 1996 to 2001 Director of the Scottish Centre for War Studies His books include European Armies and the Conduct of War 1983 Wellington s Legacy the Reform of the British Army 1830 54 1984 From Waterloo to Balaclava Tactics Technology and the British Army 1815 1854 1985 awarded the Templer Medal The Politics of the British Army 1997 awarded the Westminster Medal the first volume of his three volume The First World War To Arms 2001 awarded two American military history prizes and nominated for the Glenfiddich Scottish book of the year and The First World War A New Illustrated History 2003 published to accompany the 10 part Wark Clements television series for Channel 4 nominated for a British Book Award and translated into German Italian Dutch Spanish and French He is joint editor of the journal War in History and was editor of The Oxford Illustrated History of the First World War 1998 and The British Army Manpower and Society into the 21st Century 2000 Professor Mark Grimsley The Ohio State University Professor Grimsley received an MA in War Studies from Kings College London in 1985 and a PhD in History from The Ohio State University in 1992 He teaches American military history with an emphasis on the Civil War He is the author of The Hard Hand of War Union Military Policy Toward Southern Civilians 1861 1865 New York and London Cambridge University Press 1995 which won the Lincoln Prize He co authored Warfare in the Western World the military history textbook in use at the U S Military Academy Other works include Civilians in the Path of War Lincoln University of Nebraska Press 2002 with Clifford J Rogers The Collapse of the Confederacy

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  • Diaspora Strategies: Encouragement, Evolution, and Engagement Conference | ucdclinton.ie | UCD Clinton
    a member of the editorial boards of leading journals and publications such as Diaspora and India Journal of Diaspora He is a regular contributor to Israeli newspapers such as Ha aretz Ydioth A haronot and Ynet Kingsley Aikins Networking Matters Kingsley Aikins worked for The Ireland Funds for 21 years and during that time over a quarter of a billion dollars was raised and distributed to over 1200 projects in Ireland North and South These projects were in the areas of peace and reconciliation arts and culture education and community development The Funds are now active in 39 cities in 13 countries around the world and over 40 000 people attend more than 100 events annually He is also co founder on Networking Matters Tim Finch Institute for Public Policy Research Tim Finch is ippr s Director of Communications and is an expert in the areas of politics and media and strategic communications He has degrees in politics from the London School of Economics and the University of Essex His research and publications on diaspora strategies include GlobalBrit Making the most of the British diaspora He worked for a number of years for the BBC latterly as a senior political journalist based at Westminster He is a trustee of Asylum Aid the Zimbabwe Association and the Ramphal Centre and sits on the Housing and Migration Network There is much more to learn about diaspora engagement Part of its promise lies in its extraordinary diversity there is a diaspora partner for every dimension of development and for every corner of the earth But for diaspora engagement policy to be most effective it needs to move beyond the familiar language of using tapping or even exploiting diaspora ties into the language and practice of mutuality and reciprocity Migration Policy Institute This conference will engage with one of the most pertinent political discourses emerging in recent decades diaspora strategies The conference aims to examine the definitional theoretical and practical frameworks of diaspora strategies It will examine historical connotations of the subject matter as well as more contemporary policy implications It will examine the role diaspora strategies play in both the domestic and foreign policy of Ireland Furthermore it will locate such discourses within the broader international community drawing out comparative analysis on questions of nationalism identity and representation Schedule FRIDAY 9 th SEPTEMBER 2011 08 30 09 15 Registration 09 15 09 25 Opening Remarks 09 30 11 00 Panel A Diaspora Concepts and Contests Manish Priyadarshi Ministry of Human Resource Development New Delhi Diaspora Migration Dilemmas Diffusion and Identity Marcos Moldes Simon Fraser University Canada Both but neither Towards a re conceptualization of second generation citizens Chris Wallace ANU Canberra Australia The Quiet Diaspora The Welsh in Australia 11 00 11 30TEA COFFEE 11 30 1 00 Panel B Diasporas and Other Christine O Dowd Smyth WIT Ireland Strategies of Engagement of the Algerian Diaspora in 21st Century France Re Thinking the indeterminacy of diasporic identity Raisa Barash Moscow State University Russia

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  • US and Northern Ireland Colloquium | ucdclinton.ie | UCD Clinton
    Northern Ireland A Healthy Connection Saturday 17 September 9 30am Session Two Presenting Ireland in America Chairperson and Introduction Professor Monica McWilliams University of Ulster and outgoing Chief Commissioner Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission Panelists Dr Sean O hUiginn former Ambassador of Ireland to the United States Ireland and America Presenting Issues Addressing Solutions Mr Mark Tuohy Washington DC Good Friday St Andrews and Beyond An American Perspective of the Irish Peace Process Professor John Coakley School of Politics UCD and Dr Robert Mauro Director of Irish Studies Boston College Pursuing Peace in Northern Ireland Exploring the American Role 11 15 11 45 Tea coffee 11 45am Session Three The Media and Northern Ireland Chairperson and Introduction Professor Liam Kennedy Clinton Institute UCD Panelists Niall O Dowd publisher The Irish Voice Media Commentary on Ireland Professor Michael Breen Mary Immaculate College University of Limerick Headline Coverage of Northern Ireland in the Clinton Presidency Agenda Setting in Theory and Practice 1pm Lunch 2pm Session Four The Clinton Presidency Ireland and Beyond Chairperson and Introduction Professor Robert Brigham Vassar College Panelists Professor John Dumbrell University of Durham Northern Ireland and President Clinton s Wider Foreign Policy Objectives Professor Mark Bradley University of Chicago Ireland and America Through the Lens of the Global South Professor Sean Kay Ohio Wesleyian University The Legacy of the Peace Process in Northern Ireland From Peacemaking to Peacebuilding PANELISTS Paul Arthur is Professor Emeritus of Politics at the University of Ulster He has also lectured extensively in a number of other universities including the University of Missouri 2000 and Stanford 2006 7 He has published over 70 articles in peer reviewed journals as well as five books including his lengthy monograph Special Relationships Britain Ireland and the Northern Ireland Problem 2001 which was partly drawn from his own experiences in public affairs of Northern Ireland He also lectures on conflict studies in various parts of the world most recently in the Middle East He has also advised a number of public bodies and parliamentary committees on conflict resolution Paul Bew has been Professor of Politics at Queen s University Belfast since 1991 and currently sits in the House of Lords as a crossbencher He has published extensively on the history of nineteenth and twentieth century Ireland his most recent book being Ireland The Politics of Enmity 1789 2006 Oxford University Press 2007 For many years he has been involved in many aspects of public policy and comment on Northern Ireland and is Chairperson of the British Irish Association Mark Bradley is Professor of International History at the University Chicago He is the author of a number of books and articles on international history including Vietnam at War 2009 and Truth Claims Representation and Human Rights 2002 He is also an editor of the Cornell University Press book series The United States in the World and is completing a book length manuscript on the place of the United States in twentieth century global human rights politics Michael Breen is

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  • Ireland and African America | ucdclinton.ie | UCD Clinton
    working class Irish identity which might otherwise be at odds with their celebrity status Afternoon sessions centred on the experience of being Irish in African America including the role of religion the Chicago race riots and the Moynihan Report The Black Irish parallel session took on a more auto ethnographical tone with personal discussions on the experience of being and crossover between both Irish and African American identities and an investigation into the racial sonic instability of the father of country Jimmy Rodgers Following a short coffee break late afternoon panels continued with sessions on Drama and Minstrelsy which looked at Blackface and Irish Modernism Irish and African American oppression in the plays of Dion Boucicault and Punch s ambivalent response to American Minstrels An Un common Ancestry included papers on Obama s visit to Ireland Roddy Doyle s short story Home to Harlem and representations of blackness and the fractured self in Martin McDonagh s The Beauty Queen of Leenane The conference was brought to a close with Eric Lott s plenary Before James Brown There was Jesus Pop Messianism Bono Bruce and the Geopolitical Unconscious which examined the manner in which Bono and Bruce Springsteen adopt a rock music Messiah complex in a manner first affected by James Brown and how this informs and largely inevitably works against their geopolitical objectives Prof Eric Lott Before James Brown There was Jesus Pop Messianism Bono Bruce and the Geopolitical Unconscious from UCD Clinton on Vimeo All of the panels generated provocative discussion which spilled into panel breaks and informed the reception of subsequent papers Programme Friday 9 March 4 30 5 00 Registration 4 50 5 00 Short Welcome Address 5 00 6 30 Panels A and B Panel A Identity and Belonging Chair Erich Nunn Maureen O Connor University College Cork Black Dandies and Irish White Negroes on the American Stage Louise Walsh Clinton Institute University College Dublin Writing Silence and Sound Irish Revival and African American Renaissance Zélie Asava University College Dublin Questions of Belonging Positioning Irish African American Identities in Irish Film and American TV Panel B The Bod ies Politic Chair Liam Kennedy Daniel Ritchie Queen s University Belfast Isaac Nelson slavery and Ulster American Revivalism James Miller George Washington University The New Negro C V Briggs The African Blood Brotherhood and the Easter Rebellion Bruce Nelson Dartmouth College We must meet the enemy not alone in Ireland but all over the globe Crosscurrents of the Green and Black Atlantics New York City 1920 6 30 7 30 Luke Gibbons Slavish Representations Ireland America and the Art of Abolition 7 30 8 30 Reception Saturday 10 March 10 30 12 00 Panels C and D Panel C Shades of Whiteness Irish National and Ethnic Attitudes on Race Chair Erich Nunn David T Gleeson Northumbria University Friends of Liberty Irish Opinion on American Emancipation Matthew O Brien Irish America and Race in the 1970s The War Within Christopher Shannon Christendom College Paddy and Tambo Go to Town

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  • New Realities Series | ucdclinton.ie | UCD Clinton
    Ireland Diplomatic Perspective Understanding Conservatives in the US Arthur Miller Centenary Barack Obama Hope Change the American 2012 Election Global Diaspora and Development Forum Neoliberalism and American Literature Terra Incognita The Fight Against Hunger Media and the Arab Spring Bring a Tent and a Camera Videos from Occupy Wall Street US Iran Relations Ireland and African America New Realities Series US and Northern Ireland Colloquium Diaspora Strategies Encouragement Evolution and Engagement Conference New Ways of War Insurgencies Small Wars and the Past and Future of Conflict Internships Media Newsletter Orientation Links Contact UCD Homepage Welcome To CIAS Click here to watch our introductory movie Prospective Students President Clinton addresses the Institute Sept 2010 New Realities The Politics of Representation Education and Culture Sponsored by UCD Clinton Institute UCD Film Studies and teh IADT Centre for Public Culture this new seminar series showcases new and developiong scholarship on up to the minute topics in contemporary public culture This series will feature speakers from the US Ireland the UK and elsewhere reflecting on new developments in media and visual culture the politics of labour and the cultures of recession September 29th 5pm Seminar Room UCD Clinton Institute Prof Laurie Ouellette University of

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