The members of the team have been involved in several seminars, conferences, and other events, presenting the study and some preliminary findings.
- 10 December 2021, Lina Malagón organised the seminar: Sharing experiences of memory (Recognition) and truth in post-conflict times: Colombia and Northern Ireland. This seminar is a dialogue with the Colombian Truth Commissioner Carlos Beristain and academics on truth and memory as victims’ rights with on Northern Ireland and Colombia’s experiences. The seminar was co-organised with Conflict Textiles, the Thomas P. O’Neill Chair in Peace based at the International Conflict Research Institute (INCORE) at Ulster University and the Colombian Truth Commission (CTC) in UK/Ireland in the framework of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Festival 2021.
- 10 December and 4-8 September 2021, Lina Malagón with the Colombian Truth Commission and Conflict Textiles hosted workshops using the language of textiles carried out a series of three workshops Con-textualizando la memoria / Contextualising memory were facilitated as part of the CTC support spaces in the UK and Ireland. This collective work brought together victims and survivors who expressed via textile language their memories, actions of resilience, struggle in exile and contribution to the truth and memory, culminating in a collective textile outcome banner and a launch on the International Human Rights Day, in the framework of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Festival 2021, with the support of Incore, Ulster University.
- 23 November 2021, Fionnuala Ní Aoláin participated in the Roundtable on Race Politics, Power and Ethics in Researching Violent Extremism, International Conference on Gender and Responding to Violent Extremism.
- 19-20 November 2021, Fionnuala Ní Aoláin presented the paper Representation and Mothering on presented the International Bench, Graduate Institute (Geneva) Conference: Rethinking Representation in the International Bench Democracy, Inclusion, and Legitimacy.
- 11 November 2021, Rory O’Connell delivered a two-hour seminar on the Right to an Adequate Standard of Living as part of the Masters programme at the Geneva Academy.
- 4 November 2021, the research team and the Universidad de los Andes organised and carried out the workshop: Insights on Sustaining NGO Participation in Post Conflict Space: A Colombia- Northern Ireland Dialogue on Civil Society. This workshop reflected on the role of civil society in conflict and post-conflict settings.
- 22 October 2021, Rory O’Connell spoke on ‘The Rule of Law in Northern Ireland’ as part of the Public Law Project Conference Panel discussion on ‘Accountability and the Constitution: Public law and devolution’.
- 14 September 2021, Fionnuala Ní Aoláin participated in the Michigan Law School, Panel Twenty Years after 9/11: Challenges to Human Rights Protection from Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism.
- 1 September 2021, Rory O’Connell presented on ‘A Dialogue on Discrimination and Equality: the UK Supreme Court and Article 14 ECHR’ at the Society of Legal Scholars conference 2021.
- 28 July 2021, Gender Justice and Security Hub Convention. The research team prepared the event “Challenges and Opportunities in Post-conflict Northern Ireland”. The event discussed the role of NI civil society organisations in shaping the peace agreement provisions, their work to implement the text of the agreement, and their innovations to leverage further socio-economic claims.
- 7 July 2021, Rory O’Connell spoke on ‘Northern Ireland and Brexit: Constitutional Litigation in a Divided Society’ in the panel Civic Action and the Rule of Law: Challenging government powers and their responses.
- May 2021, Submission to the Ad Hoc Committee on a Bill of Rights by the Socioeconomic Rights and Transition Research Team.
- 17 November 2020, Rory O’Connell and Lina Malagón presented the initial findings of the research on the inclusion of socio-economic in peace agreements databases at What’s the Craic? Seminar at the Transitional Justice Institute, Ulster University.
- 11 November 2020, Lina Malagón presented the paper ‘Transitional Justice in Colombia and the role of victims in the peace process’. Understanding Violence Seminar Series. King’s College London.
- 10 November 2020, ESRC Festival of Social Rights Network UK-Science Northern Ireland. Lina Malagón, Rory O’Connell, Bill Rolston and Fionnuala Ní Aoláin presented the panel “Patriarchy. Colonialism. Neoliberalism: Transitional Justice and the Elephants in the Room”.
- 27 October 2020, The Research Team presented the project Socio-economic rights in Transitions at the Transformation and Empowerment stream of the GCRF Gender, Justice and Security Hub.
- 2 October 2020, Rory O´Connell and Lina Malagón presented a version of the paper on economic social and cultural rights in the Northern Ireland Peace process at the European Studies Conference 2020, University of Nebraska.
- 30 September 2020, Lina Malagón presented the paper ‘The role of victims in shaping transformative transitional justice in Colombia’ at ESRAN Economic and Social Rights Network UK-Ireland. Workshop organised by Essex University.
- 25 September 2020, Rory O’Connell presented a version of the paper on the academic article ‘Are Economic, social and cultural rights side-lined in Peace Agreements? Insights from Peace Agreements Databases’ at ESRAN Economic and Social Rights Network UK-Ireland. Workshop organised by Essex University.
- 14 September, 2020, Fionnuala Ní Aoláin presented the paper Keynote Address Human Rights and Countering Terrorism at OSCE, Annual Counter-Terrorism Week.
- 5 September 2020, Association of Human Rights Institutes Conference on The Future of Human Rights: Socio-Economic Rights, Equality and Development. The research team presented the paper Exploring the poor record of socio-economic rights inclusion in Peace Agreements.
- 9 June 2020, Fionnuala Ní Aoláin presented the paper Keynote address Covid-19, Human Rights and Counter-Terrorism, at Counter-Terrorism High-Level Week (Virtual).
- 19 May 2020, Rory O’Connell and Lina Malagón presented a preliminary finding of the research about Economic, social and cultural rights in Peace Agreements Databases at the at What’s the Craic? Seminar at the Transitional Justice Institute, Ulster University.