Tag Archives: Conflict

‘Schools are an Ideal Place to Study Memory’ – UNESCO Centre Guest Lecture

An invited audience of over 30 academics, students and representatives of the community and voluntary sector attended the UNESCO Centre Fulbright Scholar, Elizabeth Worden Anderson’s Guest Lecture the Ulster University Belfast Campus on Wednesday 21st January.  The lecture, ‘Teachers, Citizenship, … Continue reading

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The Role of Education in Sustainable Peacebuilding

The UNESCO Centre at Ulster University is delighted to introduce the Research Consortium on Education and Peacebuilding, an exciting new partnership which aims to contribute to research, policy and practice in the fields of education, conflict and peacebuilding. Between July … Continue reading

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Introducing the Research Consortium on Education and Peacebuilding

We are delighted to introduce the Research Consortium on Education and Peacebuilding, an exciting new partnership which aims to contribute to research, policy and practice in the fields of education, conflict and peacebuilding. Learning for Peace ‘Learning for Peace’ – … Continue reading

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Sign up to Receive UNESCO Centre Autumn eNewsletter!

The UNESCO Centre Autumn eNewsletter is almost ready for release! The latest edition will have updates on current projects relating to children and youth in Northern Ireland and Ireland and education and peacebuilding internationally. There will be news on our … Continue reading

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UNESCO Chair in New York to Discuss Transitional Justice, Education and Peacebuilding

UNESCO Chair in Education for Pluralism, Human Rights and Democracy at Ulster University, Professor Alan Smith, has traveled to New York to take part in an expert round-table discussing Transitional Justice, Education and Peacebuilding hosted by the ICTJ and UNICEF. … Continue reading

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Video From Youth Leadership and Sport Symposium Now Available

On August 28, 2014 UNESCO Chairs Mark Brennan (Penn State), Pat Dolan (NUI-Galway) and Alan Smith (University of Ulster), held the “UNESCO Croke Park Symposium on Youth Civic Engagement and Leadership through Sport and Recreation” in Croke Park, Dublin. The … Continue reading

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We Are Recruiting!

The UNESCO Centre is delighted to advertise two new positions in our team. We are recruiting two Research Associates – one to work on Education Governance and Peacebuilding and one to work on a UNICEF Partnership on Education and Peacebuilding. Continue reading

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The Challenges and Promises of History Education in Divided and Post War Societies

Between 24 and 29th July 2014 Dr Alan McCully, from the UNESCO Centre at the University of Ulster, contributed to the Georg Arnold International Summer School on Education for Sustainable Peace, run by the Georg Eckert Institute in Braunschweig, Germany. … Continue reading

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Attacks on Education Breach International Law

Writing in The Conversation, on Friday 1st August, UNESCO Chair in Education for Pluralism, Human Rights and Democracy at the University of Ulster, Professor Alan Smith, outlined how attacks on education, particularly in times of conflict, is a breach of … Continue reading

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