Events in NUIM in November

21st November 2017


Bomb and Bullet Legacy

21st Nov – Renehan Hall


The Truth and Reconciliation Platform (TaRP) brings the ‚Äč"Bomb and Bullet Legacy" talk which will take place on November 21 in Renehan Hall. The Chairman of TaRP, Stephen Travers, said "Truth and Reconciliation Platform was established to give victims, regardless of their political, religious or cultural background, an opportunity to speak for themselves; to tell their own story - in their own words - so that the terrible consequences of political violence will never be forgotten and the mistakes of the past will never be repeated."

Various Irish speakers will present during the Truth and Reconciliation Platform, which will be chaired by Seamus Mallon. 

Interested participants can register here


23 November 2017

Annual Lieutenant General Dermot Earley Lecture


Guest Speaker - Rev. Dr Patrick Devine, Shalom Centre for Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation, Kenya

Title of Address: Peace, Security and Sustainable Development in Eastern Africa

At Renehan Hall, 6.30pm Thursday 23rd November,

You are invited by the Edward M Kennedy Institute for Conflict Intervention Maynooth University, in association with the Irish Defence Forces, to the 2017 Dermot Earley Lecture. The lecture will take place in Renehan Hall South Campus, Maynooth University on Thursday 23rd November.

The 2017 address will be delivered by Rev. Dr Patrick Devine, International Chairman and Founder of the multi –faith Shalom Centre for Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation, Kenya.

In his address, Rev Dr Devine will discuss his experience of working with communities in Eastern Africa to promote peace, security, justice, sustainable development and reconciliation. In particular, he will focus on Shalom’s approach to its work with tribal and community leaders on education, empowerment and transcending ethnic and religious boundaries to get to the root causes of conflict.

To reserve a place, please email:


29 November 2017

Collective Trauma in Conflict Scenarios, its impact and relevance for conflict intervention practitioners and communities affected by it: A Scoping Study

Over the past year staff from the Kennedy Institute have worked on a scoping study on the impact and relevance of collective trauma in areas of conflict.  The report on this study will be launched on Wednesday November 29th at 1230pm in Renehan Hall.


Interested persons can attend by registering by 23th Nov 2017  by or email or by phone:01 708 2269

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