Dr Niall Ó Dochartaigh Senior Lecturer, NUI Galway


Paper Title – Political Futures and New Paradigms

Niall Ó Dochartaigh is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Political Science and Sociology at the National University of Ireland Galway.

He is a founding convener of the Standing Group on Political Violence of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) and the Specialist Group on Peace and Conflict of the Political Studies Association of Ireland (PSAI).

He has published extensively on the Northern Ireland conflict and on mediation, peace negotiations and territoriality in a wide range of international journals. Recent publications include the co-edited books Political Violence in Context: Space, Time, Milieu (ECPR Press 2015) and Dynamics of Political Change in Ireland: Making and Breaking a Divided Island (Routledge 2016: in press).

He is currently a visiting research fellow at the Senator George Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice at Queen’s University Belfast and is completing a monograph on the negotiating relationship between the British state and the IRA over the whole course of the Northern Ireland conflict.

He has organised or co-organised numerous seminars, conference sections, workshops and conferences on peace, conflict and political violence in recent years.

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Is Léachtóir Sinsearach é Niall Ó Dochartaigh i Scoil na hEolaíochta Polaitiúla agus na Socheolaíochta in Ollscoil na hÉireann, Gaillimh.

Is tionólaí bunaidh é de Bhuanghrúpa ar Fhoréigean Polaitiúil an Chuibhreannais Eorpaigh um Thaighde Polaitiúl (ECPR) agus de Shainghrúpa Síochána agus Coimhlinte Chumann Léann Polaitíochta na hÉireann (PSAI).

Tá cuid mhór foilsithe aige i raon leathan irisí idirnáisiúnta maidir leis an gcoimhlint i dTuaisceart Éireann chomh maith le hidirghabháil, idirbheartaíocht ar mhaithe leis an tsíocháin agus críochachas. I measc a fhoilseacháin le déanaí tá na leabhair chomhscríofa, Political Violence in Context: Space, Time, Milieu (ECPR Press 2015) agus Dynamics of Political Change in Ireland: Making and Breaking a Divided Island (Routledge 2016: ag na clódóirí).

Is ánra taighde ar cuairt é faoi láthair sa Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice in Ollscoil na Banríona, Béal Feirste agus tá monagraf á chríochnú aige faoin gcaidreamh idirbheartaíochta idir stáit na Breataine agus an IRA ar feadh na coimhlinte i dTuaisceart Éireann.

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