Members of the Centre

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 0006 Dr Salman Al-Azami

Dr Salman Al-Azami

Senior Lecturer in English Language

Main research interests: Bilingualism/Multilingualism, Multilingualism in Education, Multilingualism and Multiculturalism, Language, Religion and the Media, Language of Advertisement, South Asian Popular Culture

E: alazams@hope.ac.uk

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0010 Dr Gary Anderson

Dr Gary Anderson

Senior Lecturer in Drama

Main research interests: Activism as Performance, Performance and the Domestic, the Family as an Activist Unit, Performing Social Justice,  Live Art and Cultural Agency, Performance as Cultural Intervention, Cultural Activism, Unionism and Performance

E: andersg@hope.ac.uk

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 0011 Dr John Appleby

Dr John Appleby

Senior Lecturer in History

E: applebj@hope.ac.uk

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 William Blazek

Dr William Blazek

Senior Lecturer in English

Main research interests: Modernism, Literature of the First World War, American Literature, Mythology and the Novel, Technology and Culture.

E: blazekw@hope.ac.uk

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 Tony Bradley

Rev Tony Bradley

Professional Tutor in Business

Email: bradlet@hope.ac.uk

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 0042 Dr Anthony Cawley

Dr Anthony Cawley

Lecturer in Communication

Main research interests: News-Media Framing of Foreign Aid Budgets, Conflict, Political Economy of Media.

E: cawleya@hope.ac.uk

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Dr Guy Cuthbertson

Senior Lecturer in English Literature

Main research interests: the First World War, Modern and Contemporary Poetry, Places and Exploration, Welsh Writing in English, Biography and Autobiography, Edward Thomas, Wilfred Owen.

E: cuthbeg@hope.ac.uk

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 0073 Dr Bryce Evans

Dr Bryce Evans

Senior Lecturer in Modern History

Main research interests: Food Supply in Wartime; Peace and Conflict in Modern Irish History; Comparative National Economic Histories of the Second World War; Commemoration, Historical Memory and Identity; War and Peace in the Balkan Peninsula.

E: evansb1@hope.ac.uk

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 0075 Dr Neil Ferguson

Prof Neil Ferguson

Professor of Psychology

Main research interests: Moral Development, the Impact of Political Violence on Children, Adolescents and Adults, Peace Building and Challenging Violence, Conflict in Northern Ireland.

E: fergusn@hope.ac.uk

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 400 Dr Lynn Hilditch

Dr Lynn Hilditch

Independent Researcher and International Welfare Officer

Main research interests: The Second World War, Representations of the Holocaust in the Visual Arts, Aesthetics, History of War Photography and Photojournalism, Gender and War, Memorialization.

E: hilditl@hope.ac.uk

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 michael holmes 150

Dr Michael Holmes

Senior Lecturer in Politics, Director of MA International Relations

Main research interests: Politics of the European Union, Irish Politics, Sport and Politics.

E: holmesm@hope.ac.uk

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 ‌Dr Dominika Kurek-Chomycz

Dr Dominika Kurek-Chomycz

Lecturer in New Testament Studies

Main research interests: Children and Families, Pupils' Identities, Post conflict Education practice and Refugee Education.

E: kurekcd@hope.ac.uk

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Susan Forde, PhD Student at the Desmond Tutu Centre 2013

Dr Susan Forde

Lecturer in the Department of History and Politics 

Main research interests: Spaces and places of peace and conflict, conflict transformation, post-conflict memory, street art and peace, social movement in divided cities, gender and conflict, participatory research approaches, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Northern Ireland.

Latest publications:
Forde, Susan (2016) The Bridge on the Neretva: Stari Most as a stage of memory in post-conflict Mostar, Bosnia-Herzegovina. Cooperation and Conflict. Published Online firstAvailable from: http://cac.sagepub.com/content/early/2016/08/17/0010836716652430#corresp-1

Forde, Susan (2016) "Conflict management in international mission: a field guide". Book review. Peacebuilding. Vol. 4, Issue 3. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21647259.2016.1156812p. 332-332 

Forde, Susan & Kappler, Stefanie (2014). Connecting the Local and the Global - Understanding International Relations through Global Networks. In International Relations and Diplomacy for the Curious: Why Study International Relations and Diplomacy. Vaidya, Kishor Curious Academic Publishing.

E: fordes@hope.ac.uk 

 ‌‌‌‌Antoinette McKane

Dr Antoinette McKane

Lecturer in Museum and Heritage Studies

Main research interests: inter-related disciplines of Museum Studies and Art History, social and political roles of museums, critical analyses of museum interpretation and education practices, and the role of museums in neoliberal processes of urban change.

E: mckanea@hope.ac.uk

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 0154 Dr Jacqui Miller

Dr Jacqui Miller

Principal Lecturer in Film History

Main research interests: Film history and theory, especially the relationship between film, history and culture, film noir as a transculturated form, and American cinema's ideological global domination.

E: millerj@hope.ac.uk

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 Catalina Montoya Londono

Dr Catalina Montoya Londono

Lecturer in International Relations

Main research interests: Media-state relationships and conflict/peace building.

E: montoyc@hope.ac.uk

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 ‌0171 Dr Liam O'Callaghan

Dr Liam O'Callaghan

Lecturer in Health

Main research interests: The social and cultural history of Irish and British sport, Sport and national identity, Sport and class, The social and cultural history of 19th and 20th century Ireland.

E: ocallal@hope.ac.uk

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 Dr Terry Phillips

Dr Terry Phillips

Chair of the International Advisory Board and Honorary Research Fellow in English

Main research interests: First world War, Irish Literature, Literature and Conflict.

E: phillim@hope.ac.uk 

 

 Simon Piasecki

Prof Simon Piasecki

Professor and Head of Department of Dance, Drama and Performance Studies

Main research interests: diaspora, flight, exile and the way in which this affects a sense of license, belonging and identity; cartography and territory; reflexivity between Self and Other.

E: piasecs@hope.ac.uk

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 0197 Prof Nicholas Rees

Prof Nick Rees

Dean of Arts and Humanities

Main research interests: EU Politics (Ireland and the EU, EU External Relations, EU-ASEAN Relations), International Relations (UN Politics, International Peacekeeping, Regionalism).

E: reesn@hope.ac.uk

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 Professor Solomon Salako - 150

Prof Solomon Salako

Professorial Fellow

Main research interests: Ethics, Philosophy, International Biomedical Law, Biotechnology and International Law, Human Rights and International Relations.

E: salakos@hope.ac.uk

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 Sonja Tiernan

Dr Sonja Tiernan

Senior Lecturer in History

Main research interests: Nineteenth Century and Twentieth Century History; especially Gender and Women's History, Labour and Trade Union History and Irish History.

E: tiernas@hope.ac.uk

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 ‌‌0237 Dr Kathrin Wagner

Dr Kathrin Wagner

Lecturer in Art History

E: wagnerk@hope.ac.uk

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Christopher Williams

 

Prof. Christopher Williams

Professor of Modern History and Head of the Department of History and Politics

Main research interests: Language and ethnic policy in post-Soviet Russia and the way in which history and memory shapes the process of ethnic mobilization 

E: williac7@hope.ac.uk

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 Zoe Zontou

Dr Zoe Zontou

Lecturer in Drama

Main research interests: socially-engaged art, personal narratives and advocacy, arts and health, ethics of participatory arts, performance and addiction.

E: zontouz@hope.ac.uk

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 Simon Podmore

Dr Simon Podmore

Senior Lecturer in Theology

Main research interests: Philosophical and systematic theology.

 E: podmors@hope.ac.uk

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 Stephen McLoughlin

Dr Stephen McLoughlin

Lecturer in International Relations

Main research interests: Comparative genocide studies, mass atrocity and conflict prevention, politics in Sub-Saharan Africa, responsibility to protect.

E: mclougs1@hope.ac.uk

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 Silvia Battista

Dr. Silvia Battista 

Lecturer in Theatre & Performance Studies

E: battiss@hope.ac.uk 

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 Zaki Nahaboo

Dr Zaki Nahaboo

Lecturer in Sociology, Department of Social Sciences

Main research interests: postcolonial studies, contemporary political theory and cultural studies. I am interested in shifting the patterns of racialization, the making political subjects, multiculturalism, contemporary European migration, and genealogy as 'methodology'.  

E: nahaboz@hope.ac.uk

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Yazid Said

Rev Dr Yazid Said

Lecturer in Islam, Theology, Philosophy and Religious Studies

Main research interestsHis research is focused on medieval Muslim political and legal thought and on Christian-Muslim theological encounters, with reference to the manner in which Greek philosophical thought was appropriated in both Christian and Muslim texts. 

E: saidy@hope.ac.uk

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Dr Kate Mattocks 

PDTF in Politics and International Relations, Department of History and Politics

Main research interests: European Union and Cultural Policy 

E: mattock@hope.ac.uk

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Dimitrios Anagnostakis

Dr Dimitrios Anagnostakis  

PDTF in Politics, Department of History and Politics

Main research interests: European Union, transatlantic relations, and international security

E: anagnod@hope.ac.uk 

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Dr Aline Gaus

PDTF in Sociology

Main research interests: military death, ritualisation and memorialisation

E: gausa@hope.ac.uk

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Ailsa Fidler
Professional Tutor in the Primary Foundation Curriculum, Faculty of Education
E: fidlera@hope.ac.uk