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The Lessons of Northern Ireland for Contemporary Counterterrorism and Conflict Resolution Policy

Professor Richard English, Martin Mansergh, Jonathan Powell, Rt.Hon. David Trimble, Professor Michael Cox (Chair)
23 May 2011, 6.30pm, Old Theatre

What are the lessons from the 30 years of the Troubles for modern counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism policy elsewhere, for peacemaking and for reconciliation? Leading experts debate how Britain's experience in Northern Ireland can help us address today's terrorism and conflict resolution challenges.

A compilation of short interviews with conference attendees:

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Speakers

richardEnglish

Richard English is professor of politics and, from September 2011, director of the Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence at the University of St Andrews.

 
manserghMartin

Martin Mansergh is an Irish Fianna Fáil politician and historian.

 
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Jonathan Powell| is former chief of staff to prime minister Tony Blair from 1997 to 2007 and member of the LSE IDEAS advisory board.

 
davidTrimble

David Trimble sits in the House of Lords as Conservative Peer and is Nobel Peace Laureate 1998 (jointly with John Hume) following the making of the Good Friday Agreement in 1998.

 
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Michael Cox| is Professor of International Relations at LSE and Co-Director of LSE IDEAS.

 

Location

Old Theatre, Old Building, London School of Economics. 

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