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Dr. Brendan Ciaran Browne
Assistant Professor, School of Religion
Assistant Professor, School of Ecumenics

Biography

Dr Brendan Ciarán Browne is an interdisciplinary scholar with an LL.B, LL.M (Law & Human Rights) and PhD in Sociology, all from Queen's University Belfast. He has previously held positions at Queen's University Belfast, and Al Quds (Bard) University, Palestine, where he taught Transitional Justice and the Laws of Armed Conflict.

His research interests include conflict and transitional justice in Palestine, commemorating in conflict, conflict and forced displacement, conflict and resilience, and conducting research in conflict zones. He works predominantly around issues in Palestine where he spends time travelling regularly to conduct fieldwork.

Dr Browne has published in top-ranking peer-reviewed journals, including: Third World Quarterly, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, and he has contributed op-eds in leading media outlets, including The Irish Times, The Globe Post, and The Conversation.

Dr Browne's work has attracted significant research funding including from the Independent Social Research Foundation (ISRF), the Wellcome Trust, and most recently a research development grant from the Arts Humanities Research Council/FCDO (Grant No: AH/T007540/1, total value c€500,000) for a project entitled: 'Palestinian Bedouin at risk of forced displacement: IHL vulnerabilities, ICC possibilities'.

Dr Browne is an award winning teacher, having been nominated twice for the prestigious Provost's Teaching Award, winning the accolade in 2019.

In addition, he has been nominated twice for his work on community engagement in Northern Ireland and Palestine, having been nominated twice (shortlisted in 2018) for the Trinity Civic Engagement Award.

Dr Browne is open to receiving PhD applications from students broadly interested in the research areas listed above and would welcome those with a disciplinary background in Law, Sociology, Politics, International Relations, Middle Eastern Studies, and Anthropology.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Brendan Ciarán Browne, Elaine Bradley, Promoting Northern Ireland's peacebuilding experience in Palestine-Israel: normalising the status quo, Third World Quarterly, 2021 Journal Article, 2021 URL

Brendan Ciarán Browne, Disrupting settler-colonialism or enforcing the liberal peace? Transitional (in)justice in Palestine-Israel, Journal of Holy Land & Palestine Studies, 2021 Journal Article, 2021 URL

Brendan Ciarán Browne & Munir Nuseibah , The Bedouin communities of Eastern Jerusalem: the new locus of power in the post-Oslo battle for Palestine?, Socio-Legal Studies Association, Cardiff (online), 29 March - 1st April, 2021 Conference Paper, 2021

Gilmartin, N. & Browne, B. C. (Forthcoming), 'Burnt Out: Refugees, Displacement and the Northern Ireland Conflict', Liverpool, Liverpool University Press, 2021 Book, 2021

Conflict Fieldwork in, editor(s)Oliver Richmond and Gëzim Visoka , The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Peace and Conflict Studies, Palgrave MacMillan, 2020, [Brendan Ciarán Browne] Book Chapter, 2020 URL

Emma Keelan & Brendan Ciarán Browne, Problematising Resilience: Development Practice and the Case of Palestine, Development in Practice, 30, (4), 2020, p459 - 471 Journal Article, 2020 URL

Brendan Ciarán Browne, Teaching Palestine-Recognising and Responding to the Dangers of Online Learning, 2020, - Miscellaneous, 2020 URL

Browne, B. C. & Asprooth-Jackson, C. , From 1969 to 2016: Relocating historical narratives of displacement during the "troubles" through the European migrant crisis., Capital & Class, 2019, p23 - 38 Journal Article, 2019 URL

Emma Keelan & Brendan Ciarán Browne, Resilience: Friend or Foe?, Clinical Medicine, 2018, p350 - 351 Journal Article, 2018 URL

Brendan Ciarán Browne, 'Response paper' to; Rubinstein, R. A., Lane, S. D., Mojeed, L., Sanchez, S., Catania, E., Jennings-Bey, T., Arnett Haygood, E., & Mitchell, E. (2018) "Blood in the Rust Belt: Mourning and memorialization in the context of community violence", American Anthropology, 2018, p447 - 448 Review Article, 2018 URL

'Attempting to 'write' the wrongs: keeping diaries and the benefits of continuous reflective practice when conducting conflict research' in, editor(s)Altea Maria-Rivas & Brendan Ciarán Browne , Experiences in Researching Conflict and Violence: Fieldwork Interrupted , Policy Press, 2018, pp187 - 205, [Brendan Ciarán Browne] Book Chapter, 2018 DOI URL

Introduction in, editor(s)Rivas, A. M. & Browne, B. C. , Experiences with Violent Research and Researching Violence, Policy Press, 2018, pp1 - 13, [Rivas, A. M. & Browne, B. C.] Book Chapter, 2018 URL

Rivas, Althea. Maria., & Brendan Ciarán Browne. (Eds). , Experiences in Researching Conflict & Violence: Fieldwork Interrupted, Policy Press, 2018 Book, 2018 DOI URL

Transitional Justice: the Case of Palestine in, editor(s)Luke Moffett, Cheryl Lawther, Dov Jacobs , The International Handbook on Transitional Justice, Elgar, 2017, pp488 - 507, [Brendan Ciarán Browne] Book Chapter, 2017 URL DOI

Brendan Ciarán Browne, 'Choreographed Segregation: Irish Republican Commemoration of the 1916 Easter Rising in 'Post-Conflict' Belfast, 30, (1), 2016, p101 - 121 Journal Article, 2016 URL

Brendan Ciarán Browne, 'Visualising Conflict in Palestine', Imagine Belfast Festival , 2016, - Exhibition, 2016

Cummings, M. E., Shirlow, P., Browne, B., Dwyer, C., Merrilees, C. E., Taylor, L., Growing up on an Interface: Findings and Implications for the Social Needs, Mental Health and Lifetime Opportunities of Belfast Youth, Northern Ireland Office for the First Minister and Deputy First Minister, March, 2016 Report, 2016 URL

Browne, B.C., McBride, R.-S., Politically sensitive encounters: Ethnography, access, and the benefits of "Hanging Out", Qualitative Sociology Review, 11, (1), 2015, p34-48 Journal Article, 2015 URL

Brendan Browne, Clare Dwyer, Navigating Risk: Understanding the Impact of the Conflict on Children and Young People in Northern Ireland, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, 37, (9), 2014, p792--805 Journal Article, 2014 URL

Browne, B., Moffett, L., Finding your feet in the field: Critical reflections of early career researchers on field research in transitional societies, Journal of Human Rights Practice, 6, (2), 2014, p223 - 237 Journal Article, 2014 URL

Brendan Ciarán Browne, 'Commemoration in Conflict: Comparing the generation of solidarity at the 1916 Easter Rising Commemorations in Belfast Northern Ireland and the 1948 Nakba Commemorations in Ramallah, Palestine', 4, (2), 2013, p143 - 163 Journal Article, 2013 URL

Browne, B.C., Recording the personal: The benefits in maintaining research diaries for documenting the emotional and practical challenges of fieldwork in unfamiliar settings, International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 12, (1), 2013, p420 - 435 Journal Article, 2013 URL

Brendan Ciarán Browne , Covering commemoration in conflict: images from the West Bank, Urban Conflicts: Ethno- National Divisions, States and Cities Conference, Queen's University Belfast, May 2011, 2011 Poster, 2011

Brendan Ciaran Browne, A Window into the Occupation, Northern Ireland Human Rights Festival , Duncairn Gardens, 8th December 2016 Invited Talk,

Brendan Ciarán Browne , Navigating Risk: The impact of the Northern Ireland Conflict on Children and Young People, 20 Years After the Ceasefires, Queen's University Belfast, 20th September 2013 Conference Paper,

Brendan Ciarán Browne , 'Got Trust? Accessing respondents in the Middle East: A personal reflection on the issues faced when attempting to conduct research in the conflicted and divided society of Ramallah in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Enquire Conference, Nottingham, July 2010 Conference Paper,

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Brendan Ciarán Browne, Human Shields: A History of People in the Line of Fire, Journal of Holy Land and Palestine Studies, 2021 Review Article, 2021 URL

Brendan Ciarán Browne, Palestinians will never be convinced a deal with Israel is worth making if annexation is packaged as peace, 2020, - Miscellaneous, 2020 URL

Brendan Ciarán Browne, Expert radio broadcast on the 'Deal of the Century' from a Palestine perspective, 2020, - Miscellaneous, 2020

Brendan Ciarán Browne, The Troubles: tens of thousands of people were violently displaced in Northern Ireland, 2019, - Miscellaneous, 2019 URL

Brendan Ciarán Browne, Whilst 18 Israelis are treated for anxiety, 22 Palestinians are taken to the mortuary, 2019, - Miscellaneous, 2019 URL

Brendan Ciarán Browne & Casey Asprooth- Jackson, ''Burn/t Out': Dealing with Historical Displacement in Contemporary Belfast, ISRF Bulletin, 19, 2019, p15 - 22 Journal Article, 2019 URL

Brendan Ciarán Browne, À Belfast, les murs ne tomberont pas de sitôt, 2019, - Miscellaneous, 2019 URL

Brendan Ciarán Browne & Casey Asprooth- Jackson, ''Burnt Out'', Artsetera, 2019, - Visual art production, 2019 URL

Brendan Ciarán Browne, The Gaza shootings show that a two-state solution is out of reach (The Newstatesman), 2018, - Miscellaneous, 2018 URL

Brendan Ciarán Browne, 'Lessons from the Northern Ireland Conflict', Concern Workshop on Irish Responses in and to Conflict, UCD, 21st June , 2018 Invited Talk, 2018

Brendan Ciarán Browne, 'Cyber Security & Big Data in Conflict Settings', DSAI , 27th June, 2018 Invited Talk, 2018

Brendan Ciarán Browne, Stop telling Palestinians to be 'resilient' - the rest of the world has failed them (The Conversation), 2018, - Miscellaneous, 2018 URL

Brendan Ciarán Browne, 'Expert analysis on the escalation in Palestine', Enca News, South Africa, 2018, - Broadcast, 2018 URL

Brendan Ciarán Browne, Dealing With Northern Ireland's Troubled Past is More Than a Day in Court, 2018, - Miscellaneous, 2018 URL

Brendan Ciarán Browne, 'Beyond Exportability: the limits of the Northern Ireland Peace Process in the context of Palestine', Al Quds University, 28th November, 2018 Invited Talk, 2018

Brendan Ciarán Browne, Beyond Exportability - From Northern Ireland to Israel/Palestine (Discover Society), 2018, - Miscellaneous, 2018 URL

Brendan Ciarán Browne, 'Burnt Out: Forgotten Victims of the Northern Ireland Conflict', Al Quds Public Library, Old City, Jerusalem, 27th November, 2018 Invited Talk, 2018

Brendan Ciarán Browne, Weaponising Language & Settler Colonialism in the North of Ireland, 2018, - Miscellaneous, 2018

Brendan Ciarán Browne, Argentina vs Israel cancellation highlights the power of politics in sport (Politics-Means-Politics), 2018, - Miscellaneous, 2018 URL

Brendan Ciarán Browne, Resilience must not be used to plug gaping holes in Palestinian aid, 2018, - Miscellaneous, 2018 URL

Brendan Ciarán Browne, Palestinians deserve better than fraudulent narratives (The Irish Times), 2018, - Miscellaneous, 2018 URL

Brendan Ciarán Browne, 'The 'World Cup Effect' and Israel's Continued Assault on Gaza' (The Globepost), 2018, - Miscellaneous, 2018 URL

Brendan Ciarán Browne, 'Israel as an apartheid state', Radio Sputnik, 2017, - Broadcast, 2017

Brendan Ciarán Browne, From intractability to an "incomplete" peace: lessons from the north of Ireland, Arab American University Ramallah, 24th May , 2017, Prof. Dr Dalal Iriqat Invited Talk, 2017

Brendan Ciarán Browne , Martin McGuinness and the power of political symbolism (The Conversation), 2017, - Miscellaneous, 2017 URL

Brendan Ciarán Browne , Brexit: never underestimate the political potency of symbolism in Northern Ireland (The Conversation), 2017, - Miscellaneous, 2017 URL

Brendan Ciarán Browne , 'Response to Israel's settlement expansion programme', https://sputniknews.com/radio_world_in_focus/, 2017, - Broadcast, 2017

Brendan Ciaran Browne, 'Hamas & Fatah reconciliation in Palestine', Radio Sputnik, 2017, - Broadcast, 2017

Brendan Ciarán Browne , Brexit deal breaks deadlock - experts react (The Conversation), 2017, - Miscellaneous, 2017 URL

Brendan Ciarán Browne , 'Brexit and the impact on Ireland', 2017, - Broadcast, 2017

Brendan Ciarán Browne & Emma Keelan, Everyday trauma: the Case of Palestine, School of Medicine, Queen's University Belfast, 21st November, 2016, Dr Ciaran Mulholland Invited Talk, 2016

Brendan Ciarán Browne , Education under occupation: Reflections from Al Quds University, Academics for Palestine , Trinity College Dublin, 10th March, 2016 Invited Talk, 2016

Brendan Ciarán Browne, Euro 2016 is helping to bridge sectarian divides in Northern Ireland (The Conversation), 2016, - Miscellaneous, 2016 URL

Brendan Ciarán Browne, Education under occupation: Everyday disruption at a Palestinian university (The Conversation), 2015, - Miscellaneous, 2015 URL

Brendan Ciarán Browne , Education under occupation: Reflections from Al Quds University, Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation and Social Justice, 20th November, 2015 Invited Talk, 2015

Brendan Ciarán Browne , Commemorations and Construction in Transitional Belfast, Theatre of War Symposium, Abbey Theatre Dublin, 23rd January, 2015 Invited Talk, 2015

Brendan Ciarán Browne, Robinson's threat to 'run' highlights fragility of Northern Ireland's peace process (The Conversation), 2014, - Miscellaneous, 2014 URL

Brendan Ciarán Browne, Northern Ireland's stellar exam results mask underlying gap between rich and poor (The Conversation), 2014, - Miscellaneous, 2014 URL

Brendan Ciarán Browne, Commemoration in Conflict: The Palestinian Nakba, a Chronicle of Factionalism, Bulletin of the Council for British Research in the Levant, 2013 Conference Paper, 2013

Brendan Ciarán Browne, Most vulnerable need to be helped, not threatened (Belfast Telegraph), 2013, - Miscellaneous, 2013

Brendan Ciarán Browne, Belfast's peace walls: physical reminders of three decades of violence (Ireland's Big Issue), 2013, - Miscellaneous, 2013

Brendan Ciarán Browne , Exotic encounters? Ethnography across disciplinary borders, Queen's University Belfast, 15th October, 2013, School of History and Anthropology Invited Talk, 2013

Brendan Ciarán Browne , Commemoration in conflict: chronicling and comparing the 1948 Palestinian Nakba and 1916 Irish Easter Rising remembrance events, Kenyon Institute, East Jerusalem, 14th May , 2013, Dr Mandy Turner Invited Talk, 2013

Brendan Ciarán Browne, Belfast's walls are physical reminders of an imperfect peace (The Conversation), 2013, - Miscellaneous, 2013 URL

Brendan Ciarán Browne , 'Commemoration in conflict: Images from the West Bank', Queen's University Belfast, 2013, - Exhibition, 2013

Brendan Ciarán Browne, Divided we stand even when the cause is noble (Belfast Telegraph), 2012, - Miscellaneous, 2012

CoFama, UU, TCD, Lessons from the Northern Ireland Peace Process, 8th May 2017, Belfast/Dublin Meetings /Conferences Organised,

Brendan Ciarán Browne , Education under Occupation: Reflections from Al Quds', Irish Palestinian Solidarity Campaign Lecture Series, Town House Hotel, Naas, 7/11/2016, Irish Palestinian Solidarity Campaign Invited Talk,

Brendan Ciarán Browne , Transitional Justice: the (complex) case of Palestine, Conflict Research Society, Trinity College Dublin, 7-9th September Conference Paper,

Segregacion Coreografiada La Conmemoracion del Levantamiento de Pascua de 1916 en Belfast 'Post- Conflicto' in, editor(s)Eliggi, M. G., & Obert, G. , Argentina E Irlanda 1816 y 1916: Actores, Acciones Y Conmemoraciones, La Pampa - Argentina, pp35 - 56, [Brendan Ciarán Browne] Book Chapter,

Brendan Ciarán Browne, 'Burnt Out: Forgotten Victims of the Conflict in the North of Ireland', 4th April 2018 Oral Presentation,

Brendan Ciarán Browne , Undergraduate Peer Mentoring at Queen's University Belfast: A Qualitative Review, Queen's University Belfast Report,

Brendan Ciarán Browne , Childhood trauma and well being: reflections from Palestine, Treating the Trauma of the Troubles, Queen's University Belfast, 24th November 2015 Conference Paper,

Research Expertise

Projects

  • Title
    • Palestinian Bedouin at risk of forced displacement: IHL vulnerabilities, ICC possibilities
  • Summary
    • Against the backdrop of the Israeli-Palestinian setting and the protracted occupation of Palestine, the Bedouin community of the West Bank face unique humanitarian vulnerabilities, including the risk of (repeated) forced displacement, considered a violation of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) as well as of International Criminal Law (ICL) and human rights (IHRL). So far, there has been a general reluctance in the international community to establish responsibility under international law and address these violations as drivers of humanitarian risk for the Bedouin. However, in 2018 the International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor's Annual Report on Preliminary Examination Activities - Situation in Palestine included in their analysis demolitions and evictions in "Bedouin and other herder communities present in and around the so-called E1 area" on its list of alleged potential war crimes. The current ICC focus on demolitions and forced displacement in E1, and the subsequent call for individuals and groups to send information on the alleged crimes, offers a crucial opportunity for Bedouin communities to engage with the ICC.This project is a direct response to the ICC invitation. For researchers and civil society organisations working with the Bedouin on issues around forced displacement, this is a watershed moment, which offers the chance to contribute to the ICC preliminary examination activities, with a view to seeking accountability for past IHL violations and improving future humanitarian protection outcomes for these communities at risk. Building on the experienced, international, interdisciplinary team's previous work, the project will achieve these aims through a combination of desk-based research, fieldwork and community-based activities (including human rights workshops and advocacy capacity building for Bedouin women, teens and children).
  • Funding Agency
    • Arts Humanities Research Council (UK)
  • Date From
    • Jan 2021
  • Date To
    • Jan 2023
  • Title
    • Problematising Resilience: Risk, Resistance and Palestinian Youth 'coping' Under Occupation
  • Summary
    • Sitting at the intersection between STEM and a range of social science disciplines, (including sociology, politics and anthropology), this research funded by the Wellcome Trust, critiques understandings of 'Resilience' and 'Risk' from a Palestinian youth perspective. Those growing up in Palestine must transition from adolescence to adulthood whilst negotiating the everyday difficulties associated with an entrenched and expanding apparatus of occupation. By moving beyond the favoured quantitative analysis of 'resilience', the work seeks to gain a deeper and more critical understanding of the usefulness of the terminology, 'risk', 'resilience' and 'resistance' from the perspective of Palestinian youth. Availing of firsthand qualitative research with Palestinian youth as active research participants, the work will shed light on strategies of 'coping' that are often sanitised in more rigid quantitative research frameworks.
  • Funding Agency
    • Wellcome Trust
  • Date From
    • 4th May 2018
  • Title
    • The 'Forgotten Victims': Violent Displacement in the Northern Ireland Conflict
  • Summary
    • The conflict in and around Northern Ireland spanned a period of 30 years (1968 - 1998) and claimed the lives of over 3,500 people across the sectarian divide. The impact of the conflict was far reaching with some suggesting that almost 1 in 3 people were affected indirectly. Since the onset of a peace process, one that remains unfinished, issues pertaining to the legacy of the conflict and how best to address the needs of victims and survivors, have dominated academic and practitioner discourse. Despite much by way of blue sky thinking, there has been an inability to implement a programme that addresses the diverse needs of those who were impacted. Within the myriad options for dealing with the past there is little to no mention of those who were violently displaced as a result of the onset of the conflict itself. In fact, the issue is almost completely absent from scholarly analysis of the 'troubles'. This project, ongoing since 2016, seeks to recover the narratives of these forgotten victims who were displaced, giving them a platform in the debates around dealing with Northern Ireland's past. It is a direct response to existing academic projects that overlook this aspect of victimhood in favour of more procedural based, fiscal responses to conflict transformation. Through a mix of creative methodologies (including semi-structured interviews, artistic representations of displacement, and documentary film) the research engages with both those who were victims and those who were victim makers, when it comes to better understanding the longterm impact of violent displacement.
  • Funding Agency
    • ISRF Flexible Grants for Small Groups (ISF4)
  • Date From
    • 30th December 2017
  • Title
    • Risk, Resilience & Resistance: Palestinian Youth Under Occupation
  • Summary
    • As a term with interdisciplinary appeal, 'resilience' has found prominence in the fields of ecology, sociology, and psychology (Manyena, 2006; Zhou et. al., 2009). Theoretically speaking, the commonly understood notion of resilience; being positive in the face of adversity (Fleming & Ledogar, 2008) reflects the latin lineage of the term, and the notion of 'bouncing back'. In the field of conflict management, an area dominated by 'shocks, vulnerability and risk' (Evans & Reid, 2013; Béné et. al., 2012: 8), resilience has been used to describe those who are seemingly capable of managing to cope with the scourges of sustained conflict. In Palestine, a growing number of vulnerable and 'at risk' youth are attempting to navigate uncertain transitions; from adolescent dependency to adult autonomy, against the backdrop of an entrenched conflict. Their capacity for doing so is often heralded by international NGOs and foreign observers as reflective of their 'resilience'. Such a labelling is not un-problematic in that it masks the deep seeded physical and emotional impact of consistent exposure to such violence. This project problematises the concept of 'resilience' when analysing youth transitions in conflict zones from a social sciences perspective and turns a critical eye to the entrenched conflict in Palestine.
  • Funding Agency
    • Arts and Social Sciences Benefactions Fund
  • Date From
    • 30th April 2018
  • Title
    • Beyond Sumud: Palestinian Resilience in the face of forced Displacement in the Old City of Jerusalem
  • Summary
    • 'Sumud' relates to the Palestinian concept of being 'connected' to the land, and as such resilience and connection to the land is one and the same concept. In the ever increasing conflict climate of Occupied Jerusalem, the Palestinian need to display 'resilience' or 'sumud' is more pertinent than ever, particularly in light of the ongoing impact of forced displacement of Jerusalem's Old City Palestinian residents. Jerusalem's Palestinian residents face an unprecedented attack on their physical presence in the Old City. A complex mix of expanding illegal Israeli settlement activity alongside the rigorous application of the Israeli legal system, has resulted in the forced displacement of many Palestinian residents of the Old City. As such, their need to display 'resilience' or 'sumud' in the face of such adversity is increasingly becoming evident. The primary method of enquiry in this research project will be semi-structured interviews with Old City Jerusalem Palestinian residents - those living at the sharp edge of the conflict and who display everyday resilience in the face of ongoing displacement.
  • Funding Agency
    • Arts and Social Sciences Benefactions Fund
  • Date From
    • May 2019

Keywords

At-Risk Children/Youth; Commemoration; Fieldwork; International children's research; Israel-Palestine Conflict; Northern Ireland Conflict; Post-Conflict Justice, Truth and Reconciliation; Refugees; Research Methods; Resistance ; Risk and resilience; Transitional Justice

Recognition

Representations

Advisory Board Member, Caribbean Law Review 2nd Feb

External Examiner, PhD, University of Exeter (Supervisor: Prof. Ilan Pappe) 15th May 2019

Peer reviewer for journal: Irish Political Studies

External Examiner, PhD Thesis, University of Exeter (Supervisor: Prof Ilan Pappe) February, 25th 2020

Peer Reviewer for Journal: American Anthropology

Book Manuscript Peer Reviewer: Liverpool University Press Post-Millennial Palestine: Literature, Memory, Resistance edited by Rachel Gregory Fox and Ahmad Qabaha

Peer Reviewer: Settler Colonial Studies June

External Examiner, Thesis, Al Quds University June, 2020

Book Manuscript Reviewer: California University Press. 'Human Shields: A History of People in the Line of Fire' 2020

Awards and Honours

TCD Vice Provosts Teaching Award Scheme (Awarded) 2018/19

Department of Employment and Learning, (DEL), Ph.D. Scholarship (£39,750, 2009) 2009- 2012

Small travel grant, British Academy, Council for British Research in the Levant (Max Award) 2011, 2012, 2013

The Sir Robert Hart Fund, Queen's University Belfast (Max Award) 2011

ISRF Flexible Grants for Small Groups (ISF4) (Max Award) 30 December 2017

TRISS Short Courses & Workshops Programme (Max Award) 15th January 2018

Arts and Social Sciences Benefactions Fund (Max award) 29 January 2018

FAHSS Visiting Professors Fund (Max award) 6th February 2018

TCD Vice Provosts Teaching Award Scheme (Nominated) 2017/18

TCD Civic Engagement Award (Shortlisted) 2017/18

ISSF Wellcome Trust Seed Funding 22nd March 2018

Arts and Social Sciences Benefactions Fund (Max award) 24/1/2019

TCD Visual & Performing Arts Fund 12/3/2019

AHRC-DFID Collaborative Humanitarian Protection Research Programme (Grant No: AH/T007540/1,c€500,000) February, 2020

Memberships

Conflict Research Society

Peace and Collaborative Development Network

Fellow at Centre for Post-Conflict Justice

Council for British Research in the Levant (CBRL)