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HHRG workshop at Victim Services Europe Annual Conference 2017

The Victim Services Europe Conference took place at the Kilmainham Royal Hospital in Dublin on May 17-18, 2017. The conference, organized by Maria McDonald of the Victims’ Rights Alliance was hosted by the VRA in conjunction with Advocates for Victims of Homicide (AdVIC), Victims Support NI and Victim Support Europe. The event served to bring… Continue reading HHRG workshop at Victim Services Europe Annual Conference 2017

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UL researchers urge for hate crime legislation in Ireland

The Hate and Hostility Research Group, as part of the National Steering Group Against Hate Crime, presented to politicians in the Houses of the Oireachtas last week on the need for, and form of, hate crime legislation in Ireland. Dr Amanda Haynes (Dept of Sociology) and Jennifer Schweppe (School of Law) of the Hate and… Continue reading UL researchers urge for hate crime legislation in Ireland

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Thinking about Orlando

By Jennifer Schweppe and Mark Walters Only a few weeks ago, the International Network for Hate Studies held its biennial conference in the University of Limerick, hosted by the UL Hate and Hostility Research Group. This blog was written by the Directors of the Network, Dr Mark Walters of the University of Sussex, and Jennifer… Continue reading Thinking about Orlando