Articles by: Catherine Carey

Ireland and African-American

Conference On the 9 – 10 March 2012, The Clinton Institute for American Studies held a two day international conference entitled Ireland and African-America.  Unfortunately, the main keynote speaker Ishmael Reed had to withdraw from the conference on the 6 March due to the passing of his mother.  Reed passed […]

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The United States and Northern Ireland: A Transatlantic Perspective on Problems and Solutions

Conference On the 16th and 17th September, the Clinton Institute hosted a colloquium, organised by Professor Maurice Bric of the UCD School of History and Archives, entitled “The United States and Northern Ireland: Transatlantic Perspectives on Problems and Solutions”.  This conference was opened by Lucinda Creighton, TD for Dublin South […]

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New Ways of War

Conference The recent American experience with insurgency in Afghanistan and Iraq has led to a new debate on the nature of contemporary conflict. Newly popular concepts such as ‘irregular warfare,’ ‘asymmetric conflict,’ ‘hybrid war,’ ‘fourth generation warfare’ and even ‘War 2.0’ all describe a form of conflict that involves far […]

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Terrorism, The City and the State

Professor Mike Davis ‘The History of Car Bombing‘  26th February 2007 This symposium explored the role of cities as strategic sites of terrorist activity and the impact of political violence on urban life. It included sessions on 19th century anarchism, on twentieth century car bombing, on media coverage of urban […]

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