The role of Europe in the Northern Ireland peace process: legal and economic policies, changes in identity

Charlotte Barcat, member of the CRINI laboratory, is developing this project from 2018 to 2021 with the support of the Alliance Europa Institute for European and Global Studies.

This project focuses on the role of Europe in the Northern Ireland peace process. It includes two main orientations: on the one hand, European policies aimed to encourage reconciliation, notably the massive injection of European funds into various projects (urban regeneration among other things), in particular through the “PEACE” programmes; on the other hand, the important part played by the European legislation on human rights, notably through the European Court of Human Rights and, after 1998, the Human Rights Act. Research focuses in particular on the city of Derry/Londonderry, and obviously takes into account the issue of Brexit and its likely impact on Northern Ireland.

Several study days and seminars will be organised as part of this research, as well as an international conference.

Project leader

CHARLOTTE BARCAT

CHARLOTTE BARCAT

Lecturer in British civilisation, member of CRINI, at the University of Nantes.

Research themes :

Northern Ireland, Bloody Sunday, public enquiries, management of a conflicted past, collective memory, official memory of the British state.

Charlotte Barcat is developing the research project “The role of Europe in the Northern Ireland peace process: legal and economic policies, changes in identity” with the support of Alliance Europa.

Charlotte Barcat is also Treasurer of the Société Française d’Etudes Irlandaises.

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CRINI (Centre for Research on National Identities and Interculturality – EA 1162 (UN))

CRINI (Centre for Research on National Identities and Interculturality – EA 1162 (UN))

The Centre for Research on National Identities and Interculturality brings together the research in civilization, linguistics and literature, carried out in several cultural areas, by the teacher-researchers of the different departments of the UFR. The CRINI has set itself the goal, through numerous publications and conferences, of elucidating national cultural specificities/identities and their interferences/interactions. It benefits from the contribution of a large network of foreign researchers regularly associated with its activities.

http://www.crini.univ-nantes.fr/

University of Nantes

University of Nantes

The University of Nantes offers courses from bachelor’s to master’s degrees and excellence research projects concerning Europe in a wide range of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences.

It is home to the Institute for European and Global Studies, which implements the Alliance Europa programme.

https://www.univ-nantes.fr

Resources

Charlotte Barcat took part in the "6 seconds for Europe" project of the "Graines d'Europe" association : What are the consequences of Brexit for Northern Ireland? (French content)