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ARINS podcast episode 6: let 'the people' decide

01 December 2021

In this episode, Colin Harvey and Jennifer Kavanagh pick through the political uncertainties surrounding the anticipated referendums, north and south.

How will the referendums work? How do we formulate the appropriate question to capture what the people should decide on? In episode 6 of the ARINS podcast, Colin Harvey and Jennifer Kavanagh discuss the intensifying conversation about constitutional change on the island of Ireland.

The ARINS podcast goes live on the first Thursday of each month and episodes are available on SoundCloudSpotify and Apple Podcasts.

You can read Colin Harvey's paper, as it appears in Irish Studies in International Affairs, at https://doi.org/10.3318/isia.2021.32b.37
Jennifer Kavanagh's response can be found at https://doi.org/10.3318/isia.2021.32b.39.
Colin Harvey is Professor of Human Rights Law in the School of Law, Queen's University Belfast,
Jennifer Kavanagh is a Law Lecturer in Waterford Institute of Technology.

About the series 

This podcast series provides evidence-based research and analysis on the most significant questions of policy and public debate facing the island of Ireland, north and south. Host Rory Montgomery, MRIA, talks to authors of articles on topics such as cross border health co-operation; the need to regulate social media in referendums, education, cultural affairs and constitutional questions and the imperative for good data and the need to carry out impartial research. New episodes are released on the first Thursday of every month and can be found on our SoundCloud channel or any podcast platform.

About the project 

ARINS: Analysing and Researching Ireland North and South brings together experts to provide evidence-based research and analysis on the most significant questions of policy and public debate facing the island of Ireland, north and south. The project publishes, facilitates and disseminates research on the challenges and opportunities presented to the island in a post-Brexit context, with the intention of contributing to an informed public discourse. More information can be found at www.arinsproject.com.
ARINS is a joint project of The Royal Irish Academy, an all-island body, and the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies at Notre Dame's Keough School of Global Affairs.

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