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ARINS podcast episode 8: Implications for the Protection of Human Rights in a United Ireland

03 February 2022

In this episode of the ARINS podcast, Brice Dickson and Rory Montgomery consider how the unification of Ireland could change the way in which human rights are protected.

One of the many perspectives from which the pros and cons of a united Ireland can be weighed is that of human rights protection. In a united Ireland how differently, if at all, would the human rights of people living in Northern Ireland or in Ireland be protected? In this month's episode of the ARINS podcast, Brice Dickson and Rory Montgomery look at the implications for the protection of human rights in a united 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 Brice Dickson's paper, as it appears in Irish Studies in International Affairs, at https://doi.org/10.3318/isia.2021.32b.48

Brice Dickson is Professor of International and Comparative Law at the School of Law, Queen's University Belfast.
Rory Montgomery is a former diplomat and Honorary Professor in the George Mitchell Institute, Queen's University Belfast.

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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