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Safeguarding Rights and Equality in Northern Ireland

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Professor Colin Harvey reflects on the draft Withdrawal Agreement with regards to rights and equality provisions.

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The island of Ireland and ‘Brexit’: a new approach

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The following article is based on Professor Dagmar Schiek’s original analysis of Ireland’s and the UK’s common EU membership in the light of Brexit which appeared in the Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly.

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QPol September Brexit Clinic

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The next QPol Brexit Clinic will take place on Thursday 20 September at 12.30pm in the Moot Court Room, Main Site Tower, Queen’s University. 

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There’s a reason why Northern Ireland has been without a government for more than 500 days – Brexit

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Brexit has revived the ideologies of Irish nationalism and Ulster unionism, and reignited their most central dispute – continued union with Britain or unification with Ireland says Dr Peter McLoughlin.

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Podcast Now Available on The Future of UK Borders after Brexit Seminar

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A podcast of last week’s public seminar entitled The Future of UK Borders after Brexit is now available.

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Brexit – a meaningful vote?

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In light of the debate calling for a referendum on the Brexit deal, Peter Emerson from the de Borda Institute looks at some examples of referendums from across the world that were based around multi-option voting.

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The Good Friday Agreement remains high on the Brexit agenda, for now

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Following a recent conference at Queen’s University, Jamie Pow summarises some of the main themes arising from the discussions led by some of the world’s leading scholars of the Good Friday Agreement and European politics.

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Irish border backstop: many unanswered questions and considerable economic challenges

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The so-called backstop option that is currently on the table is an imperfect solution that needs further work says Dr Billy Melo Araujo and Dr Federico Lupo Pasini.

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Brexit, the island of Ireland and the Good Friday Agreement

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It would be regrettable if Brexit undermined the efforts made to build constructive relationships across these islands in the last 20 years says Professor Colin Harvey.

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People in Northern Ireland want the UK to stay in the customs union and single market new research on public attitudes reveals

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Professors John Garry and Brendan O’Leary look at some of the headline findings from their recent report into public attitudes to Brexit across Northern Ireland.

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A Special Arrangement for Northern Ireland?

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Professor Colin Harvey and Dr Nikos Skoutaris from the University of East Anglia look at how the formal recognition of the particular circumstances of Northern Ireland is vital to securing the objectives being sought for an orderly Brexit.

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Avoiding a hard Irish border: Time to move from magical thinking to specific solutions

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Progress on the issue of Northern Ireland/Ireland must be made before the European Council summit in June 2018 says Dr Katy Hayward.

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