Dr. Niall O Dochartaigh – Peace negotiations and the power of territory

Dr Niall O Dochartaigh, Senior Lecturer in Political Science and Sociology and leader of the Conflict, Humanitarianism and Security Research Cluster, Whitaker Institute at NUI Galway discusses the origins of his research interests with Angela Sice and describes the key questions on power, conflict and territory that drive his research agenda. He details his work on the private papers of peace intermediary Brendan Duddy and discusses his forthcoming book on Negotiation in the Northern Ireland Conflict. He finishes by outlining his future plans for research on conflict, territory and new technologies.

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