Monthly Archives: July 2013

A little reality check folks

By Dr Francis Teeney Queen’s University Belfast 18/7/2013 A little reality check is what is needed folks. I wonder when you woke up this morning if parading was the first thing on your mind – truthfully was it? I think … Continue reading

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What is the future of the Orange Order?

By Professor John Brewer Queen’s University Belfast 18/7/2013 Some people reading this will think I have asked the wrong question and that I should pose whether or not the Orange Order has a future at all. But let me say … Continue reading

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Ross Kemp won’t tell you this: Some reflections on the 11th and 12th

By Dr Dave Magee University of Aberdeen 15/07/2013   In the past I have described some forms of Loyalist masculinity as ‘the elephant in the peace process’.  We saw that again on the 12th and 13th July, when violence broke … Continue reading

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South Africa needs to manage its legitimacy crisis – without Nelson Mandela

By Duncan Scott   University of Aberdeen 11/07/2013 The founding myth of the New South Africa has always depicted Nelson Mandela as the father of the nation. He was there during the transition and he was there during the early … Continue reading

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Learning a lesson from the Battle of Gettysburg

By Professor John Brewer Queen’s University Belfast   9/7/2013   The 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, which fell on 1 July 2013, itself only 53 years before the Battle of the Somme on the same day in 1916, … Continue reading

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