The International Network for Hate Studies biennial conference will be held at the University of Limerick next week on May 25th and 26th. This conference addresses such issues as racisms, homophobia, transphobia and disablism, manifestations and means of redress. Delegates include academics, policy makers, practitioners and activists.
Professor Gail Mason, University of Sydney
Dr Stephanos Stavros, Advisor to the Special Representative on Migration and Refugees of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe
Salome Mbugua, Honorary President and Founder of AkiDwA
Dr Nathan Hall, University of Portsmouth
Prof David Nash, Oxford Brookes University
Rose Simkins, Chief Executive, Stop Hate UK.
Mark Brookes, Disability Hate Crime Network;
Paul Giannasi, Police Superintendent, UK National Point of Contact to the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights on hate crime
Jamie Bolling, European Network on Independent Living
Robin Sclafani, Director, CEJI;
Michael Whine, Government and International Affairs Direction, Community and Security Trust
Prof Jon Garland, University of Surrey
Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, Member of Seanad Éireann (Irish Senate)
David Joyce, BL, Irish Human Rights and Equality Commissioner
You can see the full programme here: