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Dr Lauren Dempster is a Lecturer in the School of Law.
Lauren's research is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing on the fields of transitional justice, criminology, law, anthropology, and politics in particular. Her research interests include 'dealing with the past' in Northern Ireland, 'disappearances' and transitional responses to 'disappearing,' the construction of victimhood, victim mobilisation, and themes of agency, voice, silence, and memory.
Lauren is Co-Investigator on a DfE-GCRF pilot project exploring the representation of victims and victimhood at sites of so-called 'dark tourism.'
International Criminal and Transitional Justice (UG)
Transitional Justice (LLM)
Criminal Justice and Criminology Methods 1 (LLM; module convenor)
Counter-Terrorism and Human Rights (LLM; module convenor)
Rights and Accountability (UG)
'Quiet' Transitional Justice: 'Publicness,' Trust and Legitimacy in the Search for the 'Disappeared.'Dempster, L., 01 Apr 2020, In: Social and Legal Studies. 29, 2, p. 246-272
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile197 Downloads (Pure)
Observations by Queen’s University Belfast Human Rights Centre as amicus curiae on the appeal of Pre-Trial Chamber II’s 'Decision Pursuant to Article 15 of the Rome Statute on the Authorisation of an Investigation into the Situation in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan' of 12 April 2019: Submission to the International Criminal Court in the Afghanistan SituationMoffett, L., Dempster, L., Narayan, N., Suarez Vargas, D., Mallinder, L. & Stahn, C., 15 Nov 2019, QUB Human Rights Centre.
Research output: Other contributionFile29 Downloads (Pure)
Transitional Justice and the Disappeared of Northern Ireland: Silence, Memory, and the Construction of the PastDempster, L., Jun 2019, Routledge. (Transitional Justice Series)
Research output: Book/Report › Book
Dempster, L., Killean, R. & Lawther, C., 2019
Research output: Other contribution
Lawther, C., Killean, R. & Dempster, L., 2019, 73 p.
Research output: Book/Report › Other reportOpen AccessFile630 Downloads (Pure)
Lauren Dempster (Presenter)01 Jun 2019
Activity: Participating in or organising an event types › Participation in conference