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Mitchel Institute Conversations Podcast series
Episode 2
Topic: What Do We Know and What Should We Do about the Irish Border?

In the second episode of this new podcast series, Professor Richard English speaks with Professor Katy Hayward, Professor of Political Sociology and Fellow of the Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice at Queen's University Belfast.
The discussion focuses on her book What Do We Know and What Should We Do about the Irish Border? (Sage, 2021)

Themes discussed include:
* the experience of those who live in border areas
* the best ways to avoid further polarization regarding border disagreements
* the relationship between the Irish border and political identities and legitimacy
* the role of contingency or inevitability in political devlopments regarding the border
Podcast produced by Colm Heatley.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherQueen's University Belfast
Media of outputOnline
Size13 min 55 sec
Publication statusPublished - 27 Oct 2021


  • Ireland
  • Irish Border
  • Political identities


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