UCD Clinton Institute for American Studies 
‘The Ongoing Struggle for Civil Rights: The United States, Northern Ireland and Worldwide’
Saturday 5th October 2013
The Clinton Institute for American Studies and  the John Moore Newman Fellowship  presents a one-day symposium on the topic of comparative civil rights.  Building on existing research at the Clinton Institute, this event seeks to discuss, analyse and attempt to draw analogy between historic and contemporary civil and human rights campaigns both in Ireland and internationally.
Speakers include:
 Bernadette McAliskey(Socialist Republican Political Activist)  
Maryam al Khawaja (Bahrain Centre for Human Rights)
Minnijean Brown Trickey (Little Rock Nine)
Brian Dooley,(Human Rights First)
Dr. Máiréad Collins,
Prof. Peter Ling (University of Nottingham)
Dr. Rita Sakr (University of Kent),
Dr. Gareth Mulvenna (QUE),  
Dr. Stuart Ross
 Dr. Niall O Dochartaigh (NUIG)  
Prof. Fr. Thomas Murphy (Seattle University) 
Further information available on http://www.ucdclinton.ie/CivilRightsSymposium
Registration fee €10 and students free (includes refreshments and lunch).  To register please email Catherine.Carey@ucd.ie