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Fidelma Ashe is a Reader in politics and a member of the Transitional Justice Institute.She was an undergraduate at Queens University and was awarded a PhD in Political theory by Queens in 2000.She joined Ulster University in 2003 specialising in Critical Gender Studies and New Social Movement theory.She is author of The New Politics of Masculinity: Men, Power and Resistance (2007), published by Routledge, co-author of Contemporary Social and Political Theory: An Introduction (1999), published by Open University Press, and her forthcoming book Gender and Conflict Transformation in Northern Ireland: New Themes and Old Problems will be published by Routledge.She has written widely in the area of gender, ethno-nationalist conflict and conflict transformation.She was invited to become a member of an international feminist research team conducting research on the theme of ‘Women and Post-Conflict Transformation: Lessons of the Past, Implications for the Future’ which received United States Institute of Peace funding in 2013.She is currently Primary Investigator on the project LGBTQ Visions of Peace in a Society Emerging from Conflict which received funding from the AHRC IN 2015.

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Research Output 1999 2019

transitional society
4 Citations (Scopus)

Gendering Demilitarisation and Justice in Northern Ireland

Ashe, F., 1 Nov 2015, In : British Journal of Politics and International Relations. 17, 4, p. 665-680

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
political conflict

The Gender Politics of Negotiating the Peace in Northern Ireland

Ashe et al, F., 2016, Women, Gender Equality and Post-Conflict Transformation: Lessons Learned, Implications for the Future . Kaufman, J. & Williams, K. (eds.). 1 ed. New york, p. 75-98

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Activities 2016 2019

Contribution to 16 days of activism blogathon

Fidelma Ashe (Participant)
1 Dec 2019

Activity: Other

Alejandra Estrada-Fuentes

Fidelma Ashe (Host)
30 Jan 2019

Activity: Hosting a visitorHosting an academic visitor

International Women's Day Lecture

Fidelma Ashe (Speaker)
5 Mar 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

LGBT1 Security Concerns

Fidelma Ashe (Participant)
Jun 2019 → …

Activity: Other

Bending the Rules:

Fidelma Ashe (Participant)
21 Oct 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

Press / Media

Sunday Sequence Toxic Masculinity

Fidelma Ashe


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment