The Society for the
Study of Social Issues


Shared Space & Reconciliation: Can shared space promote intergroup reconciliation and respect?

Queen’s University Belfast on December 2nd, 2016


  • Joanne Hughes (Queens University Belfast)
    ‘Shared Education’: A model for promoting inter-group relations in divided societies?
  • Lindsey Cameron (University of Kent) 
    Closing the space between groups via confidence in contact
  • Bree Hocking (Open University)
    Branding Peace: Public art, shared space and the ‘post-conflict’ landscape
  • Giovanni Travaglino (University of Kent)
    Brexit Between Borders – A Social Psychological Analysis of the Roles of Aversion to Foreigners and Political Trust in EU Referendum Voting Intentions.
  • Dympna McGlade (NICRC)
    From Conversation to Transformation  – a journey of change at the interface
  • John Dixon (Open University)
    The Belfast Mobility Project: Contact, segregation and the time-geography of residents’ pathways through the city
  • Anna K. Glick (Globe Smart Kids)
    One Globe Kids: Using technology to encourage cross-group friendship among children.
  • Tina Keil (University of Exeter)
    Using technology to capture real-time intergroup contact in everyday settings
  • Stephen McCabe, (Impact Officer, Queens University Belfast)
    How to achieve and evidence impact in our research


Research that produces nothing but books will not suffice.
                                                                                                                    - Kurt Lewin