Sinéad Walsh is the winner of this year’s (2010-2011) James Haire Memorial Prize for the best M.Phil. dissertation in Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation at Trinity College Dublin at Belfast (the Irish School of Ecumenics). Walsh’s dissertation is titled, ‘Gender, Truth and Violence: The Sexual Politics of Post-Conflict Transition, Case Study – Northern Ireland.’
Walsh’s work was supervised by Dr David Tombs, and she also served during the year as an intern with Platform for Change. Walsh was recognised along with classmate Barbara Hart at an informal ceremony in Belfast earlier this month. Hart won the Prize for the best essays on the MPhil in Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation.
You can read a summary of Walsh’s dissertation here.