Inaugural John J. Sweeney Scholar

On 9 September 2015 the Chair attended an event to inaugurate the John J. Sweeney Scholarship Scholarship in Peace at the Hay-Adams Hotel, Washington. The scholarship, supported by the AFL-CIO, will provide an opportunity for US-based student with union connections to undertake the INCORE MSc. in Applied Peace and Conflict Studies. With the Development and Alumni […]

Chair Begins…

Professor Brandon Hamber was today officially appointed as the John Hume and Thomas P. O’Neill Chair of Peace. He began work on 1 September 2015. To learn more about Professor Hamber, click here.

Ulster Hosts President Clinton and Launches New Book

Ulster University hosted President Clinton’s 5th visit to Derry~Londonderry where he honoured John Hume’s outstanding contributions to peacebuilding, helped to launch ‘Peacemaking in the Twenty-first Century’ edited by John Hume, Tom G. Fraser and Leonie Murray and celebrated the University’s success in raising the £3m required to establish the John Hume and Thomas P. O’Neill Chair […]

Film: Hume O’Neill Chair in Peace

As part of the fundraising campaign Ulster University and INCORE recently released a short film explaining the work of John Hume and Thomas “Tip” P. O’Neill for peace in Northern Ireland. The Chair will be part of the legacy of their contribution.

Event held at Loretta Brennan Glucksman’s home in New York

Dr Loretta Brennan Glucksman, then Chair of the American Ireland Funds, held an exclusive event at her home in New York to celebrate the establishment of the John Hume and Thomas P. O’Neill Chair in Peace.   For all the photos see the full gallery.  

Ulster Announces Funding Boost for Hume O’Neill Peace Chair

The University of Ulster today announced funding of a further £876,000 for the John Hume and Thomas P. O’Neill Chair in Peace which will be established at the Magee campus. The Vice-Chancellor Professor Richard Barnett made the announcement at a gala event marking the centenary of Tip O’Neill’s birth and celebrating John Hume’s 75th birthday. The […]

Washington Gala Event Highlights Hume-O’Neill Peace Chair

The establishment of a new peace chair at the University of Ulster’s Magee campus was this week the focus of a major gala dinner in Washington DC hosted by the American Ireland Fund. The John Hume and Thomas P O’Neill Chair in Peace will be part of a new wider initiative building on the work […]

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