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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 […]

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 […]

Ulster Welcomes £1m IFI Funding for Hume-O’Neill Chair In Peace

The University of Ulster has been awarded funding of £1m by the International Fund For Ireland (IFI) to support the establishment of a new peace studies Chair at its Magee campus in Londonderry. To be known as the John Hume and Tip O’Neill Chair in Peace, the Chair will enhance the international profile of the […]