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Academic reflections on the Northern Ireland Assembly


In the first of a series of lectures on the Politics of Northern Ireland, Dr Claire Rice gives her views on the impact of the 2019 General Election results, Brexit, the New Decade, New Approach agreement and Covid-19.

Dr Clare Rice Bio

Dr Clare Rice is a Researcher at Newcastle University, working from her base in Northern Ireland on the Economic and Social Research Council funded project ‘Performing Identities: Post-Brexit Northern Ireland and the reshaping of 21st Century Governance.’ This focuses on interactions between Northern Ireland’s multi-level governance structures, developments in the process of the UK’s exit from the EU, and the impact of Brexit on citizen experiences and political opinions in Northern Ireland. Claire also has a keen interest in electoral politics and legislative studies, particularly with regard to the Northern Ireland Assembly.

Additional info: https://ukandeu.ac.uk/northern-ireland-and-brexit-clare-rice/
Further information about the Performing Identities project: https://performingidentities.org / @performidentity

A Review of Politics in Northern Ireland


Take a look at the at the clips below of an interview (June 2016) with Professors Rick Wilford from Queen’s University Belfast and Cathy Gormley-Heenan from Ulster University. The videos represent their views on the 2016 Assembly election results and the performance of the Assembly and Executive in the 2011-16 mandate.

The 2016 election

The Assembly’s performance in the 2011 to 2016 mandate

The Executive’s performance in the 2011 to 2016 mandate