UNESCO Centre

Dr Ulf Hansson

Role

Research Associate

Ulf is a Research Associate working on the Children and Youth Programme: a collaboration with the UNESCO Child and Family Centre in Galway, focusing on the well‑being of children and youth in Ireland and Northern Ireland, using a rights‑based approach.

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Research Interests

Ulf’s research interests include, among other things, children and young people’s understanding of the Troubles/history and youth participation in the wider civic society.

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Background

Ulf studied Politics and Peace and Conflict studies at Uppsala University (Sweden) and holds a PhD from University of Ulster in International Politics.

Ulf has carried out research on a range of social and public policy issues in Northern Ireland, such as, segregation and sectarianism, young people and violence, as well as, equality issues facing Northern Ireland’s LGB and transgender communities.

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Publications

The following bibliography provides an index of selected pieces of work authored or contributed to by Dr Ulf Hansson, ordered chronologically; use the year menu below to skip down the page to a particular year if required.

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2013

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2012

  • O’Connor, U. and Hansson, U., with Keating, S. (2012) Capacity Building for Inclusion: The Role and Contribution of Special Needs Assistants and Classroom Assistants in Ireland and Northern Ireland. The Children and Youth Programme.

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2011

  • Allamby, L., Bell, J., Hamilton, J., Hansson, U., Jarman, N., Potter, M. and Toma, S. (2011) Forced labour in Northern Ireland: exploiting vulnerability. Joseph Rowntree Foundation. York.
  • McCaffery, N. and Hansson, U. (2011) The Troubles aren’t history yet. Young people’s understanding of the past. Shared Space, 11.
  • Webb, P., Pierson, C., Hansson, U. and Mawhinney, S. (2011)‘Let me speak, help me be heard.’ Evaluation of Alzheimer Society’s Advocacy Programme. Alzheimer Society, Belfast.

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2010

  • Bell, J., Hansson, U., McCaffery, N. (2010) The Troubles aren’t history yet. Young people’s understanding of the past.Community Relations Council, Belfast.
  • McBride, R. and Hansson U. (2010) The Luck of the Draw. A Report on the Experiences of Trans Individuals Reporting Hate Incidents in Northern Ireland. Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister (OFMDFM), Belfast.

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2009

  • Bell, J., Caughey, A., Hansson, U., Martynowicz, A. and Scully, M. (2009) The Experiences of Migrant Workers in Northern Ireland: Preliminary research findings. Labour Market Bulletin, 22. Department of Employment and Learning, Belfast.
  • Bell, J., Caughey, A., Hansson, U. and Martynowicz, A. (2009) Experiences of Migrant Workers in Northern Ireland. Department for Employment and Learning, Belfast.

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2008

  • Hamilton, J., Bell, J. and Hansson U. (2008) Segregation and Sectarianism: Impact on Everyday Life. Shared Space, 6.
  • Hamilton, J., Hansson, U., Bell, J. and Toucas, S. (2008) Segregated Lives. Social Division, Sectarianism and Everyday Life in Northern Ireland. ICR, Belfast.

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2007

  • Hansson, U., Fitzpatrick, B. and Hurley‑Depret, M. (2007) Section 75, policy and practice for lesbian, gay bisexual and people. Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister (OFMDFM), Belfast.
  • Hansson, U., and Hurley‑Depret, M. (2007) Section 75, policy and practice for transgender, transsexual and transvestite people. Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister (OFMDFM), Belfast.
  • Walsh, J. and Conlon, C., Fitzpatrick, B. and Hansson, U. (2007) Enabling lesbian, gay and bisexual individuals to access their rights under equality law. Equality Commission for Northern Ireland, Belfast.

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2006

  • Byrne, J., Bell, J. and Hansson, U. (2006) Shared Living: Mixed residential communities in Northern Ireland. ICR, Belfast.
  • Hansson, U. (2006) Anti‑Social Behaviour and Crime: What is it and what should be done? Off the Streets Community Youth Initiative, Derry/Londonderry.

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2005

  • Hansson, U. (2005) Troubled Youth: Youth Alienation and Communal Disorder: The role of young people in conflict and social disorder in Northern Ireland. ICR, Belfast.

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2002

  • Hansson, U., Morgan, V. and Dunn, S. (2002) Minority ethnic groups in Northern Ireland: Experiences and expectations of language support in education settings. Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister (OFMDFM), Belfast.

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Contact Details

Dr Ulf Hansson

Dr Ulf
Hansson

Research Associate

Post

UNESCO Centre
School of Education
University of Ulster
Coleraine
Co Londonderry
BT52 1SA
Northern Ireland

Telephone

+44 (0)28 7012 3082

Email

u.hansson@ulster.ac.uk