Welcome to the Rookie Researcher Podcast! My name is Redmond Scales, and I am a PhD candidate in UCDs School of Politics and International Relations. The aim of this podcast is to give postgraduate researchers the chance to discuss their research topics in a casual environment so you, the listener, can learn about their research topics and the challenges that they face.
Transitional justice can be traced back to the nuremberg and tokyo trials. Its goal is to address legacy issues of conflict or of oppressive regimes. A wide range of mechanisms have helped us understand the process of transitional justice. However, is there another paradigm at play?
How do international secuity problems come to be? More importantly who plays a role in security policy formation? On this weeks episode I chat to Natalia Umansky, a PhD candidate in UCD where she researches the role that social media plays in the securitisation process.