Activity of Centre for Young Men's Studies
Aims and objectives
Research interests: Masculinity, Young men and Violence, Young men and Mental Health, Youth Work Practice, Social Exclusion.
Name: Centre for Young Men's Studies
Stakeholder: University; Research Institute
Area of intervention: Men and gender equality
Organisation Phone: 44(0)28 71375500
Name: Ken Harland
- 'Young men and Masculinity', Keynote address, International Men's Day, 19/11/10, Magnet Youth Centre, Newry.
- 'Stuck between ceasefires and peacebuilding: Some young men's experiences of violence, conflict and safety', Keynote presentation to Young People growing up in divided communities conference, 11/06/10, Queens University Belfast.
- 'Struggling to be a Man? Masculine Complexity in Early Adolescence', Keynote presentation to Irish Masculinities International Conference, 27/02/10, Queens University Belfast.
- 'Young Men talking: Violence, Conflict, Safety and Respect', Keynote address, Restoring Respect: A Collaborative Approach to Reducing Extreme Behaviours, Violent Crime and Hate crime, Youth Justice Agency. 11/11/09, Europa Hotel, Belfast
- 'Work with Young Men: Insights into Practice', Keynote address, The Design for Living Partnership, Health promotion Agency/Youth Council for Northern Ireland/Action Mental Health, Lisburn Civic Forum, 11/03/09
- 'Young Men, Violence and Community Relations', Keynote Address, Good Relations Conference, Southern Education and Library Board, 17/12/08
- 'Acting Tough: Young Men, Masculinity and lessons from practice in Northern Ireland', Keynote address, Men's Health Conference, 10/09/08, Stormont Buildings, Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister
- Harland K., McCready S., Walsh C. (2010) Adolescent Males Talking about Post Primary School Experiences, Centre for Young Men's Publications, University of Ulster.
- Harland K, McCready S. (2010) Finding Positive Responses to Young Men's Experiences of Violence and Personal Safety, Journal of Shared Spaces, Community Relations Council Publications.
- Harland K. (2010) Violent Youth Culture in Northern Ireland: Young Men, Violence and the Challenges of Peacebuilding, Youth & Society (Published online first 4th October 2010)
- Harland K., McCready, S. (2010) 'Stuck' between ceasefires and peacebuilding: Finding positive responses to young men's experiences of violence, and personal safety, Queen's University, Shared Spaces, Community Relations Council publications.
- Harland K. (2009) From Conflict to Peacebuilding: Reflections and Descriptions of Youth Work Practice in the Contested Spaces of Northern Ireland, Youth & Policy, 102. p 5 - 19.
- Harland K., Morgan, S. (2009) The 'Lens Model': A practical tool for developing and understanding gender conscious practice, Youth & Policy 101, p 67 - 79.
- Harland K. (2008) Key issues in promoting mental health: Masculinity and Mental Health, Paper for the Design for Living partnership: Action Mental Health, The Youth Council for Northern Ireland/Health Promotion Agency NI., www.healthpromotionagency.org.uk/Resources/mental/Masculinity%20and%20mental%20health.html
- Harland K. (2007) The legacy of conflict in Northern Ireland: Paramilitarism, violence and youth work in contested spaces, in Magnuson D., Baizerman M.(eds.) Youth Work in Conflict Societies: Rotterdam