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Dr. Andrew Finlay

Assistant Professor (Sociology)

Andrew Finlay is an anthropologist with an interest in developing a critical understanding of power, the state, racism and conflict. Topics of PhD dissertations completed by research students include: the Polish community in Dublin; body marking; cultural identity and Irish advertising; NGOs in Post-Apartheid South Africa; Depoliticisation and the Post-Conflict State in Northern Ireland; 'Narratives of Change: Military Wives in the Curragh Camp'; 'Palestinian refugees in Lebanon: from co-ethnics to a racialized minority'; 'Identity categorisation, citizenship and the "Peace Process" in Cote d'Ivoire'. Among his publications are two books: Nationalism and Multiculturalism (LIT Verlag, 2004) and Governing Ethnic Conflict (Routledge, 2010).
  Anthropology   Citizenship   CONFLICT   Ethnic Studies   Ethnography   Government Studies   Identity politics and social change   Nationalism   peace agreements
Andrew Finlay, The Flight From Dunkirk, The London Review of Books, 39,21 (2 November 2017), 2017, -, Miscellaneous, PUBLISHED
Andrew Finlay, Liberal intervention, anthropology and the ethnicity machine, Peacebuilding , 3, (3), 2015, Notes: [], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
Andrew Finlay , Ethnic statistics: Ringelheim, reification and the, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 37, (4), 2014, p753 - 756, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
Finlay A ,, Governing Ethnic Conflict: Consociation, Identity and the Price of Peace, , , , Paperback, London and New York, Routledge, 2011, 152pp, Book, PUBLISHED  URL
Finlay A , Governing Ethnic Conflict: Consociation, Identity and the Price of Peace, hardback, London and New York, Routledge, 2010, 152pp, Book, PUBLISHED
Finlay A, Communal Categories, Normative Ethnicity and the Peace Process in Ireland , biennale of the European Association of Social Anthropologists: Crisis and the Imagination, Maynooth, , 24-27 August 2010, 2010, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
Finlay, A, Consociational Peace Agreements: lesson-sharing or winning the argument?" , 'Conflicts on the Move', the Annual Conference of American Anthropological Association, New Orleans, 16-20 November 2010, 2010, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
Finlay A, Cultural Essentialism, Governmentality and the Liberal Consensus on Conflict Resolution , Understanding Conflicts-Cross-Cultural Perspectives , University of Aarhus , August 19 - 22, 2008, 2008, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
Finlay A, Anthropology, Governmentality and the Peace Process in Ireland, Experiencing Diversity and Mutuality, 10th Biennial Conference, European Association of Social Anthropologists, Ljubljana, 26 to 30 August, 2008, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
Finlay, Andrew R., The Persistence of the Old Idea of Culture, the Peace Process in Ireland and Anthropology, Critique of Anthropology, 28, (3), 2008, p279 - 296, Journal Article, PUBLISHED

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Andrew Finlay, Consociation, Binarism and Preparations for a Referendum on Irish Unity,, Consociational Powersharing in Northern Ireland: Facing the Future", The School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics, Queen"s University Belfast, 14-15 December 2023, 2023, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Andrew Finlay, Recalling a violent episode from a place of safety, Sociology Department Seminar, Trinity College Dublin, 4 March 2019., 2019, -, Miscellaneous, PUBLISHED
Andrew Finlay, 'The Political Economy of Ethnicity', , Ethnicity and Travellers: an exploration, Dublin Castle, 27 September , 2012, National Traveller Monitoring and Advisory Committee, Department of Justice, 1 - 15pp, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Andrew Finlay, 'Telling', Re-Telling and Normative Essentialism - Further Reflections on an Ethnographic Encounter, Evidence in Conflict Workshop on Problems Researching Divided Societies And Cities , Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Cambridge, 29-31 March, 2007, 2007, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Finlay, A, Review of Devolution and Identity , by John Wilson and Karyn Stapleton (eds) , Translocations The Irish Migration, Race and Social Transformation Review , 2, (1), 2007, p211-212 , Review, PUBLISHED
Andrew Finlay, Dublin Riots - What Lies Beneath Sunday Business Post 5/3/2006 , 2006, -, Miscellaneous, PUBLISHED
A Finlay, Cultural Identity and The Politics of Esteem, The British Association Festival of Science, Trinity College Dublin , 6 September 2005, 2005, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
A Finlay , Locating the Peace Process in Ireland in an International Context, Global Networks Conference, Institute for International Integration Studies, Trinity College Dublin , 23-24 September 2005, 2005, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
A Finlay, Ireland in 2020: Bi-cultural or Multi-cultural , Annual Conference of the Irish Association Imagining Ireland in 2020, Belfast, 14-15 October 2005, 2005, Invited Talk, IN_PRESS
Finlay, A., Nationalism and Multiculturalism, Variations on an Irish Theme: Reflections, Reactions and Realities, The Queen's University of Belfast, 4-5 August 2004, 2004, Conference Paper, PRESENTED


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