PhD Studies at ISE

Trinity College Dublin

Program Description
EFMD Equis Accredited

PhD Studies at ISE

Trinity College Dublin

PhD Studies at ISE

The Irish School of Ecumenics provides research supervision across disciplinary fields which include the ethics and theology of conflict and peace; reconciliation; human rights and ethics in international affairs; interreligious dialogue and intercultural theology; ecumenical theology; gender issues; development and globalisation; the interplay of politics and religion etc.

The ISE offers a structured PhD. Students work with their supervisor(s) over a four year period and are required to take a minimum of 10ECTS in taught modules to develop their research skills over the course of their studies.

Some current PhD projects include:

  • The Use of Video Conferencing in Peace Education

  • Peace Journalism and Conflict in the Horn of Africa

  • UNSC 1325 and Women’s Peacebuilding in Armenia and Azerbaijan

  • Feminist Peace Activism in the Yugoslav wars

  • Engaging Men to End Gender Based Violence in Kenya

  • Secular Humanitarian Responses to Disasters in Religious Contexts

  • The Theology of Henri de Lubac

  • The Role of Memory in Dealing with the Past: Transcending the Victim-Perpetrator Paradigm in Northern Ireland

  • The Relationship between Evangelicalism and Islam in the Southern United States

  • The Impact of Immigration on Religious Identities and Inter-Religious Dialogue in Ireland and Germany

  • Re-imaging Space at the Intersection of Theatre and Peacebuilding in Northern Ireland and Beyond

  • Political Leadership and Conflict Transformation: Women, Politics and Peace in Northern Ireland

  • Shared Space and Ethnic Identity in Divided Cities: Belfast, Jerusalem, Brussels

  • LGBT Lives and Stories in Belfast, Gospel Narratives and Practical Theology
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated March 14, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
3 - 4 years
Part time
Full time
Start date Sept. 2017
Ireland Dublin
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 3 - 4 years
Price - Varied