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Bill Rolston

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Bill Rolston is Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the University of Ulster where he was also Director of the Transitional Justice Institute. His research interests in recent years have focused on issues of dealing with the past, especially but not exclusively in the North of Ireland. He has written about the right to truth, death squads, the politics of memory and memorialisation in journals such as the British Journal of Criminology, Crime Media Culture, Memory Studies, Human Rights Quarterly, Social and Legal Studies, Race and Class, and State Crime. He is also author of Children of the Revolution: the Lives of Sons and Daughters of Activists in Northern Ireland (2011). In addition he has documented the political wall murals in the North of Ireland over three decades and has written frequently about them.

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