John Thomas Alderdice ALDERDICE

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1955-03-28
Education Ballymena Acad, Queen's Univ Belfast (MB BCh, BAO)
Books & Publications Publications pubns on the psychology of fundamentalism, terrorism and violent political conflict, political negotiation and parliamentary institutions
Recreations reading, music, gastronomy
Clubs Ulster Reform (Belfast), National Liberal (chm of tstees)
Style The Rt Hon Lord Alderdice
Career conslt psychiatrist in psychotherapy E Health and Social Servs Bd 1988-2010, hon sr lectr in psychotherapy Queen's Univ Belfast 1999 (hon lectr 1990-99), exec med dir South and East Belfast Health & Social Servs Tst 1994-97, visiting prof Dept of Psychiatry Univ of Virginia USA 2006-10, sr research fell Harris Manchester Coll Oxford 2012-; research assoc: Dept of Anthropology Univ of Oxford 2013-, Centre for Int Studies Dept of Politics & Int Relations Univ of Oxford 2013-; dir Centre for the Resolution of Intractable Conflict Harris Manchester Coll Oxford 2013, chm Centre for Democracy and Peace Building Belfast 2014; dir NI Inst of Human Rels 1990-95; Alliance Pty of NI: memb Exec Ctee 1984-98, vice-chm 1987, ldr 1987-98; Parly candidate 1987 and 1992, Euro Parly candidate 1989; cncllr (Victoria Area) Belfast City Cncl 1989-97; leader Alliance Delgns: to Inter-Party and Intergovernmental talks on the future of NI 1991-98, to Forum for Peace and Reconciliation Dublin Castle 1994-96; Liberal Int (LI): vice-pres 1992-99, bureau memb 1996-, chair Human Rights Ctee 1999-2005, dep pres 2000-05, pres 2005-09; treas Euro Lib Dem and Reform Party 1995-99 (vice-pres 1999-2003), elected memb NI Assembly 1998-2003 (Forum 1996-98), speaker NI Assembly 1998-2004; convener (chair) Lib Dem Parly Pty House of Lords 2010-14, ret; memb Ind Monitoring Cmmn 2003-11; memb Cwlth Cmmn on Respect and Understanding 2006-07, memb UK Ctee on Standards in Public Life 2010-; hon memb: Peruvian Psychiatric Assoc 2000, Br Psychoanalytical Soc 2001; hon prof Faculty of Med Univ of San Marcos Peru 1999; John F Kennedy Profile in Courage Award 1998, W Averell Harriman Award for Democracy 1998, Medal of Honor Coll of Medicine of Peru 1999, Int Psychoanalytic Assoc Extraordinary Meritorious Service to Psychoanalysis Award 2005, World Fedn of Scientists Ettore Majorana Erice Prize 2005, Prize for Freedom Liberal Int 2015; Hon DLitt Univ of E London 2008, Hon LLD Robert Gordon Univ Aberdeen 2009, Hon D Univ Open Univ 2014; Hon FRCPI 1997, Hon FRCPsych 2001 (MRCPsych 1983, FRCPsych 1997); Knight Cdr of the Order of Frances I (KCFO) 2002
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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