Adrian Little is Professor of Political Theory in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne. He has published widely on democratic theory and conflict including The Politics of Community: Theory and Practice (Edinburgh University Press, 2002), Democracy and Northern Ireland: Beyond the Liberal Paradigm? (Palgrave, 2004), Democratic Piety: Complexity, Conflict and Violence (Edinburgh University Press, 2008), The Politics of Radical Democracy (co-edited, Edinburgh University Press, 2009), and Enduring Conflict: Challenging the Signature of Peace and Democracy (Bloomsbury, 2014). Adrian has recently completed a collaborative ARC project (with Juliet Rogers, Mark McMillan and Paul Muldoon) on ‘Resistance, Recognition and Reconciliation in Australia – lessons from South Africa and Northern Ireland’. He is now working on a new book project provisionally entitled ‘Temporal Politics: Contested Pasts, Uncertain Futures’.