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The SPRING FESTIVAL OF CONFLICT TRANSFORMATION

Welcome to the Senator George J. Mitchell Institute’s Spring Festival of events in Conflict Transformation which is now in its fifth year and is continuing to grow.

This year’s programme includes a combination of politics, art, literature, film and documentary in formats ranging from debate and panel discussion to public lecture, conversation and workshop.

Whether you are a returning regular or attending the Festival for the first time, we greatly look forward to welcoming you.

Professor Hastings Donnan, Institute Director

Hastings-Donnan

Event listings

Debate

Radicalisation and Freedom of Religion on campus and in the Community

Date(s): 26/04/2017 - 26/04/2017
Time: 12:00PM - 1:30PM
Location: Old Staff Common Room, Lanyon Building, QUB

Lecture

Inside Trump's White House

Date(s): 27/04/2017 - 27/04/2017
Time: 6:30PM - 8:00PM
Location: Peter Froggatt Centre, PFC/0G/007, QUB

Debate

The Past in the Present: Examining the role of personal testimony from conflict

Date(s): 2/05/2017 - 2/05/2017
Time: 1:30PM - 4:00PM
Location: Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, Titanic Quarter

Lecture

The Border Through Time

Date(s): 3/05/2017 - 3/05/2017
Time: 6:00PM - 7:30PM
Location: Council Chamber and Canada Room, Lanyon Building, QUB

Lecture

Becoming Evil: How Ordinary People Commit Genocide and Mass Killing

Date(s): 4/05/2017 - 4/05/2017
Time: 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Location: Senate Room, Lanyon Building, QUB

Lecture

Art, Populism, Racism and the Migrant Crisis

Date(s): 5/05/2017 - 5/05/2017
Time: 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Location: Senate Room, Lanyon Building, QUB

Workshop

World War 1 and Muslim and Loyalist Identity

Date(s): 5/05/2017 - 5/05/2017
Time: 1:30PM - 5:00PM
Location: Old Staff Common Room, Lanyon Building, QUB

Workshop

Does Terrorism Work?

Date(s): 8/05/2017 - 8/05/2017
Time: 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Location: Canada Room and Council Chamber, Lanyon Building, QUB

Lecture

The Harri Holkeri Lecture by President Tarja Halonen

Date(s): 9/05/2017 - 9/05/2017
Time: 5:30PM - 6:45PM
Location: Council Chamber and Canada Room

Film

Will you say hi to me on the bus? Documentary Film by Nansen Dialogue Centre

Date(s): 10/05/2017 - 10/05/2017
Time: 3:00PM - 4:30PM
Location: David Keir Building (Stranmillis Road entrance), OG.012

Debate

ART, PEACE AND RECONCILIATION: IN CONVERSATION WITH RITA DUFFY

Date(s): 11/05/2017 - 11/05/2017
Time: 5:00PM - 6:30PM
Location: Canada Room/Council Chamber. Refreshments from 5.00 pm, conversation begins 5.15 pm

Spring flowers growing in front of a chain link fence

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Spring Festival of Conflict transformation 2017

Spring festival programme 2017