Talking Peace: A seminar on communication, contact and dialogue aimed at reducing or ending violence in Northern Ireland

Venue
Moore Institute Seminar Room

Date & Time
16th May, 2012 @ 10:00:00

A seminar on communication, contact and dialogue aimed at reducing or ending violence in Northern Ireland that bringstogether key actors with direct experience of mediation and decision-making in the Irish peace process, including Sir Kenneth; Larry and Shauna Duddy; Dr. Maurice Hayes; Jim Gibney; Dr. Harold Good; Rev. Chris Hudson Bloomfield and Dr. Martin Mansergh. Prof. Brendan O'Leary (University of Pennsylvania) will act as respondent.

The symposium in the afternoon brings participants in the witness seminar together with leading academics working on the politics of conflict and peace in Northern Ireland, including Prof. James McAuley (University of Huddersfield); Dr. Niall(NUI Galway); Dr. Graham Spencer (University of Portsmouth); Dr. Katy Hayward (Queen's O Dochartaigh University Belfast); Prof. Jonathan Tonge (University of Liverpool); Prof. Robert White (Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis).

To register for attendance please contact; stacey.scriver@nuigalway.ie.

The seminar is part of the Creativity at the Edge series, hosted by the Moore Institute at NUI Galway. It is supported by the Irish Research

Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences, the Moore Institute and the School of Political Science and Sociology, NUI Galway.

Organisers: Dr. Niall O Dochartaigh (NUI Galway), Prof. Ian McBride (King's College London), and Prof Sean Ryder (NUI Galway).

Hosted by the Centre for the Study of Nationalism and Organised Violence.