National Museums Northern Ireland are holding 1968 and Beyond on 11- 13 October 2018 at Ulster Museum, a free conference led by a range of interviewees from the Voices of 68 project sharing reflections on their experiences of this time and discussing how this period should be remembered.
Day 1: 11 October 2018
1968: An Opportunity Missed?
In this session former protagonists will give short talks on their experiences of this period followed by a Q&A.
Day 2: 12 October 2018
Voices of '68
A total of 30 key protagonists have been interviewed as part of Voices of '68. Day 2 of the conference will involve a range of interviewees from the project reflecting on their experiences of ‘68 and discussing how this period should be remembered. Speakers to include: Paul Bew, Austin Currie, Anne Devlin, Chris McGimpsey, BrÍd Rodgers, Nelson McCausland, Paul Arthur, Henry Patterson.
Day 3: 13 October 2018
Women, 1968 and Beyond1
Part 1: Women in 1968
- Key female protagonists of the time will share their experiences followed by a debate. Speakers to include: Margaret Ward, BrÍd Ruddy, Bernadette McAliskey.
Part 2: '68 and Beyond
- The focus of this session will be on the ongoing contribution women have made to community activism and peacebuilding since 1968. Speakers to include: Eileen Weir, Kellie Turtle, Bronagh Hinds.
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