Date: Monday 2nd July
Time: 9am - 6pm
Location: Hope park Campus
Deadline for abstract submission: Monday 30th April
Keynote speaker: Dominic Bryan. School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics – Reader. The Senator George J Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice Institute of Irish Studies. Queen's University Belfast.
Identity and memory play key overlapping roles in both war and peace-building. Indeed, the construction of collective identities can make a difference between choosing war or choosing more peaceful paths to dispute resolution. Identity is also deeply entwined in the ways we choose to remember past wars, through commemorations and memorials.
In this conference, we are seeking contributions from scholars who are interested in questions related to identity, broadly conceived, (including nationality, ethnicity, gender, profession, etc.) and memory in war and peace-building, such as: