Peacewalls 50 Events

Event date(s): 10 September 2019 to 14 September 2019

A metal peacewall in Belfast | CRC NI

Peacewalls 50 is an international conference, exhibition and series of events in Belfast to mark 50 years since the construction of the first ‘Peacewall’ in Northern Ireland on 10 September 1969.


Here are some of the confirmed conference participants:

  • Frederick W. Boal OBE, Emeritus Professor of Geography, Queen’s University, Belfast
  • Dr. Jonny Byrne, Senior Lecturer, Institute for Research in Social Sciences, University of Ulster.
  • Dr. Bree Hocking, Belfast Mobility Project
  • Dr. Neil Jarman, Director of Institute of Conflict Research
  • Avila Kilmurray, International Fund for Ireland
  • Sara Lorimer, Imagine Project
  • And more.


Here is the schedule of events for Peacewalls 50:

10 September 2019

WALK – 50 years of the Falls-Shankill Peaceline

Location: Meet at base of Divis Tower, Divis Street, Belfast, BT12 4QA

Time: 16.30

Price: free

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14 September 2019:

CONFERENCE – PEACEWALLS 50 International Conference

Location: Conor Lecture Theatre, Ulster University, 25-51 York Street, Belfast, BT15 1ED

Cost: free

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