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
14 September 2019:
CONFERENCE – PEACEWALLS 50 International Conference
Location: Conor Lecture Theatre, Ulster University, 25-51 York Street, Belfast, BT15 1ED