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One of the highlights of our festival, check out our discussions and debates below.

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Meet our Festival Contributors

We've gathered some of the top experts in the field to discuss this topic. With years of experience between them, they're well-equipped to offer invaluable insights and perspectives.

Fintan O'Toole

Fintan O'Toole

Dr Éamon Phoenix

Dr Éamon Phoenix

Philippe Sands

Philippe Sands

Dr Birgit Schippers

Dr Birgit Schippers

Phil Scraton

Phil Scraton

Dr Stewart Smyth

Dr Stewart Smyth

Terry Stevens

Terry Stevens

Yanis Varoufakis

Yanis Varoufakis

Séanna Walsh

Séanna Walsh

IPSC Event

IPSC Event

Eoghan Ó Néill and Máirín Hurndall

Eoghan Ó Néill and Máirín Hurndall

Leaders' Debate

Leaders' Debate

David McCann, Amanda Ferguson, Tim Cairns and Allison Morris

David McCann, Amanda Ferguson, Tim Cairns and Allison Morris

Coiste na nIarchimí

Coiste na nIarchimí

Coiste na nIarchimí

Emma Shaw and Julie-Anne Corr Johnston

Emma Shaw and Julie-Anne Corr Johnston

John Barry, Stiofan O’Nuallain(Trademark), Claire Bailey, Chris Hazzard MP

John Barry, Stiofan O’Nuallain(Trademark), Claire Bailey, Chris Hazzard MP

Post Script

Post Script

BLM

BLM

Walls of Shame

Walls of Shame

Ballymurphy Massacre

Ballymurphy Massacre

Caoimhin Holland and Pat O'Hare Award

Caoimhin Holland and Pat O'Hare Award

Jennifer Todd(chair), Christine Bell and Gladys Ganiel

Jennifer Todd(chair), Christine Bell and Gladys Ganiel

Órlaithí Flynn MLA, Mike Nesbitt MLA, & Chris Kerr

Órlaithí Flynn MLA, Mike Nesbitt MLA, & Chris Kerr

Joe Duffy and Freya McClements

Joe Duffy and Freya McClements

Relatives for Justice

Relatives for Justice

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Events

Michael Dougan in Conversation with Eilish Rooney Brexit: The Story So Far & What Lies Ahead?

30 July 2020, 01:00 PM
Michael Dougan

#MeToo: Changing Minds, Changing Cultures

30 July 2020, 03:00 PM
Noeline Blackwell

A Dysfunctional Housing System

30 July 2020, 06:30 PM
Eoin O’Broin

Gerry Adams in conversation with Joe Austin

30 July 2020, 08:00 PM
Gerry Adams

A Gender Lens on the Troubles - Lionsa Inscne ar na Trioblóidí

31 July 2020, 12:30 PM
Commission for Victims and Survivors

Shooters and Freds: Britain’s Military Reaction Force

31 July 2020, 01:00 PM
Ciarán MacAirt

Dwellers on the threshold: Inviting and managing tourists back into our communities

31 July 2020, 03:00 PM
Terry Stevens

Artificial Intelligence and the Challenge to Human Rights - Intleacht shaorga agus úshlánar chearta daonna

31 July 2020, 06:30 PM
Dr Birgit Schippers

Pearse Doherty, Sinn Féin TD and Director of Elections - A Personal Account of the Historic February 2020 General Election

31 July 2020, 08:00 PM
Pearse Doherty

10th Annual Madge Davison Memorial Lecture - Léacht Chuimhneacháin Madge Davison Memorial Lecture

01 August 2020, 01:00 PM
Dr Stewart Smyth

Covid, Capitalism and Climate Breakdown:Building Back Better

01 August 2020, 03:00 PM
John Barry, Stiofan O’Nuallain(Trademark), Claire Bailey, Chris Hazzard MP

James Connolly Annual Lecture

01 August 2020, 06:30 PM
Patricia McKeown

The Ratline - Love, lies and justice on the trial of a Nazi fugitive

01 August 2020, 08:00 PM
Philippe Sands

Post Script – The McGurk’s Bar Bombing

02 August 2020, 01:00 PM
Post Script

Screening of Ballymurphy Massacre Documentary

02 August 2020, 03:00 PM
Ballymurphy Massacre

Walls of Shame, Film and Interview - Walls of Shame, Scannán agus Agallamh

02 August 2020, 04:30 PM
Walls of Shame

Black Lives Matter Event - Imeacht Tá Saolta Dhaoine Gorma Tábhachtach

02 August 2020, 06:30 PM
BLM

The World After the Pandemic

02 August 2020, 08:00 PM
Noam Chomsky

Annual Caoimhín Holland and Pat O’Hare Award

03 August 2020, 09:00 AM
Caoimhin Holland and Pat O'Hare Award

Imagine that: Irish Speakers of the Shankill Road

03 August 2020, 10:00 AM
Eoghan Ó Néill and Máirín Hurndall

British or Irish or Both? Unionism, Protestantism and the National Question

03 August 2020, 01:00 PM
Jennifer Todd(chair), Christine Bell and Gladys Ganiel

Youth Talks Back - Cur agus Cúiteamh Óige Bhéal Feirste

03 August 2020, 03:00 PM
Órlaithí Flynn MLA, Mike Nesbitt MLA, & Chris Kerr

Representative Richie Neal in Conversation with Gerry Adams

03 August 2020, 06:30 PM
Richie Neal

It’s Life, But Not As We Know It: Society After the Coronavirus

03 August 2020, 08:00 PM
Fintan O'Toole

Imagine that: Irish Speakers of the Shankill Road

03 August 2020, 10:00 PM
Eoghan Ó Néill and Máirín Hurndall

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