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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.

Allison Morris, Louise O’Reilly TD‬, ‪Glenn Bradley, ‪Conor McGinn MP‬, ‪Julie Ann Corr-Johnston‬

Allison Morris, Louise O’Reilly TD‬, ‪Glenn Bradley, ‪Conor McGinn MP‬, ‪Julie Ann Corr-Johnston‬

Professor Gabriel Scally & Professor Mike Tomlinson

Professor Gabriel Scally & Professor Mike Tomlinson

Clifton Street

Clifton Street

Clifton Street

Allison Morris, Sinead Larkin & Women's Aid

Allison Morris, Sinead Larkin & Women's Aid

Andrée Murphy and Cónal Creedon

Andrée Murphy and Cónal Creedon

Equality Commission NI

Equality Commission NI

Commission for Victims and Survivors

Commission for Victims and Survivors

Trócaire

Trócaire

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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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