ICAN: Problematic Stories: Documenting Conflict during a Peace Process
Saturday, 24 March, 2012
NINE TENTHS UNDER – Performing the Peace
Playhouse ICAN – International Culture Arts Network in partnership with School of Creative Arts at Queen’s University, Belfast
Chaired by Declan Keeney, Queen’s University, Belfast and Dr Cahal McLaughlin, The Prisons Memory Archive and University of Ulster. This symposium will focus on the issues of recording memories from the Northern Irish conflict in the context of a peace process. Journalist Ed Moloney will talk about ‘The Belfast Project’, a controversial archive of multiple testimonies from former combatants involved in The Troubles. Dr Cahal McLaughlin will speak about The Prisons Memory Archive and an archive of 175 filmed interviews of people connected to the Maze & Long Kesh Prisons will be shown. Other speakers include filmmaker Alison Millar, and and Claire Hackett, who will also speak about Healing Through Remembering project, and Falls Community Council’s oral history archive, Dúchas.
Continue to read the text of Ed Moloney’s talk.