Indigenous, North American, South American, South African, New Zealand and Irish artists, activists and scholars who share a common concern in addressing the painful histories of dispossession will engage in conversations that consider what it means to attend to places wounded by the legacies of historical violence. Funded by the Irish Research Council New Foundations scheme, with support from the Space&Place Research Collaborative; Maynooth University’s: Department of Geography, Edward Kennedy Institute for Conflict Intervention, Department of English, and Social Science Institute (MUSSI); Ómós Áite, Centre for Irish Studies, National University of Ireland Galway; Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation; Department of Geography, Trinity College Dublin; and the international Mapping Spectral Traces network. Image courtesy Monica de Bath (c) 2012.
Day 1: 17 October, Monday: Attending to Spectral Traces: Wounded Places
- Symposium Overview about 'Wounded Places';
- International Keynote Panel and Discussion on 'The Place of the Wound';
- Presentations and Discussion about 'The Segregated City';
- Closing Conflict Mediation Workshop;
- 'Mapping Spectral Traces Ireland' Exhibition Launch and reception, with musical performance.
Registration for Day 2, Living Body/Places, available at this page.
Registration for Day 3, Healing Place: Creating Alternative Ecologies, available at this page.
'Mapping Spectral Traces VIII: The Place of the Wound' Event webpage at: https://theplaceofthewound.wordpress.com/
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