Rewrite our future! Washington Ireland Program Thanksgiving Ball 2017

Rewrite our future! Washington Ireland Program Thanksgiving Ball 2017

Rewrite our future! Washington Ireland Program Thanksgiving Ball 2017 by Allan LEONARD for Shared Future News 25 November 2017 The Thanksgiving Ball has become an annual tradition of the Washington Ireland Program, held at this time of year in recognition of the generosity of families in America who host visiting participants. Tonight’s event, with several […]

Peace by piece: Launch of interface exhibition @DoJ_Interfaces

Peace by piece: Launch of interface exhibition @DoJ_Interfaces

Peace by piece: Launch of interface exhibition @DoJ_Interfaces by Allan LEONARD for Shared Future News 20 November 2017 Ulster University’s York Street campus, home to the schools of art and architecture, served as a fitting venue for the launch of an interface exhibition sponsored by the Department of Justice and featured ongoing community-based projects as […]

Exhibition launch: “We Lived It: The Social Impact of the Troubles” @TheLinenHall

Exhibition launch: “We Lived It: The Social Impact of the Troubles” @TheLinenHall

Exhibition launch: “We Lived It: The Social Impact of the Troubles” @TheLinenHall by Allan LEONARD for Shared Future News 2 August 2017 The Linen Hall Library has presented the first of two exhibitions of its Divided Society digitisation and outreach project. “We Lived It: The Social Impact of the Troubles” contains artwork, imagery, ephemera, and […]

“Art can tread where words and politics often can’t”: The Art of Conflict Transformation @The_JHS

“Art can tread where words and politics often can’t”: The Art of Conflict Transformation @The_JHS

“Art can tread where words and politics often can’t”: The Art of Conflict Transformation @The_JHS by Allan LEONARD for Shared Future News 25 July 2017 As part of the 30th anniversary of the John Hewitt Society international summer school, the Institute for Conflict Research (ICR) sponsored a panel discussion, “The Art of Conflict Transformation”, which […]

An acorn matures: Book launch of Little House on a Peace Line (Tony MACAULAY)

An acorn matures: Book launch of Little House on a Peace Line (Tony MACAULAY)

An acorn matures: Book launch of Little House on a Peace Line (Tony MACAULAY) by Allan LEONARD for Shared Future News 27 June 2017 The Duncairn Centre for Culture and Arts was the venue for the launch of Tony Macaulay’s latest edition of growing up in the contested space of Northern Ireland: Little House on […]

Art, peace and reconciliation: In conversation with Rita DUFFY

Art, peace and reconciliation: In conversation with Rita DUFFY

Art, peace and reconciliation: In conversation with Rita DUFFY by Allan LEONARD for Shared Future News 11 May 2017 At the last lecture in the spring series of events hosted by the Mitchell Institute of Peace at Queen’s University Belfast, artist Rita Duffy conversed with Professor Fiona Magowan, on how she has applied her creativity […]