Good Relations Week 2021 Events


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Partition and the Birth of Northern Ireland 1920-21: The Story from the Newsreels – Dr Éamon Phoenix

Dr Éamon Phoenix in conjunction with Ann Donnelly of Northern Ireland Screen: ‘Partition and the Birth of Northern Ireland 1920-21: The Story from the Newsreels’

Organiser: Mid Ulster District Council

7:00 pm
09
Sep

Tackling Paramilitarism – A Grassroots Response

The Falls Community Council is hosting a panel discussion on the topic of Paramilitaries and how we can discuss what actions need to be considered to facilitate disarmament and disbandment. This will enable people to feel safe within their own communities.

Organiser: Falls Community Council

12:00 pm
20
Sep

Living With Imperial Legacies: Empires, Racism, Slavery and Colonialism

The Junction presents a Feature Talk followed by a workshop by Johnston McMaster, facilitated by Maureen Hetherington on 'Living with Imperial Legacies'.

Organiser: The Junction

10:00 am
20
Sep

Italian Culture Cafe – PEACE IV

Join this virtual event for an insight into the Italian community looking at the Italian settlement in the Sailortown area of the city. There will also been discussions on Italian cuisine with a special performance of Italian Jazz by Luigi.

Organiser: Belfast City Council

12:00 pm
20
Sep

How Does Integrated Education Contribute to Good Relations?

This online event will highlight the benefits of children and young people from different backgrounds being educated together and in the same classroom every day.

Organiser: The Integrated Education Fund

10:00 am
20
Sep

Everybody’s Game: Racism Awareness Evening

Community Relations Officer Chris Wright will deliver the Irish FA Foundation Racism Awareness and Equality module at Newforge Country Club.

Organiser: IrishFA Foundation

7:00 pm
20
Sep

A Shared History of Border Areas – Newry, Mourne & Down District Council

This event will bring women from different backgrounds together to share experiences and celebrate positive changes their contributions have made, and encourage ways to continue to build positive and sustainable relationships with other communities.

Organiser: Newry, Mourne & Down District Council

12:30 pm
20
Sep

Brighter Days ahead: challenging conversations

As part of Good Relations Week 2021, Tides Training & Consultancy will be hosting a virtual discussion surrounding the communication difficulties imposed by lockdowns. 

Organiser: TIDES Training

2:00 pm
21
Sep

Transforming Education Project: An Overview

Join the IEF for an overview of Ulster University's 'Transforming Education' project.

Organiser: The Integrated Education Fund

1:00 pm
22
Sep

The Boundary Commission and South Armagh & South Down – Lecture

The Museum will host a talk on the setting up of Northern Ireland, specifically the work of the Boundary Commission. This lecture will highlight the debates in south Armagh & south Down areas surrounding the economic and geographic considerations to changes to the border.

Organiser: Newry and Mourne Museum

7:30 pm
22
Sep

Future Leaders, Future Ambitions

Future Leaders, Future Ambitions is a panel discussion comprised of past and present participants of the Future Leaders Programme.

Organiser: Holywell Trust

4:30 pm
22
Sep

Community Garden – Reimaged

The Resurgam Trust are opening their Community Garden in Old Warren Estate which celebrates the work of the late Freemen, Ald Ivan Davis OBE, in Lisburn City.

Organiser: Resurgam Trust

12:30 pm
22
Sep

WheelWorks – 25 Done; 25 to Come

This online event will reflect on current and past Good Relations programmes led by WheelWorks.

Organiser: WheelWorks

7:00 pm
23
Sep

The year 1921 revisited

"The year 1921 revisited" a presentation and Q&A with Dr Eamon Phoenix, will explore the events leading up to the creation of NI, including the Treaty negotiations.

Organiser: Intercomm Ireland

12:00 pm
23
Sep

A Vision for Education in the 21st Century

Join in on IEF's Zoom event as we bring together practitioners from across the voluntary, youth and community sectors to discuss visions for education in our society in the 21st century.

Organiser: The Integrated Education Fund

12:30 pm
23
Sep

Brighter Days Ahead? Local Opinions on Education and Integration

Results from a recent NI-wide poll on themes related to education and integration are shared that confirm there is a strong support for increased integration across council areas and political viewpoints.

Organiser: The Integrated Education Fund

10:00 am
24
Sep

Sir John and Lady Hazel Lavery and the Lavery Collection

Free talks via Zoom By Dr Sinéad McCoole on Sir John and Lady Hazel Lavery and the Lavery Collection: A Pictorial Record of Partition and the Establishment of Two Irish States c 1918-30.

Organiser: Mid Ulster District Council

7:00 pm
07
Oct