Good Relations Week 2020 Events


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Youthscape Celebrating Diversity

Youthscape is a partnership programme delivered by TIDES, South West College and Donegal Youth Service. It will show a series of culturally diverse interviews followed by facilitated discussions for young people aged 16-24. The first in the series is an interview with Syrian participants on their experience of moving to NI.

Organiser: TIDES Training

1:00 pm
14
Sep

The Past, Present and Future of Peacebuilding: Colin Craig

Join two local peacebuilders - Mary Montague and Colin Craig in conversation.

Organiser: TIDES Training

1:00 pm
14
Sep

RCN commend CRC in Good Relations Week 2020

RCN's Chair John Waddell and Director Kate Clifford commend the Community Relations Council for its support to RCN and the peace process over the last 30 years as part of Good Relations Week 2020.

Organiser: Rural Community Network

11:00 am
14
Sep

PeacePlayers – Celebrating Peace Building and Community Relations Through Sport

This video tells the story of AJ and Rachel, two female PeacePlayers participants from Northern Ireland. Both girls, now 19, grew up on either side of an interface, a so-called peace line, in north Belfast. They first met over 10 years ago as participants in PeacePlayers primary school twinning programme.

Organiser: PeacePlayers NI

12:00 pm
14
Sep

Media Grant Scheme

A discussion with recent recipients of the Community Relation Council’s Media Grant Scheme.

Organiser: Community Relations Council

9:00 am
14
Sep

Does political violence work. A talk by Professor Richard English

A talk by Queen's University Politics Professor Richard English., As Distinguished Professorial Fellow in the Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice, he is a frequent media commentator on terrorism, political violence and Irish politics and history.

Organiser: Imagine! Festival of Ideas & Politics

10:00 am
14
Sep

Culture, Craic and Chat

Culture, Craic and Chat will be a series of events bringing our diverse student residential community together, gathering their thoughts pre and post living in our beautiful City.

Organiser: Ulster University

6:00 pm
14
Sep

Celebrating our Journeys, Embracing our Futures with Extern Positive Learnings – Kim’s story

Extern Positive Learning participants share their journey through the Extern positive learning, a shared learning space which engages Service users in Good Relations dialogue through there time here.

Organiser: Extern Positive Learning

6:00 pm
14
Sep

Bloody Foreigners

Talk by Maciek Bator on the history of the Polish Air Force in the Battle of Britain and throughout the Second World War in the West.

Organiser: Rural Community Network

7:00 pm
14
Sep

Youthscape Celebrating Diversity

Youthscape is a partnership programme delivered by TIDES, South West College and Donegal Youth Service. It will show a series of culturally diverse interviews followed by facilitated discussions for young people aged 16-24. The third in this series features and interview with young Traveller on their experiences and future hopes for the traveller community.

Organiser: TIDES Training

1:00 pm
15
Sep

The Past, Present and Future of Peacebuilding: Mary Montague

Mary Montague in conversation reflects on the changing dynamics of Northern Ireland, cultural expression and the path to sustainable peace.

Organiser: TIDES Training

9:00 am
15
Sep

Culture, Craic and Chat

Culture, Craic and Chat will be a series of events bringing our diverse student residential community together, gathering their thoughts pre and post living in our beautiful City.

Organiser: Ulster University

6:00 pm
15
Sep

Belfast Exposed in conversation: Alan Wilkinson with Ken Grant

Alan Wilkinson is In Conversation with Ken Grant, one of the MFA graduates exhibiting work in the group exhibition 'Anthropology'. This is one of a series of Artist Talks being hosted during Good Relations Week, discussing issues such as sectarianism, racism, human rights, physical and mental abuse.

Organiser: Belfast Exposed

6:00 pm
15
Sep

A talk on The History of Boomhall

A Talk on Boomhall, a Georgian Villa, Stables, Walled Garden and Landscape Parkland occupied in the past by Major Merchant Families engaged in the Emigration and Goods Trades with North America, Caribbean and the Baltic, as well as being major players in administration of India and South Africa.

Organiser: Boomhall Trust

12:00 pm
15
Sep

Youthscape Celebrating Diversity

Youthscape is a partnership programme delivered by TIDES, South West College and Donegal Youth Service. It will show a series of culturally diverse interviews followed by facilitated discussions for young people aged 16-24. The second in this series features an interview with a participant living with a disability and looks at living through COVID and their future journey of navigating life.

Organiser: TIDES Training

1:00 pm
16
Sep

The Quiet Shuffling of Feet

The Quiet Shuffling of Feet is a feature length documentary that sensitively explores issues of conflict-related trauma, recovery and peacemaking through the eyes of David Bolton. David led the post trauma recovery response to both the Enniskillen and Omagh bombings and went on to establish the Northern Ireland Centre for Trauma and Transformation. The film will be followed by a Q&A session with David and the film's Producer/Director Fergus Cooper.

Organiser: TIDES Training

7:00 pm
16
Sep

The politics of identity with Lord Patten

Lord Patten of Barnes’ speech earlier this year in Belfast City Hall to mark the 20th anniversary of the Equality Commission and the NI Human Rights Commission touched on his memories of Dr Ian Paisley when he first came to Northern Ireland, and talks about the reform of policing and Northern Ireland’s changing society.

Organiser: Imagine! Festival of Ideas & Politics

10:00 am
16
Sep

Culture, Craic and Chat

Culture, Craic and Chat will be a series of events bringing our diverse student residential community together, gathering their thoughts pre and post living in our beautiful City.

Organiser: Ulster University

6:00 pm
16
Sep

Belfast Exposed in conversation: Xanthe Hutchinson

Belfast Exposed invites you to an Artist Talk with Xanthe Hutchinson, one of the MFA graduates exhibiting work in the group exhibition 'Anthropology'. This is one of a series of Artist Talks being hosted during Good Relations Week discussing issues such as sectarianism, racism, human rights, physical and mental abuse.

Organiser: Belfast Exposed

6:00 pm
16
Sep

Youthscape Celebrating Diversity

Youthscape is a partnership programme delivered by TIDES, South West College and Donegal Youth Service. It will show a series of culturally diverse interviews followed by facilitated discussions for young people aged 16-24. The first in the series is an interview with Syrian participants on their experience of moving to NI.

Organiser: TIDES Training

1:00 pm
17
Sep

Richard Hayward’s East Antrim Pt2: Remembering Richard Hayward

As part of Good Relations Week, we have been exploring the life of Richard Hayward. You can find out more in this 1½ hour talk recorded at PRONI in October 2014.

Organiser: Mid & East Antrim Borough Council

2:00 pm
17
Sep

Ireland’s Secret Societies and Movements

Intercomm presents an online webinar featuring Dr Eamon Phoenix looking at the formation of some of Ireland's most famous secret organisations and shining a light on their formation and how they operate. A 45 minute talk will be followed by a 30 minutes Q&A.

Organiser: Intercomm Ireland

3:00 pm
17
Sep

Culture, Craic and Chat

Culture, Craic and Chat will be a series of events bringing our diverse student residential community together, gathering their thoughts pre and post living in our beautiful City.

Organiser: Ulster University

6:00 pm
17
Sep

Beyond Belfast Rural Practitioners Programme

Reflective practice session with rural practitioners in the Good Relations field, looking at past, present and future. They will be joined by a board member of the Community Relations Council for this discussion.

Organiser: Rural Community Network

10:00 am
17
Sep

Belfast Exposed in conversation: David Copeland & Lucy Jarvis

Belfast Exposed invites you to the Artist Talk with David Copeland & Lucy Jarvis, two of the MFA graduates exhibiting work in the group exhibition 'Anthropology' in Gallery I. This is one of a series of Artist Talks we are hosting during Good Relations Week 2020  discussing issues such as sectarianism, racism, human rights, physical and mental abuse, which are raised within the show.

Organiser: Belfast Exposed

1:00 pm
17
Sep

Stories from the Shadows – Documentary and Discussion

Screening of a unique television documentary, Stories from the Shadows, charting the work of Smashing Times International Centre for the Arts and Equality, as it carried out The Memory Project over the course of two years in Northern Ireland and border areas in the Republic of Ireland. The screening will be followed by a post-screening panel discussion.

Organiser: Smashing Times International Centre for the Arts and Equality

2:00 pm
18
Sep

Culture, Craic and Chat

Culture, Craic and Chat will be a series of events bringing our diverse student residential community together, gathering their thoughts pre and post living in our beautiful City.

Organiser: Ulster University

6:00 pm
18
Sep

Belfast Exposed in conversation: Michelle Moloney & Aoife Herrity with Haley Morris-Cafiero

Belfast Exposed invites you to In Conversation: Michelle Moloney & Aoife Herrity with Haley Morris-Cafiero, two of the MFA graduates exhibiting work in the group exhibition 'Anthropology' in Gallery I. This is one of a series of Artist Talks we are hosting during Good Relations Week  discussing issues such as sectarianism, racism, human rights, physical and mental abuse, which are raised within the show.

Organiser: Belfast Exposed

1:00 pm
18
Sep

Our Lives, Our Journey, Our Culture – Online Interviews

Multi-Ethnic Sports and Cultures NI (MSCNI) presents a online Interview session with BME Youths on their journey in Northern Ireland. 

Organiser: Multi-Ethnic Sports and Cultures NI (MSCNI)

2:00 pm
19
Sep

Culture, Craic and Chat

Culture, Craic and Chat will be a series of events bringing our diverse student residential community together, gathering their thoughts pre and post living in our beautiful City.

Organiser: Ulster University

6:00 pm
19
Sep

Culture, Craic and Chat

Culture, Craic and Chat will be a series of events bringing our diverse student residential community together, gathering their thoughts pre and post living in our beautiful City.

Organiser: Ulster University

6:00 pm
20
Sep

Celebrating Community Diversity

The Hindu Association Derry~Londonderry presents a series of  pre-recorded interviews with people from the Indian community and their experiences of relocating to Derry ~ Londonderry. These interviews will consist of people of all ages how they felt about integrating into the local community and how they celebrate their culture.

Organiser: Hindu Association Derry ~ Londonderry

1:00 pm
20
Sep

Reaching Out

Online interview with Claire Hackett, Falls Community Council; Glen Bradley, Northern Ireland Buisness & Human Rights Forum and Sean Murray, Clonard Residents Association on their experiences of cross community engagement and community outreach. 

Organiser: North Belfast Interface Network

12:00 pm
21
Sep

Culture, Craic and Chat

Culture, Craic and Chat will be a series of events bringing our diverse student residential community together, gathering their thoughts pre and post living in our beautiful City.

Organiser: Ulster University

6:00 pm
21
Sep