University of Massachusetts Amherst

Search Google Appliance


GFA@25: Inside & Outside

Event date/time: 

Thursday, April 6, 2023 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm



The Good Friday Agreement @ 25

Art of Conflict Transformation Spring 2023 Event Series
Celebrating & critically examining the historic British/Irish peace accord

This is an online event, please register here:
Zoom registration

This panel will explore the journey that led to achieving the historic peace accord about the British/Irish conflict. Panelists include liaisons with grassroots communities and political prisoners as well as negotiators @ the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement talks. 

Dawn Purvis (bio)  
Liaison with loyalist grassroots  
Negotiating team member & elected representative, Progressive Unionist Party 
Board Chair, Healing Through Remembering 

Joseph Austin (bio)
Liaison with IRA republican prisoners 
Advisor, Lord Mayor of Belfast 
Peacebuilding & Good Relations Staff, Falls Community Council 

Avila Kilmurray (moderator) (bio)  
Negotiating team, Northern Ireland Women’s Coalition (Co-founder)
Director, Community Foundation for Northern Ireland (1994-2014) 
Migration & Peacebuilding Executive, Social Change Initiative 

For more information, see event webpage




Amherst, MA 01003
United States
Online Amherst MA