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The Good Friday Agreement @ 25

Art Of Conflict Transformation Spring 2023 Event Series

Celebrating & critically examining the 1998 historic British/Irish peace accord


March 23, 4-5:30pm EDST
Negotiating & Implementing the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement: The Role of The Northern Ireland Women’s Coalition Political Party
Reception follows (in-person & online)
Info & recording


April 6, 4-5:30pm EDST
Inside & Outside: Building Grassroots Support for the P
eace Talks & 1998 Accord
Info & recording


April 10, 1-2:00pm EDST
“Justice, Diversity, and Opportunity”
 Mural Rededication
 Reception follows (in-person and online)
Info & recording


April 20, 4-5:30pm EDST 
State Accountability & Dealing with the Legacy of the Past After the Historic 1998 British/Irish Peace Accord
Info & recording

May 4, 4-5:30pm EDST
Referendum on a United Ireland & the Historic 1998 British/Irish Peace Accord 
Info & recording

Sponsored by
Office of the Chancellor, Legal Studies Program, UMass Women into Leadership and Falls Community Council (Belfast)

Co-sponsored by
College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, Women for UMass Amherst, Center for Justice, Law, and Societies, Graduate School, Psychology of Peace and Violence Program, Interdisciplinary Studies Institute, SBS Conference and Visitor Grants, Commonwealth Honors College, College of Education, anonymous College of Education faculty member, Modern European Studies Program, Department of Political Science, School of Public Policy, Center for Women & Community, National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution, Auxiliary Enterprises, Facility Services, Quabbin Mediation Program; this program was made possible (in part) by a grant from the UMass Arts Council

The Art of Conflict Transformation Event Series brings to UMass scholars, artists, and conflict resolvers to explore the geography of conflict; the spaces in and on which conflict has been imprinted and expressed, and the emerging terrains of resistance, resilience, and transformation.