War –Torn Children

Wed, 01/03/2017 - 00:00 - Sat, 15/04/2017 - 00:00
Regular event?: 
This is not a regular event

The exhibition highlights the devastating impact of war on children. It is an initiative of Conflict Textiles and INNATE in collaboration with the Linen Hall Library https://www.linenhall.com/ CAIN (Conflict Archive on the INternet) and Fundació Ateneu Sant Roc (Catalonia), whose photographic exhibition Després de les onades / After the Waves is included. The exhibition launch is open and takes place at 1pm in the Linen Hall Library on 1st March. Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate, will deliver the keynote address. This will be followed by the, also open, 6pm launch of Margaretta D’Arcy’s book: “Ireland’s Guantanamo Granny” and the publication of a new edition of her book “Tell them Everything.” Phil Scraton (Emeritus Professor of Criminology, QUB), will facilitate a discussion with Margaretta D’Arcy. Open programme during the exhibition includes a guided tour by Roberta Bacic, on Friday 3rd March at 3pm, and an arpillera doll making workshop, facilitated by Roberta Bacic, from 2 – 4pm on Friday 14th April (enquire about booking). See http://cain.ulster.ac.uk/conflicttextiles/search-quilts/fullevent/?id=163

Organised by: 
Merton Library and Heritage Service
Organiser is not an NFP member
Linen Hall Library, Donegall Square, Belfast.