Tuesday, 17 May 2022
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    Dr. Colin Davidson, Ulster University Chancellor and Mo Hume unveil the John & Pat Hume Commemorative Textiles at Magee campus Library.  (Photo: Martin Melaugh)

    Dr. Colin Davidson, Ulster University Chancellor and Mo Hume unveil the John & Pat Hume Commemorative Textiles at Magee campus Library. (Photo: Martin Melaugh)

     

    Exhibition launch:Launch of John and Pat Hume Commemorative Textiles
    Description: This commemorative event is a collaboration between the John Hume & Thomas P. O'Neill Chair in Peace based at the International Conflict Research Institute (INCORE) at Ulster University and Conflict Textiles. The launch of these two commemorative textiles John Hume, Peacemaker and Pat Hume, celebrates their life and tireless contribution to peace in Northern Ireland over several decades.

    The textiles were unveiled at Magee campus Library, Ulster University, a campus where John and Pat had a strong presence over the years and where John occupied the inaugural Thomas P. O'Neill Chair in Peace studies (2002 - 2009). Both textiles will be on display for a six month period as part of the Conflict Textiles collection: Magee campus Library, Ulster University permanent rotating exhibtition.

    Private unveiling, 12noon, 28th January.

    Maguire, H., (15th February 2022) John and Pat Hume ‘connected people not connected before’, Derry Journal
    Commissioned by: John Hume and Thomas P. O'Neill Chair in Peace, INCORE, Ulster University
    Date(s): 28th January 2022 - 28th July 2022
    Venue: Ulster University, Magee campus Library
    Northland Road, Derry /Londonderry, BT48 7JL
    Curator: Roberta Bacic and Conflict Textiles team
    Facilitator: Magee campus Library Services
    Outcome:




    Documents: • Exhibition poster, 28 January 2022 - view
    • Poster, showcases of John Hume materials - view
    • Textile list & display image, Jan. 2022 - view
    • Event review, Helen Maguire, 28 Jan, 2022 - view
    • Ulster University press release, 01 Feb 2022 - view
    • Photo gallery of launch, 28 Jan. 2022 - view
     




    Textiles Displayed:John Hume, Peacemaker
    Pat Hume