Friday, 2 December 2022

Event Details

'María Loreto Castillo Muñoz', Anonymous. (Photo: Martin Melaugh)

'María Loreto Castillo Muñoz', Anonymous. (Photo: Martin Melaugh)

 

Conference:Conflict Textiles as Counter Archives in Truth Commission Processes
Description: The Irish Centre for Human Rights NUI Galway School of Law, is hosting a one-day international conference titled "The role of Transitional Justice Archives after war and dictatorship: International Experiences and the case of Colombia". It aims to bring together scholars and practitioners from different countries and background to explore the role of archives of transitional justice mechanisms (TJ) on post-conflict and post-authoritarian societies.

Conflict Textiles will deliver a one hour input at the opening session (12.00 - 1.00pm).
"Conflict Textiles as Counter Archives in Truth Commission Processes" will focus on the testimonial and archival significance of textiles drawing on textiles from Chile, Northern Ireland, Argentina and Colombia, within the wider Conflict Textiles collection.
Commissioned by: Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland, Galway
Date(s): 26th May 2022 - 26th May 2022
Venue: Online
Curator: Roberta Bacic and Conflict Textiles team
Facilitator: Dr Anita Ferrara, Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway
Outcome: The event was well attended and has paved the way for further collaboration between Conflict Textiles and the Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway School of Law.




Documents: • Conference poster, NUIG, May 2022 - view
• Conference programme, 26 May 2022 - view
• CT curator R. Bacic: presentation outline - view