We are very excited to share that PI will be hosting a two-part event in June on the theme of Brexit and Northern Ireland.
Performing Identities: Brexit and Northern Ireland – Part 1
Wednesday 23rd June 2021 – 12.30-1.30pm (Online)
In this lunchtime seminar, PI team members will present key findings from the extensive catalogue of work completed as part of the ESRC-funded ‘Performing Identities’ project, as well as analysis of research that will be publicly shared for the first time.
This session will include work on citizenship and rights, multilevel governance, archival research and key findings from a series of interviews conducted as part of the project exploring identity and Brexit in Northern Ireland. The event will conclude with a Q&A.
Registration is now live and available here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/performing-identities-brexit-and-northern-ireland-part-1-tickets-156666797609
The second event will take place the following day (Thursday 24th June) at 1pm – further details and registration information for this will be released soon. Keep an eye on the website and our Twitter account for further updates.
Performing Identities: Brexit and Northern Ireland – Part 2 (Identity)
Thursday 24th June 2021 – 1pm-2.15pm (Online)
Building on themes that emerged through interviews the PI team completed with individuals across Northern Ireland in 2019 and 2020, this event will bring together a range of perspectives and expertise to discuss the complexity and nuances of identity in Northern Ireland.
Panel members are:
– Emma DeSouza (Rights Campaigner; Writer)
– Mark Devenport (Former Political Editor, BBC NI)
– Linda Ervine MBE (Director, Turas; President, East Belfast GAA)
– Susan McKay (Journalist; Author of ‘Northern Protestants: On Shifting Ground’ – available to purchase here)
– John O’Doherty (Director, The Rainbow Project)
– Danielle Roberts (Women’s Rights Activist)
Chair: Dr. Clare Rice (Newcastle University)
Registration is available here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/performing-identities-brexit-and-northern-ireland-part-2-identity-tickets-157819633773