Seminar: Art, Culture and Conflict

The Hugh Lane Gallery
Thursday 3rd November 2011
6:30pm – 9:30pm

Art, Culture and Conflict is a seminar initiated by the Hugh Lane’s Education and Research department in collaboration with Dublin Intellectual. Taking as starting points the themes explored by Richard Hamilton and Rita Donagh in the exhibition Civil Rights etc., and by Willie Doherty in DISTURBANCE this seminar will present recent research in the area of art, culture and conflict by scholars from UCD, TCD, Queens University, Belfast and NCAD.

Programme 6.30pm-9.30pm

Welcome address
Jessica O’Donnell and Barbara Dawson, Hugh Lane
Dr Marisa Ronan, Dublin Intellectual

Dr Declan Long, NCAD, ‘Spectres of the Political: Art and Aftermath in Northern Ireland.’
Dr Eamonn Hughes, Queens University,  ‘Conflict and Popular Culture.’
Dr Gladys Ganiel, TCD, ‘Surveying Religion’s Public Role: Perspectives on Diversity, Reconciliation and Ecumenism.’
Prof. Liam Kennedy, UCD, ‘Historicising Photography and Conflict.’

Wine Reception 9-9.30pm

Advanced booking is essential for this free seminar. For further information or to book a place, please contact Jessica O’Donnell, Curator of Education and Research, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, E. or tel. +353 1 2225558.