Public Lecture: ‘The Role of Museums and Storytelling in Societies emerging from Conflict’

Lehner, S. (Organiser)

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar

Description

This public lecture was part of the activities of the Interdisciplinary Research Group on Art, Performance and Media in (Post-) Conflict Societies, led by Dr Stefanie Lehner‌ and hosted and funded by the Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation and Social Justice at Queen’s University Belfast. We invited Iratxe Momoitio Asto‌rika, Director of the Gernika Peace Museum and International Advisor to INCORE Accounts of the Conflict project, to give a public lecture on ‘The Role of Museums and Storytelling in Societies emerging from Conflict’ at the MAC. The talk explored the important role of museums and storytelling in societies that suffered from different kind of conflicts. Making reference to different contexts and examples, the main focus will be on Gernika and its Gernika Peace Museum.‌
Period06 Feb 2014
Held atThe Metropolitan Arts Centre, United Kingdom