Civic Culture and Identity Practices in Belfast Since the Late Eighteenth Century

    Impact: Cultural Impact, Societial Impact

    • Sean Connolly (Participant)

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    Narrative

    Research on the history of Belfast from the late eighteenth century has had a direct impact over the past eight years on the efforts of the municipality and the devolved government to formulate a policy on parades, flags and other disputed identity practices, to develop a strategy for managing the politically contentious issue of anniversaries, and to promote a shared sense of heritage in a divided city. The research has also had an impact in two other areas: civil society and public discourse.

    Category of impact

    • Cultural Impact
    • Societial Impact

    Research outputs

    ID: 10432650