19 oktober – Dublin Arts and Human Rights Festival EU 1979: A People’s Parliament – Democracy, Human Rights and Women’s Political Participation

Our collegue Gert-Jan Verboom will be one of the speakers at the Dublin Arts and Human Rights festival. The topic of his talk will be how young people use the arts as a form of activism. You can register and read more about the festival at:

http://smashingtimes.ie/centrefortheartsandhumanrights/dublinahrf/eu1979-peoples-parliament/

Date and Time: Monday 19 October, 2020, 9 am-11pm – Second Level Schools Only 

Monday 19 October, 2020, 6pm – Open to the public

Platform: Online Exhibition hosted by Smashing Times International Centre for the Arts and Equality in partnership with Dublin Castle

Category: EU 1979 Digital Art Exhibition with visual imagery, poetry, music, and Panel Discussion

Tickets: Morning Event – Open to second level schools

Evening Event – Open to the public

Booking: Link to exhibition available Monday 19 October, bookings for Zoom: coming soon

Moderator: Alice Mary Higgins, Senator

Artists and Guest Speakers: Key artists are Mary Moynihan, writer, theatre and film maker, and Artistic Director, Smashing Times International Centre for Arts and Equality; Hina Khan, Visual Artist; Noelle McAlinden, Visual Artist, Creative Advisor, Arts Activist and Mental Health Campaigner, Curator and Cultural Broker.

Panel discussion guest speakers are Alice Mary Higgins, Senator, Ireland; Dr Stephen Herron, Researcher, Academic, Cultural Anthropologist, and Community Relations Facilitator; Dr Sinéad McCoole, Historian; Hina Khan, Visual Artist and Gert-Jan Verboom from Dona Daria, The Netherlands. The digital exhibition features interviews with eight MEP’s, Barry Andrews and Frances Fitzgerald from Ireland, Dennis de Jong and Kim van Sparrentak from the Netherlands, two MEP’s from Germany, and two MEP’s from France.

Q and A with Alice Mary Higgins, Senator; Dr Stephen Herron, Researcher, Academic, Cultural Anthropologist, and Community Relations Facilitator and Hina Khan, Visual Artist.

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