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Contested Resonances: Creativity, Listening and Performance in Conflict Transformation

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We're pleased to announce, the 'Contested Resonances' two-day conference, will be hosted virtually online by Queen's University Belfast.

You are warmly invited to join us.

This interdisciplinary conference will examine conflict and post-conflict contexts through sound in performative practice. Themes include: peace-building efforts by music-based community arts initiatives; sonic-arts and theatrical re-soundings of conflict; creative and musical interventions in conflict and post-conflict societies; sound-based methodologies for exploring the narratives and everyday experiences of people in post-conflict contexts.

Further information is available via the 'Sounding Conflict' Project Web Site:

The conference is organised by Prof. Fiona Magowan, Prof. Pedro Rebelo, Dr. Stefanie Lehner, Dr. Ariana Phillips-Hutton and Christina Captieux, as part of the AHRC/ESRC funded Partnership for Conflict, Crime and Security Research project Sounding Conflict: From Resistance to Reconciliation 2017-2021.

For more information please contact our Project Manager, Christina Captieux


It is hosted by the Senator George, J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace Security and Justice, Queen's University Belfast.

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Organiser The Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice

Organiser of 'Contested Resonances' Conference 29-30th July 2021

"It is our aim to be innovative educators and to engage in research of global significance"

A Queen's University Global Research Institute, we are a flagship for interdisciplinary research in areas of major societal challenge. The GRI brings together excellent researchers from a wide range of disciplines to tackle some of the greatest global issues of our age.

The Institute offers a range of courses, from an interdisciplinary masters programme to short courses, including an International Summer School.

The global impact of our teaching and research is a defining feature of the University. As a member of the Russell Group of the UK's leading research-intensive universities, Queen's inspires its students to be the pioneers of progress who change society for the better.

Postgraduate students enrich our thriving research culture and contribute much to our academic activity. In return, we provide a stimulating learning environment where individual interests can be pursued and academic ambitions achieved.

Be part of the Institute and make a meaningful impact in the world in which we live by assisting the Institute in the advance of the comparative study of conflict transformation and social justice.

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