The European Union and the Northern Ireland Peace Process

Galway, Ireland

27 April 2018

Programme:9.00-9.45 am: Reception for conference speakers and welcome from NUIG Vice President for
Research Prof Lokesh Joshi - the President's rooms, NUI Galway

09.00 Registrations open and coffee - O'Donoghue Theatre

10.00 Opening by Dr Giada Lagana

10.10 Reflecting on the EU and the peace process: Carlo Trojan, Jane Morrice, Hugh Logue, Colm Larkin and Andy Pollak

Roundtable 1 - Did the European Union forge peace in Northern Ireland?

11.00 Panel discussion with Carlo Trojan, Jane Morrice, Hugh Logue, Colm Larkin and Andy
Pollak chaired by Dr Niall Ó Dochartaigh (NUIG)

11.40 Audience questions to panel

12.00 Closing remarks by Dr Michelle Millar (NUIG)

12.15 - 12.45 Launch of the exhibition 'Inside and Outside the Northern Ireland Peace Process'
by Dr Anita Naughton and the NUIG Archivist Barry Houlihan.

LUNCH BREAK

Roundtable 2 - Brexit and the future of peace in Northern Ireland: perspectives from policy
and academia

14.00 Opening by Prof Dan Carey, Director of the Moore Institute

14.10 Brexit and the constitutional consequences for the Irish border Speaker: Dr Katy Hayward
(QUB) Discussants: Hugh Logue and Andy Pollak

14.35 Brexit and the constitutional consequences for the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement Speaker:
Dr Mary C. Murphy (UCC) Discussant: Carlo Trojan

15.00 Audience questions

15.30 BREAK

16.00 Brexit from the Republic of Ireland perspective Speaker: Dr Brendan Flynn (NUIG)
Discussant: Colm Larkin

16.25 Brexit and the Northern Ireland PEACE programmes - what achievements and what losses
for civil-society? Speaker: Dr Giada Lagana (NUIG) Discussant: Jane Morrice

16.50 Audience questions

17.20 Closing remarks by Prof Alan Ahearne, Director of the Whitaker Institute (TBC)
End of the day

6.30 pm: Conference dinner for speakers and organisers





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