Registration Open for conference on Protestant-Catholic Conflict, Stranmillis, 5-7 September

Registration is now open for a conference on ‘Protestant-Catholic Conflict: Historical Legacies and Contemporary Realities,’ 5-7 September at Stranmillis College in Belfast.

The conference is one of the crowning events of the Open University’s ‘Protestant-Catholic Conflict,’ research project, headed up by Prof John Wolffe and in partnership with the Institute for Conflict Research in Belfast.

Dr Gladys Ganiel, coordinator of the Irish School of Ecumenics’ MPhil in Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation, will be delivering a plenary address on ‘Religion and Reconciliation in Northern Ireland: How Can the Churches Contribute to Post-Violence Reconstruction?’

Other speakers from ISE include Dr David Tombs on ‘The Irish Churches and the Ulster Covenant 1912-2012,’ and doctoral candidate Jonathan Hatch on ‘Make for us Gods: Examining Belfast’s Separation Barriers through a Theological Lens of Idolatry.’

The full conference programme and registration information is available here.