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'Contested Resonances' Virtual Conference 29-30 July 2021

'Sounding Conflict' Virtual Conference 29th-30th July 2021

Contested Resonances: Creativity, Listening and Performance in Conflict Transformation

This interdisciplinary conference will examine conflict and post-conflict contexts through sound in performative practice. Themes include: peacebuilding 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. 

We look forward to welcoming you virtually to Queen’s University Belfast
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. 
It is hosted by the Senator George, J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace Security and Justice, Queen's University Belfast. For more information and any queries, please contact our Project Manager, Christina Captieux 

Registration for this free event is now open.

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