The Theatre of Change Symposium 2016 Review

The Theatre of Change Symposium 2016 Review

The Theatre of Change Symposium, the third and final symposium in the series, looked to the future, at the global issues that will affect our lives in the next five years and beyond. An exciting, diverse programme of international speakers provoked debate on everything from abortion to feminism to privacy to war.

Video playlist from day one

Day one schedule: Thursday 21 January

Welcome by Nuala Hayes – Truth and Story

Panel: The Body of the State
Jesse Jones and Sarah Browne – In the Shadow of the State
Fearghus Ó Conchúir – The Casement Project
Sarah Jane Scaife – Beckett in the City
Moderated by Dominic Campbell

WakingTheFeminists – Wide Awake
Lian Bell, Loughlin Deegan and Eleanor Methven

Dr Mary McAuliffe – The History of Cumann na mBann

Panel: History is Only Tidy in Retrospect
Gabriel Gbadamosi – The Traditions of the Dead
Mark O’Halloran – Life
Stacey Gregg (performed by Kathy Rose O’Brien) – Genethics, Genomics and Geena Davis
Moderated by Ruth McGowan

Penny Arcade – Longing Lasts Longer, Excerpt (Moderated by Phillip McMahon)

Image gallery from day one

Day one at the Theatre of Change Symposium (2016)

Video playlist from day two

Day two schedule: Friday 22 January

Jaki Irvine – Days Of Surrender (Moderated by Fiach Mac Conghail)
Emer Coleman – Big Data: Owning Your Own Story
Andrew O’Hagan – Stealing Lives: Does Your Story to You? (Moderated by Sinéad Gleeson)
Ray Dolphin – Gaza in 2020: A Liveable Place?
Zoe Lafferty – Theatre, Resistance, Change (video will be available shortly)
Taiseer Merei – Cultural Resistance in the Occupied Golan (Moderated by Fiach Mac Conghail)
Gideon Levy – The Israeli Society and the Endless Occupation (Moderated by Peter Murtagh)
Prof. Joseph Cleary – Modernist Ireland and a World System in Crisis, 1890 – 1945
Dr Emer O’Toole and Dr Susan Cahill – The Man Problem (Moderated by Dearbhail McDonald)
Lara Marlowe – Fatal Attraction: France and the Middle East (Moderated by Fiach Mac Conghail)
Mark O’Rowe in conversation with Annabelle Comyn

Image Gallery from day two

Day two at The Theatre of Change Symposium (2016)

Video playlist from day three

Videos will be available shortly.

Day three schedule: Saturday 23 January

Oskar Eustis in conversation with Fiach Mac Conghail.

Prof. Richard Kearney and Prof. Sheila Gallagher: Twinsome Minds

Image gallery from day three

Day three at The Theatre of Change Symposium (2016)

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