Siobhan Wills

Siobhan is the Director of Ulster University’s Transitional Justice Institute. From 2014-2018 she was a member of the International Law Association Committee on the Use of Force. Her research interests are protection of civilians, peacekeeping, and use of force. Since 2015 she has been using participatory film practices to research the impact of police violence on marginalised communities in Cité Soleil in Haiti, and the Manguinhos, Maré and Alemão favelas in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Visit here for more on Siobhan’s academic profile.

selected highlights

Sarah Travers in Conversation with Performance Artists

Some of Northern Ireland’s leading performance artists since the 1970s discuss the role of the artist in conflicted public spaces, navigating subjects including violence against women, political conflict, clerical sexual abuse and our relationship with power.

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Colin Davidson – Silent Testimony: An Introduction

Colin Davidson introduces his exhibition ‘Silent Testimony’ at the Ulster Museum in Belfast, setting the context and inspiration behind the series of portraits of victims and survivors of ‘The Troubles.’

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A Reading of Selected Poems by Kathleen McCracken

A reading of selected works exploring issues relating to First Nations experiences in Canada, in particular, violence perpetrated against indigenous women and the complexities of being an artistic ally to indigenous rights.

Ulster University

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