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

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

Paul Moore in Conversation with Ara Devine

Paul Moore talks with filmmaker Ara Devine about the subjects within and the process behind the making of his award-winning short film ‘TURF’ – exploring the experience of life on the border in Ireland and the brief encounter between one man who lives there and a displaced Syrian refugee.

Watch TURF – A Short Film by Ara Devine.

Ulster University

Difficult Stories: Creativity, Curation, Culture

Ursula K. Frederick in conversation with Steve Brown, Ashley Harrison, Wendy Somerville, Bethaney Turner

University of Canberra

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We wish to acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of Canberra and the region.

We also acknowledge all other First Nations Peoples on whose lands we gather.