29th November 2021 - 5th December 2021

Date/Time Event
03/12/2021
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Launch of Legacy Matters
Legacy Matters is a new online journal that provides a forum for everyone who wishes to address the challenges posed by the Troubles for our society, and particularly for individuals and families directly affected by the violence of the period.
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Launch of Legacy Matters

6th December 2021 - 12th December 2021

Date/Time Event
09/12/2021
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Linen Hall Library’s ‘Book of the Century’ Finale
Since August 2021 the Linen Hall Library has carried out a series of online polls to narrow down a shortlist of important Northern Irish books since 1921. For the finale we have assembled a stellar panel to debate and discuss the public’s choices with a view to declaring the Linen Hall’s ‘Book of the Century’.
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Linen Hall Library’s ‘Book of the Century’ Finale
10/12/2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rabbie Reimagined: Gibson, Burns, and Belfast
On 10th December 2021, the Linen Hall Library will mark 120 years since the acquisition of the Gibson Collection. With poetry readings and live music, we will put a 21st-century spin on the work of Robert Burns.
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Rabbie Reimagined: Gibson, Burns, and Belfast

13th December 2021 - 19th December 2021

Date/Time Event
13/12/2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Exploring the Northern Ireland Political Collection with Dr. Kris Brown and Dr. Gordon Gillespie
Dr. Kris Brown and Dr. Gordon Gillespie both played a role in developing the Northern Ireland Political Collection at the Linen Hall Library. Since its beginning in 1968, the collection has grown to over 350,000 items including the remarkable 'Troubled Images' archive. Join us to uncover the stories behind the collection.
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Exploring the Northern Ireland Political Collection with Dr. Kris Brown and Dr. Gordon Gillespie
15/12/2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Short Story as Witness with Angela Graham and Dr. Frank Ferguson
Dr. Frank Ferguson, Director of the Centre for Irish and Scottish Literature at the University of Ulster will interview Angela Graham as they consider the potential of the short story as witness statement. How does it drive towards implication, towards response, and the assumption or rejection of responsibility?
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The Short Story as Witness with Angela Graham and Dr. Frank Ferguson