The Dynamics of Integrated Reconciliation

As part of the Youth Link Good Relations Week events, we will have our ‘Annual Peace Lecture’ with guest speaker Dr Johnston McMaster.

Johnston will give input on the dynamics of Integrated Reconciliation and allow us to discuss and develop our thinking around it and consider the impact on our practice. This event is aimed at those involved in Community Relations work including Youth Workers, Community Workers, Educators, Teachers, and those involved in the faith-based sector.

11:00am Welcome with tea & coffee

11:15am Dr Johnston McMaster ‘The Dynamics of Integrated Reconciliation – Six Strands’.

11:45am Discussion in groups about the concept of Integrated Reconciliation in our practice.

12:30pm Light Lunch & Networking Opportunities

Free Parking at Youth Link and any dietary requirements or further information, please contact Youth Link.

BIO: Dr Johnston McMaster is a Senior Researcher, Writer and Educator with the Ethical and Shared Remembering Programme 1912-1922 through the Junction, Derry / Londonderry. For seventeen years he directed an Education for Reconciliation Programme with the Irish School of Ecumenics in Northern Ireland and Border Counties. He remains as an Adjunct Assistant Professor with the Irish School of Ecumenics, Trinity College Dublin. He is an author and broadcaster. Publications include: Overcoming Violence, A Passion for Justice: Social Ethics in the Celtic Tradition and War and Memory with Cathy Higgins. His key areas of interest and teaching are peace and reconciliation, interfaith dialogue, Biblical hermeneutics, political theology, social ethics, Celtic spirituality, Irish history and faith in a post-Christendom context. He has lectured internationally as well as throughout Ireland.


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