What does the future hold for the Peace Process in Ireland and what role might the US play?
What does the future hold for the Peace Process in Ireland and what role might the US play? What is the role of Irish America in the current struggles for racial justice in the US?
Our Academic Director Joanne Murphy was chairing a panel at the second annual symposium on Ireland-US relations at Georgetown University Global Irish Studies, Washington DC. The panel discussed 'Leadership as Bridge Building – A tribute to John Hume & John Lewis'. The event was hosted in association with the BMW Center for German and European Studies and Georgetown University's Global Irish Studies in conjunction with the William J. Clinton Leadership Institute at Queen’s University Belfast, the Clinton Institute at University College Dublin, the Washington Ireland Program, and the Embassy of Ireland USA host a symposium on Ireland-US relations.
The panel considered their legacies in relation to outstanding questions of conflict transformation, racial justice and leadership in Ireland and the US.
The event features remarks from President Bill Clinton on Atlantic Relations in a New Era.