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Records and Redress: A Dialogue on Irish Mother and Baby Institutions and Canadian Residential Schools

Date: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Location: 
Online

Time: 19:00 to 20:30 GMT

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DRI's Dr Lorraine Grimes will be contributing to an academic discussion with experts in the field of records and redress.

About the Event

Brigid’s Festival Vancouver provides a forum for the respectful sharing of the histories and experiences of the victims of clerical and institutional abuses in Ireland and Canada. The panel brings together:

  • Dr. Sarah-Anne Buckley, Historian and Research Leader, Tuam Oral History Project, Ireland
  • Dr. Lorraine Grimes, Historian, Tuam Oral History Project, Ireland
  • Mary Harney, Survivor, Ireland
  • David McAtackney, Research and Engagement Strategist, University of British Columbia - Residential School History and Dialogue Centre, Canada
  • Kirstin Kozar, Digital Collections Specialist, University of British Columbia - Residential School History and Dialogue Centre, Canada
  • Dr. Elizabeth Shaffer, Centre’s Executive Director, University of British Columbia - Residential School History and Dialogue Centre, Canada

The organisers acknowledge this is a deeply upsetting and personal discussion. Support resources will be available during this virtual conversation for attendees.

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