Education Minister John O’Dowd Addresses #euroclio2016AC

On 21 March, the Minister of Education of the Northern Ireland Executive addressed the 23rd EUROCLIO Annual Conference “Reimagining Remembrance”. The Minister welcomed local and international delegates of the conference on behalf of the Northern Ireland Executive: I am delighted that EUROCLIO chose Belfast as the venue for this year’s conference. The […]

Keynote Speaker Tony Gallagher: “Engage More Critically with World Outside Classroom” #euroclio2016AC

Tony Gallagher, Professor of Education delivered a keynote speech at the 23rd EUROCLIO Annual Conference “Reimagining Remembrance” currently taking place in Belfast, Northern Ireland. During his presentation (available for download in .pdf below), Mr. Gallagher discussed the role of education systems in a divided society, while presenting the case of Northern […]

Day 1 and 2: “What History Emerges From a Decade of Centenaries?” #euroclio2016AC

On Saturday 19 March, the 23rd EUROCLIO Annual Conference “Reimagining Remembrance” started in Belfast, Northern Ireland. That first afternoon at the Welcoming Ceremony, opening statements were made by EUROCLIO President Marjan de Groot-Reuvekamp, Director Jonathan Even-Zohar, Alan McCully, Senior Lecturer in Education at Ulster University, and Robert Heslip, Culture and Heritage […]

23rd Annual Conference Kicks Off: “Belfast is a Place of Diversity, Not of Dichotomy.”

On Saturday, March 19, EUROCLIO President Marjan de Groot-Reuvekamp opened the 23rd EUROCLIO Annual Conference “Reimagining Remembrance: Dealing with the Legacy of a Violent Past in History and Heritage Education” currently being held in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Opening statements were also delivered by Director Jonathan Even-Zohar, Senior Lecturer in Education at […]

23rd EUROCLIO Annual Conference: Reimagining Remembrance

23rd EUROCLIO Annual Conference: Reimagining Remembrance

Societies which have experienced conflict and reached a peace accord have difficulty in moving from “negative” to “positive” peace. Often remembering and commemorating the difficult past presents particular challenges in the reconciliation process for governments, civil society and history educators. Northern Ireland is no exception to this.This conference will take […]

Belfast Calling! #euroclio2016AC

The 23rd edition of the EUROCLIO Annual Conference is just four days away! The conference will realize its ambition of reaching out to more than 170 educators from more than 30 different countries all over the world throughout different days at the conference. Below you can find the conference booklet, which will […]