Prof. Richard Kearney (Boston College) will deliver a lecture at Queen's University this June on 'Commemoration: Trauma and Recovery' featuring a response from Dr Maurice Manning, Chancellor of the National University of Ireland.
Richard Kearney holds the Charles B. Seelig Chair of Philosophy at Boston College and has been a Visiting Professor at University College Dublin, the University of Paris-Sorbonne, the Australian Catholic University and the University of Nice.
He is the author of over 20 books on European philosophy and literature and has edited or co-edited 14 more. As a public intellectual, he was involved in drafting a number of proposals for a Northern Irish peace agreement (1983, 1993, 1995).
He has presented five series on culture and philosophy for Irish and British television and broadcast extensively on the European media.
The event takes place on Monday 12 June at 5pm in PFC 0G/007 followed by a reception in the Canada Room.
Co-hosted by the AHRC Project Commemorating Partition and Civil Wars in Ireland, 2020-23