9:15-10:30 Panel 1
John Hume: Civil Rights and Human Rights Campaigner with Professors Paul Arthur, Monica McWilliams, and Brandon Hamber (Chair: Ronnie Millar, IIIC)
10:40-11:55 Panel 2
John Hume: Healing Divisions within Northern Ireland: Power-sharing and Partnership with Professors Sean Farren, Arthur Aughey, and Cathy Gormley-Heenan (Chair: Meghan O’Sullivan, JFK School of Government)
12:00-1:30 LUNCH & BOOK LAUNCH BY AMBASSADOR MULHALL with remarks by Professor Sean Farren Copies of Sean Farren’s book John Hume: In His Own Words will be available for sale during lunch time. Personal comments will be made by Aidan Hume either at this time or later in the afternoon.
1:40-2:55 Panel 3
John Hume: Building an Agreed Ireland: Irish Unity and the European Dimension with Professor Richard Kearney, journalist Susan McKay, and Ambassador Daniel Mulhall (Chair: Robert Mauro, Global Leadership Institute, Boston College)
3:05- 4:20 Panel 4
John Hume: The Irish American Dimension from President Carter to the Present, political and economic support with Thomas P. O’Neill III, Catherine B. Shannon, John Cullinane (Chair: Kevin Cullen, Boston Globe)
4:30 to 5:00 pm
Summary of the day’s discussion with audience Q and A (Chair: Kevin Cullen, Boston Globe)
5:15 to 6:45 pm
Closing Reception and review of John Hume exhibit at the Burns Library
Center for Irish Programs at Boston College, Global Leadership Institute at Boston College, Boston College Libraries, the Charitable Irish Society of Boston, the Irish American Partnership, the Eire Society of Boston, Northern Ireland Bureau at Washington, D. C., Department of Foreign Affairs, Dublin, Irish Consulate at Boston, British Consulate at Boston, Ulster University-Magee Campus Derry, Global Citizens Circle.
Organizers: Professors Sean Farren and Catherine B. Shannon
You can also visit http://www.bostonirish.com/around-town/2018/boston-college-symposium-panels-discuss-%E2%80%98john-hume-his-vision-and-legac for more information.
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