Conference Contribution Details
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Seán Crosson (Plenary Chair)
19th International AEDEI Conference: Silences and Inconvenient Truths in Irish Culture and Society
PLENARY LECTURE: MAURICE FITZPATRICK: The Northern Minority: “An Inconvenient Truth”
University of Vigo, Spain
Chaired Session
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This plenary session featured film director and lecturer Maurice Fitzpatrick who examinined the topic The Northern Minority: “An Inconvenient Truth” nased on his substantial relevant film and written work. Fitzpatrick is the writer of two documentary films for the BBC: The Boys of St. Columb's and Translations, an examination of Brian Friel’s play Translations. In 2017, he wrote, directed and produced the documentary feature film, In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America, which includes interviews with Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter as well as Irish leaders and British Prime Ministers Tony Blair and John Major. He is also the author of a book entitled John Hume in America launched by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.
Publication Themes
Humanities in Context