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"Following the Footsteps of the Disappeared" is a two-day programme incorporating a textile display and 2 seminars to mark International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances 30 August 2020.

The two-day programme, and online textile display, will be launched online:

  • Sunday 30 August 2020
  • 14:00 to 14.45pm
  • 15.00pm YouTube Premier of the short introductory film to the online exhibition


  • Introduction: Karen Logan, Senior Curator of History National Museums Northern Ireland, Belfast
  • Greeting: Roberta Bacic, collector and curator of the Conflict Textiles collection
  • Input: Rainer Huhle, Germany, independent expert of the UN Committee on Enforced Disappearance (2011-2019) and response to the arpillera Recuerdos de Guadalupe / Guadalupe's Longings (1989)

YouTube Premier of the short film on the textiles exhibition will be screened (3pm)

Moderator: Professor Brandon Hamber, the John Hume and Thomas P. O'Neill Chair in Peace, Ulster University

Photo credit: Recuerdos de Guadalupe / Guadalupe's Longings (Peru/Chile arpillera, Guadalupe Ccallocunto, 1989), photographer Martin Melaugh, © Conflict Textiles

Conflict Textiles

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Sunday 30 August

2pm to 2.45pm

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