Boston Needs to Get a Few Things Right; Right Now

Boston Needs to Get a Few Things Right; Right Now by Andrew Tarsy for Forum for Cities in Transition 31 May 2015 As I wrote in a piece just published in the New… Continue reading

Akinci’s victory: A salute to Cypriot reunification

Akinci’s victory: a salute to Cypriot reunification by Neophytos Loizides for Open Democracy 6 May 2015 A couple of years back few would expect that a retired politician associated with a small leftist… Continue reading

Art opens up community imagination

Art opens up community imagination Peace Building and the Arts: An Imagine Belfast Festival discussion by Allan Leonard for Northern Ireland Foundation 11 March 2015 As part of the Imagine Belfast Festival, the… Continue reading

“Don’t see migrant community as ‘them and us'”: High Sheriff of Belfast

“Don’t see migrant community as ‘them and us’”: High Sheriff of Belfast by Allan Leonard for Northern Ireland Foundation 6 March 2015 At a launch event for a photography exhibition at Belfast City… Continue reading

National reconciliation: “Patriotism is not enough”

National reconciliation: “Patriotism is not enough” A Journey Towards Healing seminar by Allan Leonard for Northern Ireland Foundation 19 February 2015 In the second of a series of seminars organised by Niamh Mental Wellbing,… Continue reading

Building relationships matter in urban planning: A Landscape Institute lecture

Building relationships matter in urban planning: A Landscape Institute lecture by Allan Leonard for Northern Ireland Foundation 9 February 2015 Appropriately for his role as Chair of the OFMdFM Committee at the Northern… Continue reading

Never use memory (or lack thereof) to justify cruelty: Holocaust Memorial Day 2015

Never use memory (or lack thereof) to justify cruelty: Holocaust Memorial Day 2015 by Allan Leonard for Northern Ireland Foundation 27 January 2015 For the Holocaust Memorial Day 2015, the Centre for Democracy… Continue reading

Promises matter but sharing engenders trust

Promises matter but sharing engenders trust: Reflections of a gathering of cities in transition by Andrew Tarsy for Forum for Cities in Transition 9 November 2014 The outpouring of love for former Boston… Continue reading

Placing memories with reality: Review of “Waltz with Bashir”

Placing memories with reality: Review of “Waltz with Bashir” film screening as part of Human Rights Festival by Ignacio Álvarez Prieto for Northern Ireland Foundation 8 December 2014 In association with the Human… Continue reading

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