Choosing the right archiving platform

Posted by Patrick Coyle on 6th May 2014

As a web designer and developer, my role in the Accounts of the Conflict project is to identify a suitable repository platform to manage the stories that we are collecting…

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Preserving & Accessing Stories

Posted by Dr Martin Melaugh on 1st May 2014

There are almost as many reasons why story-telling projects are undertaken as there are organisations and groups engaged in story-telling activities. There are, however, some recurring motivations for carrying out…

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Managing Files in a Digital Archive

Posted by Eoin Kelly on 28th April 2014

As digital media assistant for Accounts of the Conflict, it’s my job to organise, convert and preserve whatever files may become part of the project. When contributors transfer their files…

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Reconciliation Lessons: Verne Harris On South Africa

Posted by Guest Contributor on 17th April 2014

This post was originally published on the website of the Northern Ireland Foundation on 9 April 2014. The author is Eoin Dignan. Thanks to Eoin and the Northern Ireland Foundation…

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Seminar Series

Posted by Dr Brendan Lynn on 15th April 2014

Alongside the work on the Accounts of the Conflict project, a seminar series is being arranged where contributors are providing presentations detailing their experiences of archiving and presenting stories relating…

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Reconsidered Narratives

Posted by Prof Brandon Hamber on 8th April 2014

A working group of the Victims and Survivors Forum produced an interesting paper last year on dealing with the past (download here). The document addresses a range of issues including…

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Storytelling, Digital Archiving & Research

Posted by Dr Adrian Grant on 21st March 2014

Debate over how to address the legacy of the conflict in Northern Ireland is engaging academics, politicians, journalists, community workers and various others at present. ‘Dealing with the past’ is…

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Accounts of the Conflict in the Media

Posted by Dr Adrian Grant on 3rd March 2014

The Accounts of the Conflict team has contributed to a new online resource which addresses the past in Northern Ireland. “The Legacy” is a new project by the award winning investigative…

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Welcome to our Blog

Posted by Dr Adrian Grant on 28th February 2014

Welcome to the Accounts of the Conflict blog. The team working on the project will be posting regular updates about their work here, alongside thoughts on issues of relevance to…

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