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Annual Seamus Heaney Lecture (2022) - Professor Philippe Sands, KC - Justine Mitchell

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On Wednesday 7 December 2022 the Institute of Irish Studies welcomed Professor Philippe Sands, KC (Professor of Law at University College London and Samuel and Judith Pisar Visiting Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, President of English PEN ) to deliver the 2022 Annual Seamus Heaney Lecture.
The event included readings by Justine Mitchell of poems by Seamus Heaney, Eavan Boland and Mariana Camelio.

You may also be interested in our podcast "Reflections on the 2022 Seamus Heaney Lecture with Professor Philippe Sands, KC" which is available at https://stream.liv.ac.uk/gbfcjru2.

‘From the Republic of Conscience’ by Seamus Heaney - 4:25
Lecture by Professor Sands - 9:30 (onwards)
Video testimony by Liseby Elysé - 15:47
‘Witness’ by Eavan Boland - 26:00
News reel on Bob Hope visit to Diego Garcia - 34:35
‘Laguna Grande (travel notes)’ by Mariana Camelio, translated by Rodrigo Rojas - 50:40
‘In Our Own Country’ by Eavan Boland - 1:01:20
video of Liseby Elysé and fellow campaigners on a visit to Chagos - 1:20:27
Closing Chorus from The Cure at Troy by Seamus Heaney - 1:26:25
Q&A - 1:28:30


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