John Wylie of University of Exeter presenting, ‘The Common Line:…
Beyond the peace lines
Presentation by Ian Mell at our Annual Research Showcase 2019
The ‘Beyond the Peace Lines‘ project presented by project lead Dr. Ian Mell aimed to ask whether parks promoted the same level of distinctive community use (and identity) as other parts of Belfast or whether they were more inclusive and fluid. By assessing where, how and what people use parks for this project helps to try and better understand the value of ‘landscape’ in a contested city.