Queen’s University Belfast: Queen’s University Launches the Visual Voices of the Prisons Memory Archive

Queen’s University Belfast: Queen’s University Launches the Visual Voices of the Prisons Memory Archive. “Queen’s University in partnership with the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI), and the Prison Memory Archive (PMA) Management Group, will today (Wednesday 29 March) launch The Visual Voices of the Prison Memory Archive project. The Prison Memory Archive is a collection of 175 filmed walk-and-talk recordings with those who had a connection with Armagh Gaol and the Maze and Long Kesh Prison during the conflict in Northern Ireland. The unique recordings were filmed during 2006 and 2007 with prison officers, prisoners, and probation officers, discussing at length their experiences of the prison. A diverse range of other participants include relatives, teachers, chaplains, lawyers, doctors, and maintenance workers.”

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