INCORE in Second Life
INCORE in Second Life project seeks to bring new technologies to
bear on peacebuilding work. INCORE
has built, in consultation with the School
of Computing and Intelligent Systems, an INCORE centre
in Second Life - a virtual
3D world used by over 10 million people worldwide.
Our Virtual World
INCORE in Second Life seeks to introduce visitors to the main aspects
of the conflict in and about Northern Ireland. Video screens show
short films explaining the background to the political conflict,
as well as outlining the significance of peace walls, murals and
flags in the Northern Ireland conflict.
this we have built a virtual peace wall, a mural gallery and flag
park. An INCORE building, which provides information on our work,
as well as seminar rooms for virtual discussion, is also featured.
A section of this building is dedicated to the promoting the
work and activities of ARK.
Videos Featured in Second Life
to the Northern Ireland Conflict
by Dr. Cathy Gormley-Heenan
by Dominic Bryan
|The Impact of Peace Walls
by Jonny Byrne
|Experience of Peace Walls
by Caitlin ni Chathail
of Peace Walls (Presented in the Irish Language)
by Caitlin ni ChathailCaitlin_Irish.mov
|Remembering: Victims, Survivors and Commemoration in Post Conflict
by Professor Tom Fraser
|Walls and Cultures
by Prof Hisham Elkadi
Prof Arthur Aughey
Prof Bill Roulston
If you are a Second Life user our address is:
If you want to learn more about Second Life and join, visit www.secondlife.com
On 26 May,
at 3pm GMT – INCORE will be hosting, in partnership
with the School of Policy Studies, a virtual discussion on ‘peace
walls’ and their role in the Northern Ireland conflict. Join
us in Second Life for the event, or contact us directly if you want
to join us on the Magee campus to get access that way.
The project was funded by HEIF (Higher Education Innovation Fund).
is run by Dr
Brandon Hamber and Mike McCool from INCORE. Design work
and building was undertaken by Kerri
McCusker from the School
of Computing and Intelligent Systems.
The peace wall
component of the project was built in partnership with Professor
Arthur Aughey and Dr
Cathy Gormley-Heenan at the University of