Conversation: Claire Hanna with Nicholas Allen

"Picking Up the Pieces - Relationships after Brexit," part of the Cambridge seminar series on the future of the island of Ireland, co-hosted by Sidney Sussex College and the Centre for Geopolitics, University of Cambridge.

Nicholas Allen, chaired Professor in Humanities and director of the UGA Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, will interview Claire Hanna, an SDLP Member of Parliament for South Belfast, elected in December 2019. Hanna has been actively representing South Belfast since 2011 as a Belfast City Councillor, then as an MLA in the Northern Ireland Assembly until her election to Parliament in 2019. In the Assembly, she served as vice chair of the Finance Committee as well as on the Public Accounts Committee and the Environment Committees. She chaired Assembly All Party Groups on International Development and the Arts. In Westminster, she serves as a member on the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee. Her professional background is in international development, latterly in a policy and education role.

The conversation will be followed by Q&A. To submit questions in advance please email Dr. Barry Colfer at

This event will be conducted online via Zoom. Advance registration is required and available here.

Monday, October 4 at 1:00pm

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