Cheryl Lawther on building an archive of and for victims in Northern Ireland

Lecturer in Criminology at Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Hear about Cheryl’s work on victims, voice and agency in Northern Ireland and how she and her project team build an archive, documenting victims’ stories on themes such as loss, trauma, truth and justice.


  • Victim Agency Archive
  • Capturing plurality of voices
  • Navigating binaries of victimhood
  • Role of civil society archives in dealing with the past
  • What can other archives learn?


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