Category: <span>Events</span>

Category: Events

Remembrance Lecture 2016: “Humanity in the midst of war”

Vickie Hawkins, Executive Director, MSF UK The annual MAW Remembrance Day LectureSunday 13th November, 3pm​Imperial War MuseumLambeth Road, London SE1 6HZ   This talk looked at some of the challenges experienced by Médecins Sans Frontières, an independent, medical, humanitarian organisation, over the past fifteen years, as it works to provide …

Report on Peace History Conference 2016: Conscience and Conscription

‘Conscience and Conscription: Resistance to War 1916-2016’Friday 14th and Saturday 15th October 2016Venues: Holy Trinity Church and Leeds City Museum   A brief report of the event: We saw the range of resistance by CO’s – from degrees of accommodation with the state to the pure martyr ‘absolutist’. Jude Wright …

Remembrance Lecture 2015: “Future Wars and How to Prevent Them”

Professor Paul Rogers 8th November 2015 Professor Paul Rogers was speaking at MAW’s Annual Remembrance Day Peace Lecture on8th Nov 2015 at the Imperial War Museum, London. You can watch the whole video of Prof Paul Rogers’ incisive but hopeful analysis, or a six-minute edit, below. Full talk Six-minute edit

Report on Peace History Conference 2014: Alternative Voices of World War One

Saturday October 11th, 2014 The day long event, which took place at the Imperial War Museum in London, offered an array of fascinating talks from distinguished members of the peace and academic communities. The 150 participants were welcomed by Terry Charman, senior historian at the Imperial War Museum, and following an …

Remembrance Lecture 2002: “A World without War: Is it Desirable? Is it Feasible?”

Professor Sir Joseph Rotblat (1908 – 2005) was a Nobel Peace prize winner. He refused to work on the atomic bomb, was a founder of Pugwash, the international group of scientists, and was a founder member of MAW and its first President. You can read a brief biography here. You …