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“The Big Book of Wisdom” review

by Larry CullifordPublished by Hero Press, 19th March 2020ISBN (Paperback): 9781789551211ISBN (Ebook): 9781789551228 Heather Speight This intriguing book is the work of a retired psychiatrist and Life Member of MAW. The title may be slightly disconcerting…but one is soon drawn in. Cultivating wisdom seems very relevant to MAW’s central message. …

“Postnational Memory, Peace and War: Making Pasts Beyond Borders” review

by Nigel YoungRoutledge, 2019. 364 pp, 64 illus  Colin Archer Memory is now a specialised field of its own and the author has spent much of his career deeply engaged in it, especially as it relates to modern war, genocide and mass violence – including nuclear weapons. Drawing on a …

Day Conference 2019: Save the Earth, Abolish War

Date: Saturday 29th June 2019Venue: Mander Hall, Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London WC1H 9BD The conference examined the theme of militarism and the environment; in particular how military activities contribute to climate change, and how climate change causes conflict. Presentations “Abolishing war – hopeful lessons from history”Peter van den Dungen, …

Essay Competition 2019: “Walking on the moon, still warring on earth”

Prizewinners The prizewinners were announced at the MAW conference on 29 June 2019. Click on the name to view their essay. Equal first prizes: Allana Bennison (18) DubaiLucas Valladares (15) High Barnet​ Equal third prizes:Anna Pitt-Francis (17) OxfordAshkin Kazimoglu (11) EdinburghCaitlin Kinch (15) Orpington Two of the winners were able to attend the MAW …

Happy birthday Bruce!

Today we celebrate the birthday of a very special man. Bruce Kent is 90 today and he’s still campaigning against nuclear weapons and working for a world of peace. Here he explains how it all began. Thank you, Bruce, you’re an inspiration to us all! #BruceKent pic.twitter.com/uj98RMr4eZ — CND (@CNDuk) …

Day Conference 2019 booking

Saturday 29th June 2019. 9:30 to 17:00 Mander Hall, Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London WC1H 9BD The conference will examine the theme of militarism and the environment; in particular how military activities contribute to climate change, and how climate change causes conflict. The speakers are: ​Molly Scott Cato (Green MEP …

Remembrance Lecture 2018: “Active Remembrance & Waging Peace Together”

Caroline Lucas MP St John’s Waterloo3rd November 2018 We are so grateful to have had the chance to hear the inspiring Caroline Lucas at the MAW Annual Remembrance Lecture. Watch the lecture and the Q&A below. …Remembrance needs to be something we actively do; it needs to be something we …

Peace History Conference 2018 – Cynhadledd Hanes Heddwch 2018

HEDDWCH Cymru a’r Byd – PEACE Wales and the World Dydd Gwener, Medi 21, 2018Y Deml Heddwch, Parc CathaysFriday, September 21, 2018The Temple of Peace, Cathays Park Dydd Sadwrn, Medi 22, 2018Adeilad Morgannwg, Parc CathaysSaturday, September 22, 2018The Glamorgan Building, Cathays Park Excellent event! Wonderful concert with two choirs on …