Tag: <span>Inspirational</span>

Tag: Inspirational

Dr Bruce Kent!

On 15th November 2021, Coventry University awarded an Honorary Doctorate to Bruce Kent – MAW’s President Emeritus, and Vice President at CND and Pax Christi EW. Here is his inspiring speech to the students: “Dear Friends, It is an honour, a pleasure and a complete surprise to find myself here …

Celebration of MAW success

Nearly 70 friends celebrated MAW’s first 20 years at our online birthday party on 27 May – sadly with only a virtual cake! Our founder Bruce Kent started proceedings by recalling the Hague conference from which MAW was born and then outlined MAW’s many achievements since that time. MAW chair …

Remembrance Lecture 2020: “Peacebuilding in the Post-Covid World”

Fabian Hamilton MP, Shadow Minister for Peace and Disarmament 7th November 2020 MAW Annual Remembrance Lecture2 pm Saturday 7th November“Peacebuilding in the post-Covid World” The event on Zoom was attended by more than 100 people, and after Fabian’s excellent talk, there was a lively question and answer session. You can …

MAW DVDs now on YouTube!

War No More Excellent 14-minute film featuring Professor Rotblat, Bishop Tutu, Bruce Kent, Jon Snow, Caroline Lucas, Martin Bell and others. View it, then buy the DVD and booklet of discussion starters from the MAW shop! Conflict & Climate Change Striking 18-minute film making the links between climate change, conflict …

Lockdown reading?

Two recent books reviewed here: The Big Book of Wisdomby Larry CullifordHero Press Postnational Memory, Peace and War: Making Pasts Beyond Bordersby Nigel YoungRoutledge

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, …

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) …