peacebuilding

Week of Prayer for World peace

Sunday, October 16, 2016 to Sunday, October 23, 2016

Israel/Palestine: Opportunities for dialogue from the outside looking in

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Huddersfield Quaker Annual Peace Lecture – Dr Jane Clements, Director of The Council of Christians and Jews – 7.30-9.00pm – http://www.huddersfieldquakers.org.uk/event-diary/’

THURSDAY 6th October

War and Peace in the Modern World

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Olof Palme Memorial Peace Lecture, given this year by Caroline Lucas MP | Leeds 19:00 Info and bookings via – https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/caroline-lucas-mp-war-and-peace-in-the-moder...

'Israel/Palestine: Opportunities for dialogue from the outside looking in'

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Huddersfield Quaker Annual Peace Lecture – THURSDAY 6th October 7.30-9.00pm – Dr Jane Clements, Director of The Council of Christians and Jews – http://www.huddersfieldquakers.org.uk/event-diary/?lang=en

Preventing Education? - Human Rights and UK Counter-Terrorism in Schools

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Yasmine Ahmed, Director of Rights Watch UK, 3rd in series 5 of York Peace Talks. Quaker Meeting House, Friargate, York, YO1 9RL. 7.30 – 9.00pm
Retiring collection. For more details: tel 07425-289334 or e-mail: [email protected] or see www.yorkquakers.org.uk

The Church and non-violence

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

evening with Pat Gaffney, the Secretary General of Pax Christi UK, talking about the recent conference in Rome on Non-violence and Just Peace that delivered an appeal to the Church to re-commit to the centrality of Gospel nonviolence. 19:30
Lauriston Jesuit Centre, 28 Lauriston Street Edinburgh EH3 9DJ http://www.jesuit.org.uk/church-and-non-violence-lauriston-centre

Sahar Vardi: Israeli peace activist and conscientious objector

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Israeli peace activist Sahar Vardi will be speaking in Huddersfield on a rare visit to the UK.
https://www.facebook.com/events/1763459310598560/

Just Festival - Edinburgh

Friday, August 5, 2016 to Sunday, August 28, 2016

http://just-festival.org/about
Just Festival events aim to challenge perceptions, celebrate differences and promote respectful dialogue. The conversations, talks, exhibitions and performances which constitute Just’s annual programme are designed to engage with topical local, national and international questions of social justice, equality and identity, including prejudice against race, ethnicity, class and economic status.

EU Referendum

Statement from Northern Friends Peace Board, meeting on 18th June at Central Edinburgh Meeting House

After the referendum, regardless of the outcome, there will be many people in the UK and elsewhere feeling hurt, angry and disappointed. The role of the media and many politicians in framing the debate has too often been very negative; passionate assertions have been presented as credible predictions, untruths have been used as if they were fact (in spite of frequent challenges), and fears and prejudices have been stoked up in support of competing agendas.

Adam Curle Symposium - University of Bradford

Monday, September 5, 2016 to Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Peaceful Relations and the Transformation of the World
An Academic-Practitioner Dialogue on Peace in the 21st Century
The 4th July 2016 marks the hundredth anniversary of the birth of Adam Curle, peace scholar, Quaker activist international mediator and Founding Chair of Peace Studies at Bradford. To mark the occasion, Bradford’s Peace Studies Division is hosting the Adam Curle Centenary Symposium.

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