Talking of Peace

Quakers in York have arranged a series of free talks, to take place on Tuesday evenings during October. The venue will be Bootham School (the Main Hall), one of the two Quaker schools in the city. The first talk will be given by Haleh Afshar on ‘Iran: problems and possibilities’. Haleh Asfhar is a politics professor at the University of York, amongst her wide range of other roles and expertise. On 16th October, Bruce Kent will give a talk on ‘The United Nations: its relevance today’. Bruce will be known by many for his long-standing involvement with CND, for whom he is honorary Vice President. He also continues to be active in many other peace and political activities. Finally, on 30th October, another University of York academic – Claire Smith , will speak about ‘Rebuilding societies after wars’. Claire Smith is is a Lecturer in Post-War Recovery Studies at the Department of Politics and the Post-War Reconstruction and Development Unit (PRDU).
For more details, contact: Joyce Pickard, 01904 621179

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