Resistance to the First World War Exhibition Event
More than 1,300 Scots claimed exemption from military service as conscientious objectors. WEA Scotland adult learners in Glasgow, Dundee and Edinburgh explored the histories of some of the COs from their own communities and this event showcases these stories through various artifacts: letters and autograph books, tribunal statements, drawings of their prison cells etc.
Date: Friday 25 January; 1:30 – 3:30pm.
Venue: St Mungo Museum. 2 Castle St, Glasgow G4 0RH.
Please note that booking is required. To reserve a place please email [email protected] with “Legacies of Resistance to the First world War: The Stories of Conscientious Objectors – Event and Exhibition” in Subject line.
This is an HLF funded Workers Education Association Scotland project with support from the Edinburgh Peace & Justice Centre.
Risks of Conflict and Options for Peace in the 2020s
An Evening with Prof Paul Rogers chaired by Simon Barrow, Director, Ekklesia
What will be the most likely causes of international conflict in the 2020s, what are the best ways of responding to them and improving the prospects for a less violent world, and what roles can Scotland play?
Paul Rogers is Emeritus Professor of Peace Studies at Bradford University. He has written or edited 30 books and his work has been translated into many languages. His most recent book is Irregular War, the new threat from the margins (I B Tauris 2017)and a collection of his writings over the past 50 years was published by Springer in 2018 Paul Rogers is international security consultant for the Oxford Research Group, writes a weekly assessment of international security trends for www.opendemocracy.net and was Chair of the British International Studies Association, 2002-04. He is a frequent lecturer at universities and defence colleges and also does well over a hundred radio and TV interviews a year for the BBC, Radio France International, Al Jazeera, CNN, CBC Toronto, NZBC and many other national and international networks.
Venue: Sanctuary, Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EL.
Date: Thursday 7 March 2019.
Time: Registration: 6.30pm-7pm. Event: 7pm-8.45pm
Cost: £7/£5 (Concessions)/£2 (Students)
For a Registration Form contact: Neill Walker, [email protected], 0131 331 4469.