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Latest peace events supplied by Network for Peace
Join Red Pepper for an evening of drinks and discussion with Susan George at the launch of her latest book in London.Organised by: Red Pepper Member: Organiser is not an NFP member Price: Free but limited tickets Venue: Upstairs at the Lukin Pub, 4 Conway Street, London, W1T 6BB Contact: Book tickets here http://tinyurl.com/py95cck
London Peace Pilgrimage for Syria on Human Rights Day. We will be calling for an immediate ceasefire and a Syrian-led peace process; applying pressure on all parties to address the desperate humanitarian situation and end the grave human rights abuses without the use of further violence; expressing solidarity with Syrian activists non-violently working for peace, freedom, human rights and social justice; and calling on all foreign actors to stop fuelling the conflict through arms supplies and other forms of military interference.Organised by: Syria Peace & Justice Member: Organiser is not an NFP member
Talk and discussion on the situation in Syria, followed by a planning meeting, from 6.30 to 9.30pm. Rami Hussein will speak about the ongoing crisis in Syria and the humanitarian and political situation in the country. Afterwards, there will be an opportunity for questions and discussion. After the talk and discussion, we will continue to make plans for our upcoming Peace Pilgrimage for Syria, to take place in central London on Tuesday 10th December, International Human Rights Day.Member: Organiser is not an NFP member Venue: London Action Resource Centre (LARC), 62 Fieldgate Street (corner of Parfett Street), Whitechapel, London E1 1ES
Place Tadley Gate ( parking opposite),
Dates Thursday 28th November;
Thursday 5 December;
Thursday 12th December;
Thursday 19th December;
All Faiths and none welcome.
Find out about recent developments in the region and support the peoples of Latin America in their struggles for self determination and social justice. Over 50 speakers from Cuba, Venezuela, Argentina, Nicaragua, Colombia, Ecuador, Brazil, Uruguay, Bolivia and Mexico plus academics, writers and trade unionists including Owen Jones, Seumas Milne, Victoria Brittain, Professor Ernesto Laclau, Jeremy Corbyn MP, Darcus Howe, Tariq Ali.
Films, stalls, music, discussion. Find out, contribute, join in.
Supported by solidarity organisations and trade unions.
With Glynis Greenwood.
Roger Shelley, of Derby Silk Mill, will lead off the discussion.
A tale of love, betrayal, murder and industrial espionage which revolutionised England's silk industry and, ultimately, her cotton industry. The links between Renaissance Italy, Leonardo da Vinci, the Bodleian Library, and Derby.
Have a look at our Website: http://www.derbypeopleshistory.co.uk/Organised by: Derby Peoples’ History Member: Organiser is not an NFP member Venue: Friends Meeting House, St Helen's Street, DE1 3GY Contact: email us for more information: email@example.com
Corporate Watch presents: International Militant Rap Night. Films, stall, discussion 8pm - 10pm Rappers and DJs - 10pm – late. 8pm - 4am.
London venue - call info line for location on the day 07459318421.
A space for reflection on our experiences of solidarity activism and working mindfully with communities facing oppression/opposing environmental destruction. We hope to be able to arrange accommodation for people coming from outside Leeds and there will be a travel pool to help with travel costs.Member: Organiser is not an NFP member Venue: Leeds University Union. Wheelchair Accessibility: yes
The Economics of Killing Book Discussion organised by Political Society University of Nottingham.
The Economics of Killing Book Discussion hosted by DEVsoc and PSI society.
Arts 01.02 (a lecture theatre) on UEA (University of East Anglia) campus, Norwich Research Park, Norwich
March: Assemble 12noon at Northcote Baptist Church, 53 Wakehurst Rd, London SW11 6DB.
Rally 2.15 at Battersea Arts Centre with Andy Worthington, Victoria Brittain, Sh Suliman Gani, Jean Lambert MEP, Steve Bell STW, John McDonnell MP, Yvonne Ridley and many more...
Supporters of Palestine will gather together in Parliament to call on MPs to take action for Palestinian human rights and against ethnic cleansing and racism. So far, 41 MPs have been asked for meetings in Parliament from as far afield as Northern Ireland! Make sure your MP is one of them. At palestinecampaign.org you will find all the information you need to get involved.Organised by: Palestine Solidarity Campaign Member: Organiser is not an NFP member Venue: Houses of Parliament
With Jude Abbott, Jenny Carr, Roy Bailey, Robb Johnson,Barb Jungr and John Forrester.
The original Gentle Men recording was released in 1997 by Robb Johnson in collaboration with Roy Bailey, Belgian singer Vera Coomans and Belgian jazz band Koen De Cauter and the Golden Serenaders. The album takes the form of a song cycle inspired by the experiences of Johnson’s grandfathers during the First World War, and was released as part of the Vredesconcerten Passendale (Passchendaele Peace Concerts) series.
IWCE Network (www.iwceducation.co.uk) dayschool, supported also by Labour Heritage. 10.30-4.30 (registration from 10.00)
Close to Wallsend Metro station (15 mins approx from Newcastle Central station; change at Monument for Wallsend)
Short presentations from:
Richard Lewis, author of Leaders and Teachers, groundbreaking study of the Plebs League and WEA in South Wales, on ‘Rivalries and realities in workers’ education’
Lewis Mates, on ‘Ruskin and Central Labour College students in the Durham coalfield, 1909-14’
Hugo Radice, on ‘Imagining socialism: an everyday utopia’Member: Organiser is not an NFP member Price: £6.00 including lunch. Venue: Wallsend Memorial Hall, 10 Frank Street, Wallsend, Newcastle NE28 6RN. Contact: Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to book a place.
Urbanisation or Village Prosperity?
Join Jeevika Trust to examine India's vision for her rural poor and whether urbanisation is the only route out of poverty for India’s 800 million villagers.
Keynote speakers will be:
Prof. Bob Rowthorne, Emeritus Professor of Economics (Cambridge University) & Prof. James Copestake, Professor of International Development (University of Bath)
Suggested donation for non-students is £15, to support Jeevika's vital village livelihood projects in India.
Symposium 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. followed by Reception.Member: Organiser is not an NFP member Venue: Wolfson College, Linton Road, Oxford, OX2 6UD Contact: Space for event is limited - to register please email email@example.com
Free screening of two short documentaries and a discussion about the Syria crisis. This will be followed by a meeting to continue planning actions to support the movement for peace and justice in Syria.
Film screening: Doors open: 6:20pm. Film starts at 6:45pm.
The first film will be Olly Lamberts' 30 minute film 'The Bombing of al-Bara,'.
The second film will be Wael Kadlo's recent short film (8 mins) 'The Wound' (Bidayyat, 2013). This takes us into the situation of a Syrian woman risking her life to treat those wounded in the Syrian conflict.
Please come along and join in Remembering All Victims of War, soldiers and civilians in a candlelit gathering around the Peace Pole outside the Edinburgh Peace and Justice Centre. Bring a poem, reflection or song, a candle, just yourself, or with a friend.
Join Peace Pledge Union to lay a wreath of white poppies.
Includes reflections by Paul Gilroy and Jane Grant
To mark the coming centenary of the start of the First World War, Bent Architect have shed light on a largely unknown story of the Huddersfield Conscientious Objectors, a group of passionately Socialist young men and women who opposed the brutalities of the war on political grounds.
This production will address the centenary events from an anti war perspective, and has been largely informed by the writings of historian, Dr Cyril Pearce.
People's Assembly call for protests and civil disobedience around the country on bonfire night.
Join the Welfare Not Warfare bloc on Westminster Bridge in London at 6pm on Tuesday 5 November or find local activities in your area http://thepeoplesassembly.org.uk/5nov/