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Nuclear Ban Treaty – What Next?

Wed, 04/10/2017 - 1:00pm
Wed, 25/10/2017 - 18:30 - 21:00 Regular event?:  This is not a regular event Town/City:  London

A seminar giving the opportunity to work through the moral and practical arguments on the ethics of nuclear deterrence and will explore the common actions different faiths can take.

External URL:  http://tinyurl.com/y89a5r6e Organised by:  Religions for Peace UK Member:  Organiser is not an NFP member Venue:  Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road NW1 2BJ.

‘Out of his struggles - the poems of Kosuke Shirasu’

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 1:35pm
Fri, 13/10/2017 - 19:00 Regular event?:  This is not a regular event Town/City:  London

With Bruce Barnes, and reader Akiko Shindo. Kosuke Shirasu (1905-1943) was born in Tokyo, and worked as a journalist and pamphleteer.

Organised by:  Housmans Bookshop Member:  Organiser is an NFP member Price:  Entry £3, redeemable against any purchase. Venue:  Housmans Bookshop, 5 Caledonian Road, N1 9DX. Contact:  020 7837 4473 http://www.housmans.com/events.php

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‘The Last London’

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 1:31pm
Wed, 11/10/2017 - 19:00 Regular event?:  This is not a regular event Town/City:  London

With Iain Sinclair. Iain Sinclair on the publication of his latest book The Last London, an angry, poignant and frequently hilarious elegy to a London that Sinclair feels has lost its soul.

External URL:  http://www.housmans.com/events.php Member:  Organiser is an NFP member Price:  entry £3, redeemable against any purchase. Venue:  Housmans Bookshop, 5 Caledonian Road, N1 9DX. Contact:  020 7837 4473 Tickets: http://tinyurl.com/ycn43vdp

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‘We're Queer And We Should Be Here: The perils and pleasures of being a gay football fan’

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 1:26pm
Fri, 06/10/2017 - 19:00 Regular event?:  This is not a regular event Town/City:  London

With Darryl Telles.
Darryl Telles discusses his personal experiences of homophobia and racism as a football fan, and his wider campaign work to change the culture around and within football.

Member:  Organiser is an NFP member Price:  Free Entry Venue:  Housmans Bookshop, 5 Caledonian Road, N1 9DX. Contact:  020 7837 4473

Sowing the sorrows of the Middle East: the post-1918 settlement.

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 1:02pm
Mon, 09/10/2017 - 19:45 Regular event?:  This is not a regular event Town/City:  Kingston

Author and historian David McDowall will be speaking.

Organised by:  Kingston Peace Council/CND Member:  Organiser is an NFP member Venue:  Kingston Quaker Centre, Fairfield East Kingston KT1 2PT. Contact:  Further info: Mary Holmes T020 8892 3271 E mary.holmes@phonecoop.coop

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Take Action on Militarism

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 12:54pm
Sat, 21/10/2017 - 10:00 Regular event?:  This is not a regular event Town/City:  London

Forces Watch launch of a new resource pack for individuals and groups to challenge militarism in their communities.

Organised by:  Forces Watch Member:  Organiser is an NFP member Price:  Free Venue:  Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road NW1 2BJ. Contact:  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/take-action-on-militarism-gathering-tickets-35697378821 Wheelchair Accessibility:  Yes

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'Time is running out! Strategy to accelerate the climate justice movement’.

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 12:44pm
Wed, 18/10/2017 - 19:30 Regular event?:  This is not a regular event Town/City:  Oxford Postcode:  OX1 3QY

George Lakey's Earth Quaker Action Group forced one of America’s largest banks to give up financing mountaintop-removal coal-mining.

Member:  Organiser is not an NFP member Venue:  School of Geography and the Environment, South Parks Road. Contact:  More info: Alan Allport alan.allport@st-annes.ox.ac.uk

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'Viking Economics: How the Scandinavians got it right and how we can, too’

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 12:43pm
Wed, 18/10/2017 - 11:00 - 13:00 Regular event?:  This is not a regular event Town/City:  Oxford Postcode:  OX1 3QY

With George Lakey.

Member:  Organiser is not an NFP member Venue:  Herbertson Room, School of Geography and the Environment, South Parks Rd OX1 3QY. Contact:  More info: Thomas Thornton thomas.thornton@ouce.ox.ac.uk

Viking Economics book event

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 12:41pm
Mon, 16/10/2017 - 18:00 - 20:00 Regular event?:  This is not a regular event Town/City:  Norwich Postcode:  NR2 1EW

With George Lakey.

Member:  Organiser is not an NFP member Venue:  Norwich Quaker Meeting House, Upper Goat Lane. Contact:  More info: 01603 624 854; www.norwichquakers.org.uk

Viking Economics book event

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 12:40pm
Sun, 15/10/2017 - 19:30 Regular event?:  This is not a regular event Town/City:  SHEFFIELD Postcode:  S1 2EW

With George Lakey.

Organised by:  Sheffield Quakers + Jepps Books. Member:  Organiser is not an NFP member Venue:  Friends Meeting House, 10 St James' St. Contact:  Facebook event: www.tinyurl.com/GLakeyOct15

Viking Economics book event.

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 12:38pm
Sat, 14/10/2017 - 18:30 Regular event?:  This is not a regular event Town/City:  London Postcode:  NW1 2BJ

With George Lakey.

Member:  Organiser is an NFP member Venue:  Waldo Williams Suite, Friends House, 173 Euston Road. Contact:  More info: James Newman 020 7663 1030. More info: www.tinyurl.com/GLakeyOct14

'Quaker Activist Gathering 2017'.

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 12:36pm
Sat, 14/10/2017 - 10:00 - 16:30 Regular event?:  This is not a regular event Town/City:  London Postcode:  N1 9PW

What does our Quaker faith prompt us to do in the world? Join Quaker Peace & Social Witness and US Friend and activist George Lakey for a day of sharing, workshops, networking, and movement-building.

Member:  Organiser is an NFP member Venue:  LIFT Islington, 45 White Lion Street. Contact:  More info & registration: www.forms.quaker.org.uk/qag-2017 www.quaker.org.uk/events/qag-2017

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'Living and loving on our edge: Gender- and sexually-diverse people in the struggle.'

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 12:34pm
Fri, 13/10/2017 - 19:30 Regular event?:  This is not a regular event Town/City:  London Postcode:  WC2N 4EA

With George Lakey.

Organised by:  Quaker Gender and Sexual Diversity Community. Member:  Organiser is not an NFP member Venue:  Westminster Friends Meeting House, 52 St Martin's Lane.

'Winning Campaigns in Polarised Times'.

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 12:32pm
Wed, 11/10/2017 - 18:00 - 20:30 Regular event?:  This is not a regular event Town/City:  London Postcode:  W1W 7BY

George Lakey draws from a variety of successful social movements in Europe, the US, and elsewhere in order to show principles of successful organising and strategy that apply to unions, NGOs, and othe

Member:  Organiser is not an NFP member Venue:  Portland Hall, University of Westminster, 4-12 Little Titchfield St. Contact:  More info & registration: www.tinyurl.com/GLakeyOct10

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'A Divided Britain: What can we learn from the Nordics?'

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 12:31pm
Mon, 09/10/2017 - 19:00 Regular event?:  This is not a regular event Town/City:  Edinburgh Postcode:  EH1 2JL

A Viking Economics talk by George Lakey.

Organised by:  Quakers in Scotland. Member:  Organiser is not an NFP member Venue:  Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace. Contact:  More info: www.tinyurl.com/GLakey9Oct

'A Divided Britain: What can we learn from the Nordics?'

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 12:30pm
Sun, 08/10/2017 - 13:15 Regular event?:  This is not a regular event Town/City:  Glasgow Postcode:  G2 4PS

A Viking Economics talk by George Lakey.

Organised by:  Quakers in Scotland. Member:  Organiser is not an NFP member Venue:  Quaker Meeting House, 38 Elmbank Crescent. Contact:  More info: www.tinyurl.com/GLakey8Oct

'A Divided Britain: What can we learn from the Nordics?'

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 12:28pm
Sat, 07/10/2017 - 16:00 Regular event?:  This is not a regular event Town/City:  Perth Postcode:  PH2 8EB

A Viking Economics talk by George Lakey.

Organised by:  Quakers in Scotland. Member:  Organiser is not an NFP member Venue:  The Subud Centre, 7 St Leonard’s Bank. Contact:  More info: www.tinyurl.com/GLakeyUK7Oct

'A divided Britain: what can we learn from the Nordics?'

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 12:26pm
Fri, 06/10/2017 - 17:30 - 20:00 Regular event?:  This is not a regular event Town/City:  LEEDS Postcode:  LS1 3HB

Howard Clark Memorial Lecture.

Member:  Organiser is not an NFP member Venue:  Rose Bowl Lecture Theatre A (RB241), Leeds Beckett University, Portland Crescent. Contact:  More info & registration: www.tinyurl.com/GLakeyUK6Oct

'A divided Britain: what can we learn from the Nordics?'

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 12:25pm
Thu, 05/10/2017 - 19:30 Regular event?:  This is not a regular event Town/City:  HUDDERSFIELD Postcode:  HD1 4TR

Huddersfield Quaker Peace Lecture. US activist-sociologist George Lakey has learned from studying the Nordic countries that polarisation may offer as much opportunity as anxiety.

Organised by:  Huddersfield Quakers. Member:  Organiser is an NFP member Venue:  Huddersfield Quaker Meeting House, Church St, Paddock. Contact:  More info: 01484 664 290; www.tinyurl.com/GLakeyUK5Oct

Viking Economics

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 12:23pm
Wed, 04/10/2017 - 19:00 Regular event?:  This is not a regular event Town/City:  NOTTINGHAM Postcode:  NG1 5JD

Perhaps the most fun economics presentation you’ll hear.… George Lakey speaking tour.

Organised by:  Five Leaves Bookshop in association with Nottingham Society of Friends (Quakers) Member:  Organiser is not an NFP member Price:  £3, incl refreshments. Venue:  Friends Meeting House, 25 Clarendon St. Contact:  Advance booking essential: fiveleaves.bookshopevents@gmail.com More info: www.tinyurl.com/GLakeyUK4Oct