Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Activities of women protesting against World War One


a series of events giving a feminist perspective
WILPF 1919
WILPF UK Seminar, 'Those Dangerous Peacettes: Then and Now', 
2-4pm on 29 March 2014 
at Amnesty Human Rights Action Centre, 
17-25 New Inn Yard, London EC2A 3EA

Speakers: Professor June Hannam, recent guest on BBC Women’s Hour; 'Isabella Ford and peace campaigning in the First World War';
Dr Marie Sandell 'International Travel and WILPF's Expansion in the Interwar Period';
Katrina Gass, Ann Scott, Helen Kay 'What do we need to know about the Centenary at The Hague in 2015'? 
More information:
office@ukwilpf.org.uk: www.ukwilpf.org: WILPF UK Office, Tindlemanor, 52-54 Featherstone Street, London, EC1Y 8RT; 


Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom 99th Anniversary: Scottish Conference

2 pm - 5 pm, Saturday 26 April 2014
Studio, Augustine Centre, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh
Dangerous Women: The women who campaigned against the First World War and for economic and gender justice.
Speakers: Lesley Orr,  'An overview of women's anti-war activism, Helen Crawfurd and the Women's Peace Crusade';
Helen Kay: 'Chrystal Macmillan, the Hague Conference and the Women's International League';
Catriona Burness: 'Looking for Mary Barbour: the anti-war protests and the rent strikes'.
More information: Contact Anne Scott,
scottishwilpf@yahoo.co.uk

International Webinar:
'History of Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and 100 years' of women's peace activism'  28 April 2014  More information at
http://www.wilpfinternational.org/webinars/how-can-you-attend-a-wilpf-webinar/

More information: Contact Anne Scott
scottishwilpf@yahoo.co.uk or WILPF UK Office, office@ukwilpf.org.uk; www.ukwilpf.org;  0207 250 1968.



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