Wednesday, October 14, 2015

World War 1: Different Voices

No Glory in War
Second annual day school - 2015

Saturday 14th November
Manchester Metropolitan University - Brooks Building
10.30 - 4.30

This event will offer a space for activists, researchers and people interested in different histories of World War 1 to explore alternative narratives and creative ways to build resistance to wars in our time.


Professor Karen Hunt - Keele University
'The Kitchen is the Key to Victory': Women and the Politics of Food in WW1

Alison Ronan
Anti-war women: the view from the provinces. The Hague April 1915 and the
emergence of the Women's International League in the NW

Sonja Andrew - University of Manchester
Art and conscientious objection

Writing peace songs - Aidan Jolly
Researching alternative WW1 histories
Using drama for peace building - WILPF
Resisting war today - Penny Hicks

Other highlights:
  - the WILPF film These dangerous women,
  - the Peace News exhibition The World is my Country, 
  - and a bookstall.

A pdf is available for use as leaflet or poster.

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