Lifting the shadow of WW1 – York

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Lifting the shadow of WW1 – York

6th October 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A day conference at Friargate Meeting House 10.00 am – 5.00 pm

An interactive day of lectures, workshops and displays bringing together academics, local historians, poets and individuals involved in promoting peace.

Lecture topics:

  • Long Shadow of War Britain 1918 -1979 (Simon Ball, Leeds History Faculty)
  • The Hidden Legacies of War (Trudi Tate, Cambridge English Faculty)
  • The Development of Arms Control (Nick Ritchie, York Politics Faculty)
  • Can we Build a more Peaceful World? (Ben Griffin, Veterans for Peace)

Workshops will respond to the history and literature of WW1 and also consider ways of resolving or avoiding future conflict.

Cost: adult £15/student £7 – includes lunch and other refreshments.

Details

Date:
6th October 2018
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Website:
http://www.yorkquakers.org.uk/ww1conferences.html

Organiser

York Quakers
Phone:
01904 624065
Email:
friargate@yorkquakers.org.uk
Website:
http://www.yorkquakers.org.uk

Venue

Friargate Meeting House
Friargate
York, Yorkshire YO1 9RL United Kingdom
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Phone:
01904 624065