Greater Manchester Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament – CND

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The Silent Victim – Online Series

We are in a climate emergency, and yet our defence spending continues to increase even though this contributes to the environmental crisis we all face. This series of livestreams on Zoom will explore diverse perspectives focusing on the topic ‘The Silent Victim’: how conflict affects the environment. Hear from a scientist, a community worker and a veteran, and learn the […]

The End of the Nuclear Age – Webinar

Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Humanity has developed massively destructive weapons that threaten our survival. However, the world has agreed to make some of them illegal. Chemical and biological weapons have been outlawed through international Treaties - but one remains. Nuclear weapons have come to be seen as a symbol of political power and those countries who possess them have stubbornly refused to relinquish them […]

The Bomb on my back – webinar with Reiko Asato and Joseph Gerson

  At 11.02am on the 9th August 1945 a nuclear bomb named 'Fat Man' was exploded 1,650 feet above the city of Nagasaki killing and injuring at least 70,000 people immediately. Greater Manchester CND has invited two international speakers to educate us about and help us reflect on the terrible bombing of Nagasaki. Joseph Gerson (American Friends Services Committee) will […]

Living with Chernobyl (Personal Stories) – Online roundtable discussion

Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Join Greater Manchester & District CND to explore what it was like to live through the 1986 Chernobyl disaster, and to deal with its health and environmental legacy 35 years on. They will look at how these stories are told — as documentary testimonials, as imagined through a novel, as investigated historically, and as lived by children and their families […]

Stories of State Surveillance and Infiltration of Peace Movements: Peace History Conference 2021

Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Organised by the Peace History Conference group, with Greater Manchester & District CND and the Working Class Movement Library, this year’s Peace History Conference will consider examples of state spying on peace campaigns and explore the lessons of this history for today’s activists. The programme is still being developed but current speakers include: • The journalist Rob Evans, author of Undercover, who will discuss the […]

New nuclear: What’s at stake for wildlife?

Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Organised by Greater Manchester & District CND, Nuclear Free Local Authorities, Beyond Nuclear, and Chernobyl Children’s Project UK, this webinar will look at the impact of planned and existing nuclear energy facilities on local wildlife in the UK. The programme is still being developed but current speakers include: • Jonathon Porritt, founder of Forum for the Future and formerly Chair […]