War and Peace


Against the current context of violent conflicts in the world, speakers will ask and address questions about why conflicts turn into wars, how wars play out, and how they can be resolved or avoided. 

 

TAGS: war, violence, peace, torture, refugees

Starts: April 5, 2011, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Dexter Bar and Cafe 123 Queens Parade, Clifton Hill
Format: Presentation - 45 minutes, open discussion - 45 minutes

On wars and ending them

April 5, 2011 Lecturer: (Jasmine-Kim Westendorf)
presentation - 45 minutes, open discussion - 45 minutes
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On ‘fragile’ states

April 12, 2011 Lecturer: (Dave Walker)
presentation - 45 minutes, open discussion - 45 minutes
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On torture

April 19, 2011 Lecturer: (Justin Clemens)
presentation - 45 minutes, open discussion - 45 minutes
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Tales of war and peace

May 3, 2011 Lecturer: (panel of refugees from the DR Congo, Afghanistan and E. Timor)
presentation - 45 minutes, open discussion - 45 minutes
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On killing

May 10, 2011 Lecturer: (Jeff Sparrow)
presentation - 45 minutes, open discussion - 45 minutes
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On peace / non-violent change

May 17, 2011 Lecturer: (Tom Weber)
presentation - 45 minutes, open discussion - 45 minutes
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Film on the War in Afghanistan.

May 25, 2011 Lecturer: (---------)
presentation - 45 minutes, open discussion - 45 minutes