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Nov
11
Thu
Demilitarize: Challenging the Military Carbon Bootprint – online workshop
Nov 11 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

The world’s militaries are major carbon emitters yet are not even required to report their emissions, let alone reduce them. This Demilitarize workshop will discuss the size of military carbon emissions, the role of the military sector in protecting the extraction economy, how they seek to capitalise on the climate crisis by offering armed ‘solutions’, and how we might confront military power and forge lasting just alternatives to war. https://demilitarize.org.uk/event/challenging-the-military-carbon-bootprint/#more-3047

Nov
13
Sat
Pax Christi Executive Meeting
Nov 13 all-day
Nov
14
Sun
National Alternative Remembrance Ceremony
Nov 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

A different approach to remembrance, one that confronts the injustices of war, remembers all its victims, both military and civilian, and stands up for peace. Attend in person in Tavistock Square, London or online by joining on https://www.ppu.org.uk/remembrance-white-poppies

Contributions from: Hamit Dardagan, co-founder of Iraq Body Count and the charity Every Casualty Worldwide, Huda Ammori, activist, writer and co-founder of Palestine Action . Hosted by Anya Nanning Ramamurthy, organiser of London youth climate strikes and Peace Pledge Union council member.

We will lay white poppy wreaths in memory of all victims of war, both civilian and military, past and present. For those attending in person there will also be an opportunity to lay individual white poppies on the Conscientious Objectors’ Commemorative Stone.

Nov
16
Tue
Mary of Nazareth Companion in our Journey
Nov 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Advent – Hope and Promise with Alison Phipps and Omaid Sharifi

Alison holds the UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts at the University of Glasgow where she is also Professor of Languages and Intercultural Studies, and Co-Convener of Glasgow Refugee, Asylum and Migration Network (GRAMNET). 

Omaid is President at ArtLords a grassroots movement of artists and volunteers motivated by the desire to pave the way for social transformation and behavioural change through employing the soft power of art and culture as a non-intrusive approach. Form: https://forms.gle/tTu3w2NqmjPaMHUV7

Nov
18
Thu
Screening of film ‘The Present’
Nov 18 @ 4:00 pm

followed by talk and Q&A with director Farah Nabulsi http://tiny url.com/farahnabulsi

Nov
20
Sat
Christian CND: The Second Barbara Eggleston Memorial Lecture
Nov 20 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

‘ Building Bridges in The Shadow of Afghanistan’. Quaker Meeting House, Oxford. All welcome; in the meeting house or online https://christiancnd.org.uk/events/

Nonviolence in Action online conference
Nov 20 @ 2:00 pm – Nov 28 @ 4:00 pm

War Resisters’ International online conference exploring activism, solidarity and antimilitarism. http://wri-irg.org/en/nonviolence

Nov
25
Thu
Why we need non-military security
Nov 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

A webinar by Paul Roger, Emeritus professor of Peace Studies, Bradford University. Organised by Conscience – Taxes for Peace Not War. Register https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMrfu6hrTlpEtSjH_TsE2xnqQGSdTqZORX

Mary of Nazareth, Companion in our Journey
Nov 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Mary a Woman of Discernment with Gemma Simmonds a sister of the Congregation of Jesus who is currently Director of the Religious Life Institute at Heythrop and President of the Catholic Theological Association of Great Britain.https://forms.gle/tTu3w2NqmjPaMHUV7

Nov
26
Fri
Film Showing: Objector
Nov 26 @ 6:30 pm

Part of the Leeds Palestinian Film Festival at wheeler hall, Leeds Cathedral – free, but donations welcome. To register https://pff2021-objector.eventbrite.co.uk/

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