Public lecture

Pacifism and Nonviolence - Seminar 1 - Memories of Violence

  • 28 April 2022 - 28 April 2022
  • 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Virtual IAS

As part of the IAS Spotlight Series - 'Pacifism and Nonviolence', This seminar will bring together a group of scholars to reflect on the way violence is remembered and commemorated from the World Wars to the climate crisis.

Featuring the following talks:

  • Dr Mathias Thaler, University of Edinburgh (UK) - Commemorating Loss in the Age of Slow Violence
  • Dr Peter Yeandle, Loughborough University (UK) - “Honour the Dead, Serve the Living”: Poppy Politics in Britain in the 1920s and ‘30s
  • Dr Victoria Basham, Cardiff University (UK) - SingaLongaWarYears! Nostalgia for the Second World War and Contemporary British Militarism
  • Dr Alexandre Christoyannopoulos, Loughborough University (UK) - Contesting the Red Poppy Today: A Pacifist Critique of Dominant Remembrance Commemorations
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Kieran Teasdale
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