Is War Ever Black and White? Recolorizing the Reality of War

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Panel Discussion when: 7 p.m. April 30, 2015 where: Stirling Mennonite Church 57 Stirling Avenue, Kitchener Much of the time, news and popular media, war is painted as a black and white image – us vs. them, evil vs. good, hero vs. villain. As we’re commemorating the 100th anniversary of WWI, the “Great War” is often depicted as a just and …

WWI and Contemporary Policy on War and Peace

Tasneem Jamal Conventional Weapons, Defence & Human Security, News

Conference Report Click here or on image for PDF of full report. September 26-28, 2014 Ottawa On the centenary of the First World War, The Group of 78 and Project Ploughshares organized the conference “WWI and Contemporary Policy on War and Peace.” The conference was held at the Canadian War Museum and reflected on how we can reduce the incidence of armed …

World War I and Lessons for Contemporary Policy on War and Peace

Tasneem Jamal Americas, Defence & Human Security

Published in The Ploughshares Monitor Volume 35 Issue 4 Winter 2014 Canadian War Museum Ottawa, ON 26-28 Sept. 2014 What experience and history teach is this—that nations and governments have never learned anything from history, or acted upon any lessons they might have drawn from it. (G.W.F. Hegel, Lectures on the Philosophy of History) The Group of 78 and Project …

WW I and the struggle for democracy in Canada

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Author Jamie Swift Kingston writer Jamie Swift is the author, most recently, of Warrior Nation: Rebranding Canada in an Age of Anxiety, with Ian McKay. Their next book, The Vimy Trap, will explore the ways WW I is remembered in Canada. Swift is co-founder of www.peacequest.ca. Published in The Ploughshares Monitor Volume 35 Issue 4 Winter 2014 A peace conference …

Conference: 1914-1918: The Making of the Modern World

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The Bill Graham Centre for Contemporary International History When: July 30-31 Where: George Ignatieff Theatre, Trinity College 15 Devonshire Place, Toronto Register now! The First World War transformed global geopolitics and shaped almost every aspect of the world we live in, from military strategy to medicine, from economics to poetry. The Bill Graham Centre for Contemporary International History and our partners …

Conference: WWI and Contemporary Policy on War and Peace

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When: September 26 – 28, 2014 Where: Canadian War Museum in Ottawa Click here to download Preliminary Program.  Click here to download registration form.  On the centenary of World War One, The Group of 78 and Project Ploughshares are pleased to organize the conference “World War One and Contemporary Policy on War and Peace” with the assistance of the Canadian War Museum to …