NZ'S FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY2014-2019

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When:

Sat 8 Nov 2014, 9:00am–5:00pm

Where: St Columba Centre, 40 Vermont Street, Ponsonby, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

From 8-30am to 5pm (registration from 8.30am, programme begins at 9am), opening prayers by the Right Reverend Te Kitohi Pikaahu, Bishop of Tai Tokerau, followed by:

- Does the way we remember war affect our collective morality? Professor Richard Jackson, National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, Otago University
- Anniversaries of War, Remembering in 2014, Associate Professor Annabel Cooper, Otago University
- Did the Church yield to the State and prevailing attitudes in society? If so, why? What can we learn from this? Professor Peter Lineham, Massey University
- How do we understand the evil that led to the huge death toll? How can we be empowered to live peacefully together? Dr Andrew Shepherd, formerly Centre for Theology and Public Issues, Otago University
- Panel: Who Chose to Resist? with Nanaia Mahuta MP on Princess Te Puea; historian Megan Hutching, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, on New Zealand women who opposed the war; Ryan Bodman on the Passive Resisters’ Union; Chairperson: Keith Locke, former Green MP
- Enabling a century of warfare – the role of scientists, Associate Professor Peter Wills, Department of Physics, Auckland University
- Remembering WW1 in the context of ongoing militarism, Edwina Hughes, Peace Movement Aotearoa.

Cost is $20 including lunch, to be paid on the day. Pre-registration is essential for catering purposes, please email barfoots@xtra.co.nz or tel 09 575 6142. Arranged by the Aotearoa New Zealand Peace and Conflict Centre Trust, NZ Christian Network, Pax Christi, Anglican Pacifist Fellowship and Auckland Labour History Group. The A4 poster for both events, including the programme, is available at the website and the Facebook Event Page.

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