Edinburgh CND at the Edinburgh World Justice Festival (plus some other news)

EDINBURGH WORLD JUSTICE FESTIVAL will start on Saturday 1 October, presenting 20 events and 2 exhibitions

Peace Events on Monday 3rd (edinburghCND), Monday 10th and Monday 17th

The programme can be downloaded from http://www.ewjf.org.uk.
Here is a summary list of the events, which are also on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ ewjf1/events

The lie of the land in Latin America
Sat 1 Oct, 10.30am-12.30pm Quaker Meeting House, EH1 2JL

Cooperative games:foundations for conflict resolution and peace
Sat 1 Oct, 11am-1pm David Hume Tower Rm LG.09, EH8 9JX

Rockin’ for West Papua
Sat 1 Oct, 7pm til late Henry’s Cellar Bar, 16A Morrison Street, Edinburgh EH3 8BJ

When the military takes over your home
Monday 3 October, 7-9pm Quaker Meeting House, EH1 2JL

Welcoming refugees and children: Scotland and the EU
Tues 4 Oct, 7-9pm 50 George Square Rm G.06, EH8 9LH

Peace in Palestine: between the two state solution and local initiatives
Weds 5 Oct, 7.30-9.30pm Augustine United Church, EH1 1EL

Muslim women in Scotland: our stories
Thurs 6 Oct, 11am-3pm Greyfriars Charteris Centre, 138-140 Pleasance, EH8 9RR

Land/Terra: a labour of love
Thurs 6 Oct, 7-9pm Geography Building (Rm 201), Drummond St, EH8 9XP

Empowering women – progress globally?
Thurs 6 Oct, 7.30-9pm Augustine United Church, EH1 1EL

Session/clinics for migrants working in Scotland
Fri 7 Oct, 5-7pm Autonomous Centre of Edinburgh, 17 West Montgomery Place, EH7 5HA

Migration Gathering – Challenge myths:respond positively
Sat 8 Oct, 1.30-6.30pm
Augustine United Church, EH1 1EL

Monsanto on trial
Sun 9 Oct, 3-5pm Drill Hall, 36 Dalmeny Street, EH6 8RG

Migrants are not the enemy
Mon 10 Oct, 7.30-9.30pm Quaker Meeting House, EH1 2JL

From the environmental frontline
Tues 11 Oct, 7-9pm Augustine United Church, EH1 1EL

Faith groups’ response to migration crises
Wed 12 Oct, 6.30-9pm Quaker Meeting House, EH1 2JL

Films: Seeking refuge
Thurs 13 Oct, 6-8pm
50 George Square Rm G.04, EH8 9LH

Private finance, global aid, and collapsing schools
Fri 14 Oct, 6.30-8pm Augustine United Church, EH1 1EL

Eco Fair
Sat 15 Oct, 10am-4pm Drill Hall, 36 Dalmeny Street, EH6 8RG

War and refugees
Mon 17 Oct, 7.30-9.30pm Quaker Meeting House, EH1 2JL

New event:
DAVID ROVICS gig
Songs of solidarity and social significance. David will be singing with Lorna McKinnon Tickets £10/£5 on the door – see Facebook page for booking via Eventbrite
https://www.facebook.com/ events/1096129873836363/

Cancellation: Radical Voices on Sunday 9 October

STOP PRESS:
Five survivors of the nuclear bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945 will be in London and invite you to join them as they share their experience of the effect of a nuclear bomb.

Peace Boat Symposium
5pm-6:30pm, Tuesday, October 3rd
Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road, London
Click here for further information

The symposium will be followed by a reception (6:30pm-7:30pm) where light refreshments will be served.

REMINDER: Actions planned across the UK from October 1st-8th to protest against the role British military bases play in the US missile defence system kick off Saturday 1st October.

Keep Space for Peace week is an annual international week of action against the militarisation of space.

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