Events

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 19:30 to Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 19:30

Five evening discussions with people who have found a starting point for bringing positive change.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 19:30

Five evening discussions with people who have found a starting point for bringing positive change. The second reflects on the wounds of colonial history with Talia Smith, originally from South Africa, who has recently spent eight months in Africa, listening and giving training in peacebuilding.

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00
Reading

At Greencoat Place we offer a regular monthly evening meeting for quiet reflection, contemplation and sharing. All are welcome to this very simple and rich time together.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:45
Oslo city, Norway after Anders Breivik’s 2011 bombing.

You are warmly invited to a Stories of Trust interview with Bjorn Ihler on the theme of understanding terrorism.

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 18:00
Ginn Fourie and Letlapa Mphahlele

The award-winning documentary film Beyond Forgiving will be screened in the Humber Lecture Theatre, Covernty, at 6 pm on 3 November, hosted by the Coventry Branch of the United Nations Association of the United Kingdom. This will be followed by Q&A discussion.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 19:30

Five evening discussions with people who have found a starting point for bringing positive change. The third explores why someone who created a global network starting in Oxford in the 1920’s, and was decorated by France and Germany, Japan and the Philippines for his contribution to reconciliation between them after the Second World War, so little known?

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 19:30

Five evening discussions with people who have found a starting point for bringing positive change. This evening's topic is 'Mobilising a Million People'. John Bond was Secretary of Australia’s Sorry Day movement which enlisted a million people in healing the harm done by tragically misguided policies towards Aboriginal Australians – for which he was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia. His current role involves supporting people in many countries to overcome corruption, heal historical wounds, and develop dialogue in situations of tension and conflict.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 19:30

Five evening discussions with people who have found a starting point for bringing positive change. On the last of our evenings, Dr Mary Embleton, a historian of the British Mandate period, will speak on What Britain did in Palestine, and why it matters after showing the short documentary film, Britain in Palestine, 1917-1948.