A Military Historian - reflects on war and peace

Event Date: 
Wed, 04/03/2015 - 18:30 - 21:30
The Brassey of Canberra Belmore Gardens & Macquarie Street, Barton, ACT.

The Medical Association for Prevention of War (MAPW) ACT Branch 2015 FUNDRAISING DINNER

Speaker: Professor Peter Stanley - Research Professor, Australian Centre for the Study of Armed Conflict and Society, Australian Defence Force Academy

MAPW Annual Piano Concert, with pianist Dr Robert Schmidli

Event Date: 
Fri, 31/10/2014 - 19:30
Embassy of Switzerland, 7 Melbourne Avenue, Forrest, ACT 2603

Not to be missed, MAPW ACT Branch annual concert. For ticket information please email Sue Wareham


MAPW ACT Branch Get Together

Event Date: 
Sun, 27/04/2014 - 11:00
Gardens Cafe, Botanic Gardens, Clunies Ross Street, Acton Canberra

 The next informal meeting of MAPW ACT branch will be held at the Botanic Gardens café on Sunday 27 April at 11 am.  Everyone welcome, regardless of how acttive you are.

ANZAC Eve Peace Vigil : Kindling the Peace Fire

Event Date: 
Thu, 24/04/2014 - 17:30
Gathering on the top of Bialagee - Mt Ainslie Canberra ACT

It’s becoming a Canberra tradition to gather for peace on Anzac Eve. As we walk, sing, share stories and make ceremony together we remember that almost everyone in Australia has

Break the Silence : Rally for Refugees

Event Date: 
Sun, 13/04/2014 - 13:00
Garema Place, Canberra, ACT

For more information click here


Australia & World War 1 - A Clash of Values -

 The ACT branch of the Medical Association for the Prevention of War is holdong its annual fundraising dinner on Wednesday 19th March 2014 at 6.30pm. 

Honest History : website launch by journalist and author Paul Daley

Event Date: 
Thu, 07/11/2013 - 18:00
Manning Clark House, 11 Tasmania Circle, Forrest, ACT

There is much more to Australian history than the ANZAC tradition. There is much more to our war history than nostalgia and tales of heroism. Honest History is a coalition of historians and others supporting the balanced and honest presentation and use of history during the World War I centenery.

Nuclear Weapons - where to from here? the Australian Red Cross

Event Date: 
Wed, 28/08/2013 - 17:45 - 19:00

Australian Red Cross is proud to join other international organisations and
governments to call for a treaty to ban the use of nuclear weapons. While public
awareness has lessened, the threat to humanity remains. Join us to hear three
perspectives on the next steps of the global campaign.

Dr Helen Durham
Director of IHL and Strategy, Australian Red Cross

Hiroshima/Nagasaki Exhibition

Event Date: 
Mon, 05/08/2013 - 11:00

An exhibition sponsored by the Red Cross on Memories of Hiroshima and Nagasaki: a quest for peace, will be launched at the High Court at 11am on 5 August.

Forum: US-Australia alliance

Event Date: 
Fri, 05/07/2013 - 18:00
Forrest, ACT

A forum in two sessions, the first exploring the implications of the US alliance, the second focussing on joint military facilities on Australian land. MAPW will be represented by Dr Sue Wareham.

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