Archive for April, 2012

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Nobel Peace Laureate Visit

The University of Bradford hosted it’s annual Peace Jam event over the weekend of the 27th-29th April and this year’s visiting Nobel Peace Laureate, visited the Peace Museum on the Friday afternoon. Adolfo Perez Esquivel is from Argentina and a very well known artist as well as an internationally recognised  peacemaker. He honored the Museum, by deciding to make […]

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Museums for Peace:Transforming Cultures

A new book containing case studies of good practice from around the globe. Edited by the Peace Museum UK’s Chair of Trustees Clive Barrett and Joyce Apsel. The book is published by the International Network of Museums for Peace. A must have for all interested in peace and conflict, peace-making, peace education and peace museums. […]

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Sport, Conflict and Reconciliation Conference

We attended a conference on sport and peace ‘Sport, Conflict and Reconciliation’ at Liverpool Hope University on the 28th April. It was a very useful and interesting day and the Museum was pleased to be able to share with delegates, the details of some of our education work on Sport, the Olympics and Peace (see […]

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New Resources for Learners and Educators

Ready now a selection of new and topical resources for schools, youth and community groups, all written and designed by Diane Hadwen and Ben Chalcraft. Please click here to find out more information or contact Diane. Email diane.hadwen@peacemuseum.org.uk Telephone             07807  348286

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Australia Peace Poster

Item type: Poster Date: 1986 Description:  This peace poster states “Australia Declares Peace on the World”. The slogan may be a reference to a book published in 1986 with the same title for the International Year of Peace, which contained The Findings of the National Inquiry into Peace and Justice in Australia.  The poster was used […]

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Join us for Museums at Night

Roots of Peace and Routes to Peace Come and explore the Museum after hours!  To celebrate Museums at Night 2012, we are extending our hours and exploring stories of peace from Bradford and beyond. We will be open on Friday 18th May from 4.30 – 7pm when you will be able to hear the stories of […]

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International Fund for the Development of Physical Education and Sport poster

Item type: Poster Date: 1986 Description: The poster is from the International Fund for the development of physical education and sport. It was produced by UNESCO in 1986. The poster was designed by Swiss artist Hans Erni who is known for mixing science, mythology and history in his works. In 1978, the UNESCO General Conference set up […]

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Resources for Children, Young People and Educators

Peace Museum Publications  Sport, Courage, Peace and Friendship (Second Edition) Stories and resources for children and young people, lesson plans, assessment guidance, and ideas for educators; Olympics and sport, focus on the Olympic and Paralympic values, identity and belonging (also useful for teaching about peace and the First and Second World War). Cross-curricular and cross-phase. Stories […]

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Southwark Nuclear Free Zone Poster

Object Type: Poster Date: 1980s Description: An Easter peace poster from Southwark: A Nuclear Free Zone, which shows an image of hot cross buns on a tray. Instead of a cross on each bun though, is the CND symbol.  A Nuclear Free Zone is a place where nuclear weapons and nuclear power are banned.  The […]

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