Marking Conscientious Objectors Awareness Week in Dundee: 18th & 19th May 2018

Great War Dundee and Abertay Historical Society are marking Conscientious Objectors Week with a series of collaborative events, which will take place on Friday 18th and Saturday 19th May. These are free and open to all. Click here to download the full programme. Highlights include:

Abertay Historical Society & Great War Dundee Evening Lecture

Cyril Pearce

‘Communities of Resistance: Some new thoughts on British War Resisters 1914-1918′. British Conscientious Objection at the time of the First World War

Dalhousie Building, Lecture Theatre 1, University of Dundee

Friday 18 May – 6.30 to 20.15 (lecture starts 7.00 pm prompt)

Registration (free) via Eventbrite.


Conscientious Objectors Awareness Day Event Dundee

War, Conscription and Conscientious Objection 1914-1919

Dalhousie Building, Room 1LG03, University of Dundee

Saturday 10.30-3.00 May 19, 2018

Free including refreshments and light buffet lunch

Registration via Eventbrite.

In Association and Partnership with:

Abertay Historical Society

Centre for Scottish Culture, University of Dundee

Commemoration, Conflict and Conscience  (A festival of hidden histories of WW1) University of Bristol Law School

Edinburgh Peace and Justice Centre

Everyday Lives in War Engagement Centre

Gateways to the First World War Engagement Centre

Workers Education Association Scotland