War, Conscription and Conscientious Objection 1914-1919 


Event Details


Conscientious Objectors Awareness Day Event Dundee

Saturday 10.30-3.00 May 19, 2018

Dalhousie Building, Room 1LG03, University of Dundee

 War, Conscription and Conscientious Objection 1914-1919 

A Free Event – including refreshments and light buffet lunch – tickets booked Eventbrite

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/war-conscription-and-conscientious-objection-1914-1919-tickets-44752516983?aff=erelpanelorg

 Session 1 – Organised by Great War Dundee

10.00 to 10.30             Refreshments and Register (this is a free event,

10.30 to 10.40             Welcome

Derek Patrick – Great War Dundee and University of St Andrews

10.40 to 11.00             Commemoration, Conflict and Conscience in Context

Cyril Pearce – Commemoration, Conflict and Conscience, 27-28 April 2019 (UK festival of hidden stories of WW1)

11.00 to 11.30             What would you do?

Audience participation and survey (organised by Kait Laughlin WEA):

your views and thoughts on Conscription, Conscientious Objection, and Conscientious Objectors? (Second survey follows in afternoon Session 2)

Comfort Break – 11.30 to 11.40 (prompt)

 11.40 to 12.10             Dundee Case study – A Tale of Two Brothers:

Ewan Geddes Carr (Socialist and War Resister) and William Stewart Carr (Socialist and Soldier)

Billy Kenefick and Bill Carr – Great War Dundee

12.10 to 12.30             Session 1 – Panel and Audience Q&A

Buffet Lunch and Refreshments – 12.30 to 1.00

Conscientious Objectors Awareness Day Event Dundee

Saturday 10.30-3.00 May 19, 2018

 War, Conscription and Conscientious Objection 1914-1919

 Session 2

 Organised by

Workers Education Association Scotland

Legacies of Resistance to the First World War

 1.00 to 3.00

Session introduced by Kait Laughlin Project Leader for Legacies of Resistance to the First World War.  Followed by presentation from Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow Project Learner Groups, second survey conducted and closing musical event.

 3.00 – END of CO Awareness Day Event

In Association and Partnership with

Abertay Historical Society

 Centre for Scottish Culture, University of Dundee

Commemoration, Conflict and Conscience

Edinburgh Peace and Justice centre

Everyday Lives in War Engagement Centre

Gateways to the First World War Engagement Centre

Workers Education Association Scotland

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