On May 3, 2014, peace and justice activists gathered to mark the 100 year anniversary of World War I, and to explore the state of peace, war, and international affairs today. The conference featured esteemed speakers from organizations and universities around the world.
Here are some videos of much of the conference proceedings below, which include Question and Answers as well:
- Risks of Great Power War: Regional Perspectives I - Panel with Joseph Gerson (American Friends Service Committee); M.V. Ramana (Princeton University); and Irene Gendzier (Boston University)
- The Limits of The Moral Imagination, Industrialized Warfare, Moral Thresholds, and the Forgotten History of Arms Control Avoiding Disastrous Wars - Panel with John Burroughs (Lawyers Committee on Nuclear Policy); Paul Walker (Green Cross International); Götz Nuneck (Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy, University of Hamburg); Chaired by Alicia Godsberg (Peace Action New York)
- Risk of Great Power War: Regional Perspectives II - Panel on the risk of a great power war, regional perspectives, sub-imperialisms, BRICs, post-cold war conflicts with Michael Klare (Hampshire College); Emira Woods (Institute for Policy Studies); Paul Lansu (Pax Christi Europe); Chair: Ariel Denis (International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons)
- Movements vs Great Power War - Panel by Reiner Braun (International Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms); Akira Kawasaki (UNAC; Peace Boat); Judith LeBlanc (Peace Action), chaired by Jackie Cabasso (Western States Legal Foundation) and Joseph Gerson (American Friends Service Committee). Includes a talk by Alice Slater of Abolition 2000
Copies of many of the talks from the conference, as well as other relevant (and useful!) documents, are available for download below.