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A celebration of Pat Arrowsmith: the extraordinary peace activist

 
  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
 Free

Join us for a celebration of the life of Pat Arrowsmith, the extraordinary peace campaigner and organiser of the first Aldermaston March in 1958, the single event that most put CND on the public map at this time.

Speakers

Steve Bell, Pat’s election agent in 1979 when she ran as an independent socialist candidate against the sitting prime minister Jim Callaghan, in Cardiff South and Penarth.

Francie Molloy MP for Mid Ulster, remembering Pat’s longstanding commitment to the struggle for Irish freedom.

Lindsey German, convenor of the Stop the War Coalition, reflecting on Pat’s role as a woman for peace.

After the speeches, please join us for a drink to share your memories of Pat and view the current LSE Library exhibition, featuring items from the papers of Pat Arrowsmith.
Introduced by
Kate Hudson – Kate Hudson has been General Secretary of CND since 2010, having served as chair since 2003. She first became active in the peace movement in the early 1980s in the big upsurge of activity against cruise missiles. One of her proudest moments was helping to Embrace the Base at Greenham Common in December 1982, along with 30,000 other women.
Chaired by
Christine Chinkin FBA is Emerita Professor of International Law, Professorial Research Fellow and Founding Director of the Centre of Women Peace & Security at LSE. She is a barrister, a member of Matrix Chambers

Louise Arimatsu is Distinguished Policy Fellow in the Centre for Women, Peace and Security, where she works on the AHRC project 'A Feminist International Law of Peace and Security' and the ERC project 'Gendered Peace'.

Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) campaigns to get rid of nuclear weapons, in Britain and worldwide.

LSE Library are the proud custodians of the CND archives as well as the papers of Pat Arrowsmith. We have many significant collections that relate to peace and internationalism, and these collections are open to all. Get in touch if you’d like to find out more on our collection highlight webpages.

The British Library of Political and Economic Science (@LSELibrary) was founded in 1896, a year after the London School of Economics and Political Science. It has been based in the Lionel Robbins Building since 1978 and houses many world class collections, including the Women's Library and Hall-Carpenter Archives.


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2024-04-18 18:00 2024-04-18 18:00 Europe/London A celebration of Pat Arrowsmith: the extraordinary peace activist A celebration of the life of Pat Arrowsmith, the extraordinary peace campaigner and organiser of the first Aldermaston March in 1958, the single event that most put CND on the public map at this time. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2024/04/18/a-celebration-of-pat-arrowsmith-the-extraordinary-peace-activist-382240 LSE - London School of Economics and Political Science,Houghton Street, London,London,London

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