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The Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies has an active calendar of events each year. See below for what we have planned in 2018.

EventDate and TimeLocation

'The fundamental cure for poverty is not money but knowledge". Arthur Lewis and the Windrush Generation in Manchester.

Come along and discover the legacy of  Sir Arthur Lewis, the first Afro-Caribbean to be appointed professor at a British university and the first also to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1979, who worked tirelessly for the “Windrush Generation” in  Manchester in the 1940s.

23rd October, 
2pm - 3pm

FML309, Hope Park Campus

Finding Peace in the Holy Land by Lauren Booth. Discussion with the author on her recently published memoir.


After her early faith is shattered by a mysterious fire, Lauren paddles the  shallows of celebrity life, where her political opinions pit her against the views of her brother-in-law, who just happens to be Prime Minister Tony Blair. How did a journalist seeking a scoop find inner peace in a conflict zone? 

29th October, 
12 - 1.30pm

EDEN112, Hope Park Campus

Representation and Commemoration: the Centenary of the End of WW1


Guy Cuthbertson, Peace at Last: A Portrait of Armistice Day
William Blazek, Trench Vision: Imagining the Western Front
Terry Phillips, Francis Ledwidge: An Irish Soldier Poet
Peter McGrail, Facing the Dead: Wartime Stained Glass Windows 


12th November, 
12 - 2pm

EDEN112, Hope Park Campus

Women, Peace and the Church. 100th Anniversary of the end of the First World War 


Organised by the Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies, the Liverpool-Cologne Link Group & the Josephine Butler Memorial Trust

24th November, 9.30am - 4pm  Creative Campus, Cornerstone Building