Die Macht des Volkes für die Durchsetzung von Frieden – Eine Ausstellung über die Aktivitäten von mutigen Friedensaktivisten in den vergangenen Jahrhunderten gegen die Kriege in London – Wenn wir Kriege beenden und neue verhindern wollen, können wir von den Erfolgen und Misserfolgen lernen von den Menschen, die für die gleichen Ziele engagiert waren.

People Power: Fighting for Peace

IWM London
Until 28 August 2017

People Power: Fighting for Peace
23 March – 28 August
Imperial War Museum

Organised by: Imperial War Museum London »

Take a journey from the First World War to the present day, exploring how peace movements have influenced perceptions of war and conflict in this major exhibition.

From conscientious objectors to peace camps and modern day marches, Fighting for Peace tells the stories of passionate people over the past one hundred years and the struggles they have endured for the anti-war cause.

Over three hundred objects including paintings, literature, posters, placards, banners, badges and music reveal the breadth of creativity of anti-war protest movements, reflecting the cultural mood of each era.

Take a journey from the First World War to the present day, exploring how peace movements have influenced perceptions of war and conflict in this major exhibition.

From conscientious objectors to peace camps and modern day marches, Fighting for Peace tells the stories of passionate people over the past one hundred years and the struggles they have endured for the anti-war cause.

Over three hundred objects including paintings, literature, posters, placards, banners, badges and music reveal the breadth of creativity of anti-war protest movements, reflecting the cultural mood of each era.

Audio equipment generously provided by Bowers & Wilkins.

 

A march of 2,000 anti-conscription protesters in London, May 1939

‘Embrace the Base’: 30,000 women link hands, completely surrounding the nine mile perimeter fence at RAF/USAF Greenham Common, Berkshire (1982)

©  Centre: Labour Party Rally, Hyde Park, London 1980 © Edward Barber, Right: © Tom King / Alamy Stock Photo, Top and Left: © IWM.

People Power - Fighting for Peace

http://www.iwm.org.uk/exhibitions/iwm-london/fighting-for-peace

 

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