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The 2011 Olof Palme Memorial Peace Lecture


The Praxis Centre, Leeds Metropolitan University and Leeds City Council Peace Links Group present: The 2011 Olof Palme Memorial Peace Lecture

Olof Palme, World Interests - and what Wikileaks tells us about diplomacy as an institution Century by Professor Johan Galtung

Johan Galtung is founder and Director of TRANSCEND - A Peace and Development Network for Conflict Transformation by Peaceful Means, with more than 300 members from over 80 countries around the world and Rector of TRANSCEND Peace University (TPU).

Professor Galtung has published more than 1000 articles covering a wide-range of fields, including peaceful conflict transformation, deep culture, peace pedagogy, reconciliation, development, peace building and empowerment, global governance, direct structural and cultural peace/violence, peace journalism, and reflections on current events, and more than 100 books translated into dozens of languages.

The lecture will take place at Leeds Civic Hall on Sunday 23rd January from 6.00pm.

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Johan Galtung's article United States, the West and the Rest of the World features in War is Peace, issue 73 of The Spokesman.


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Looks like an interesting seminar - I'll aim to be there. Do I need to book anywhere?
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