The Barbarization of the Sky, an essay of 19 pages by Bertha von Suttner

The Barbarization of the Sky is an essay of 19 pages, written by Bertha von Suttner in 1912. The first English translation was released in summer of  2016 and marks the 20th anniversary of the ICJ Advisory Opinion on the Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons, during a Mastercallsof Prof Hope May , connecting Bertha von Suttner’s ideas to current themes concerning aerial bombardments and international law governing nuclear weapons. https://www.peacepalacelibrary.nl/2016/06/berth...
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Crowdfunding: Gun Clara Meijers een plaats in de geschiedschrijving

Marten van Harten, historicus aan de Universiteit van Leiden, schrijft voor eigen rekening een boek over professor Meijers, ‘Burgerlijk Recht in donkere tijden’.  Het Platform Vrouwen en Duurzame Vrede faciliteert de crowdfunding voor het onderzoek naar de plaats van Clara Meijers: IBAN: NL 60 TRIO 0338471049 t.n.v.  Platform Vrouwen & Duurzame Vrede  o.v.v. bronnenonderzoek Wat zijn uw en mijn rechten? In verreweg de meeste landen, waaronder Nederland, wordt ...
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Urn with the ashes of Bertha von Suttner in the Coulumbarium of Gotha

Bertha von Suttner was a member of the Austrian association “Die Flamme” which propagated cremation (as cremation was not  permitted by the Catholic Church until 1963).The urn with Bertha’s ashes is kept in the Columbarium of Gotha (a medieval city in Thuringia, in east-central Germany). Petra Keppler and Jos Verhoeff visited the famous columbarium during the summer of 2016. Arthur Gundaccar von Suttner, beloved husband of Bertha, died on 10th December 1902. She took his body to the columbari...
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Friends of Bertha and Petra Keppler congratulate Professor Erich Glawischnig on his 90th Birthday, on February 1st!

Bertha von Suttner lived at Castle Harmannsdorf for many years. In 1976 veterinary Prof. Dr. Erich Glawischnig bought the castle, where he has lived ever since with his family; which is very involved in the International Bertha von Suttner Association, and makes her heritage accessible to the general public. The Glawischnig family beautifully restored the Schüttkasten, a baroque building in a park, and makes it available for events organized by the International Bertha von Suttner Associa...
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Die Waffen Nieder! First translation of Lay Down Your Weapons! into Georgian

The famous novel of Bertha von Suttner was translated into the Georgian language, from a German edition by Ms. Tamar Kotrikadze, and published in Autumn 2019 by the publishing house Artanuji. The novel -written some 130 years ago- was included in their classic cycle series, which they have been publishing for decades. The cover was designed by Ms. Tamar Chanishvili. The foreword was written by Ms. Nino Kalandarishvili (winner of the Bertha von Suttner Peace Prize 2019) and Ms .Salome Adamia. ...
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Four women of peace at the New Year’s Reception of The Hague Academy of International Law and the Carnegie Foundation

From left to right: Mrs Saskia Bruines, deputy mayor and The Hague's alderman for International and Peace Affairs; Petra Keppler, Director of the Bertha von Suttner Peace Institute; Humanity Hub Managing Director, Jill Wilkinson and Diana Eggleston, Business Advisor NGO’s, The Hague Business Agency. Grand Hall of the Peace Palace, 23 January 2020.  © Peace Palace Photography
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New Dutch edition of Lay Down Your Weapons! promoted at ATRIA’s Take it to the Streets Exhibition

December 16th, 2019: During the opening of the Institute on Gender Equality and Women's History (Atria) Exhibition "Take to the Streets: 100 years of Women Suffrage and Activism" Aletta Jacobs impersonator Professor Greta Nordenbos promoted the new Dutch edition of Lay Down Your Weapons! by Bertha von Suttner, edition Orlando, Euro 25.-
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