Bertha von Suttner Peace Brunch on Peace Day 21 September 2019

Bertha von Suttner’s famous novel Die Waffen nieder! was published in 1889 and translated into English in 1892 as Lay Down your arms!. The International bestseller tells the life story of Martha von Tilling and reaches a broad audience. On Saturday  21st of September you are cordially invited to the Bertha von Suttner Peace Brunch  from 11:00 till 14:00 at 70 Laan van Meerdervoort in The Hague Professor Barbara Burns from Glasgow, UK, will talk about the first English translat...
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Give a name to the drowned victims in the Mediterranean Sea

The Italian coroner Dr. Christina Cattaneo arrives in  Lampedusa in 2015 to help identifying the 1000 bodies found in the sunken boat "Le Barcone" She starts to help with her scientific knowledge as a pathologist. Thousands of dead are washed up on the coasts of Italy and are listed as numbers. But each shipwreck body has a family waiting at home for a word of assurance that this woman, child or man has survived the crossing safely. A register of identification restoring the identity of nam...
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The only existing voice recording of the Austrian Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Bertha von Suttner (1843 – 1914).

The only surviving sound recording of Austrian Nobel Peace Prize winner, Bertha von Suttner (1843 - 1914). "Durch eine Recherche in den Tagebuchaufzeichnungen Bertha von Suttners (der Nachlass von Bertha von Suttner befindet sich im Archiv der UN-Bibliothek in Genf) kann mit ziemlicher Sicherheit bestätigt werden, dass es sich bei der Aufnahme um die Stimme von Bertha von Suttner – die auch unter dem Pseudonym B. Oulot (bezogen auf ihren Spitznamen „Boulotte“) publizierte – handelt." The r...
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Bertha von Suttner – eine Soziologin? – Eveline Thalmann

Eveline Thalmann  forscht zu Bertha von Suttner und hat 2017 den ausgezeichneten Textband „Bertha von Suttner als Soziologin“ herausgegeben. Das Buch enthält ebenfalls alle sozilogisch relevanten Schriften von BvS, sowie eine vollständige Internationale Bibliographie der Sekundärliteratur, zusammengestellt von der LITHES Herausgeberin und BvS Expertin Beatrix Müller-Kampel, Graz, Austria. http://lithes.uni-graz.at/lithes/beitraege17_sonderbd_4/mueller-kampel_suttner_bibliographie.pdf ISS...
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Exploring Betty A. Reardon’s Perspective on Peace Education

Looking Back, Looking Forward Editors: Snauwaert, Dale T. The book offers an exploration of the work of Betty A. Reardon, a pioneer in education for peace and human rights  Betty A. Reardon (born 12 June 1929) is the founder and director of the Peace Education Center and Peace Education Graduate Degree Program at Teachers College, Columbia University. She is a leader in peace education and a scholar in human rights education at the primary and secondary levels. She is also consider...
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English reprint of Lay down your Arms!

The Glasgow University's Great War Project in 2018 resulted also in the re-print of the famous novel of Bertha von Suttner “Lay Down Your Arms!” Editor Dr Barbara Burns, Reader in German and Dean of Graduate Studies University of Glasgow, took the opportunity to reconsider and foreground the various facets of Bertha von Suttner’s achievements. Dr. Burns research took her to the Swarthmore College Peace Collection in Philadelphia, and she gave papers on Bertha von Suttner at several conferences a...
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Internship at Bvs Peace Institute closes with dinner

3 Interns who had followed in 2018 and 2019 a summer course at the Hague Academy came also for a mini-internship to the Bertha von Suttner Peace Institute to learn more about the beginnings of the PCA and the creation of Arbitration Societies in the late 19th century. Bertha von Suttner also considered  Arbitration as  an important means to prevent war. Tobias Asser was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1911 and affected a part of the prize money to the Academy, while the Carnegie En...
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