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. She promoted the construction of the first German crematorium in Gotha and ordered in her will that her body be transferred to Gotha and burned there. The urn with its ashes is kept in the Columbarium in the crematorium Gotha Petra Keppler and Jos Verhoeff visited the famous columbarium during the summer of 2016  
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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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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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In memoriam Leny Durville The Hague *Dec 2nd 1922 + Dec 7th 2019

In September 2019, Leny Durville, 96 years old, was still “tempted “to participate in the presentation of the new Dutch version of “Die Waffen Nieder!” by Bertha von Suttner. It was a beautiful September afternoon celebration in the garden of the Peace Palace. But Leny was too fragile! A week later, On September 26th I saw her for the last time, presenting her the new edition of “De Wapens neer!” On this occasion, she gave me with a box full of documents, all relevant to the UN Resolution 1325 a...
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Ms Homeyra Karimivahed from ODVCW visited the Bertha von Suttner Peace Institute

On November 28th 2019, Ms Homeyra Karimivahed from ODVCW visited the Bertha von Suttner Peace Institute. Her association supports Survivors of Chemical weapon attacks in Iran. The ODVCW is a non-profit, non-governmental organization, which is dedicated to informing the international community and international organisations about the human tragedy in sardasht. http://www.ipb.org/countries/iran/
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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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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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