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Swords Into Ploughshares: The Ambivalent Role of the Arts and Religion in Building Peace

  • Course Dates: Wed 7 March 2018, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

In this illustrated presentation Professor Jolyon Mitchell from the University of Edinburgh will explore the role of different media arts in both inciting violence and promoting peace.

Drawing on examples from different parts of the world (including countries such as Israel-Palestine; Mozambique; Rwanda and the UK), Professor Mitchell will explore the ambiguous role of the arts and religion in building peace.

This lecture is free and open to all, advance booking required. To book email info@sarum.ac.uk or telephone 01722 424800.

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Wed 7 March 2018
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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Jolyon Mitchell is Professor of Communication, Arts and Religion at Edinburgh University. His work has focused on peace building, violence and arts in warfare.
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Free and open to all, advance booking required