Missing from Your Curriculum? Author: Raymond G. Wilson Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on: 03/19/2007 Category: Comment My first teaching responsibilities began in 1959 in the physics course of an Illinois high school that had been the recipient of a federal grant with official U.S. Civil Defense radiation
Nuclear Dangers and Challenges to a New Nuclear Policy Author: David Krieger Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on: 01/04/2008 Category: Policy It is worthwhile asking the question: What are nuclear weapons? In some respects the answer to this question may seem obvious, but this is not necessarily the
David Krieger, President of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, comments on the continued threat of nuclear weapons 66 years after they were used to by the United States of America to destroy the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
August 1st marks the 69th anniversary of the Toyama air raid, one of the forgotten atrocities of the Second World War. In this article, Takuo Namisashi comments on the history and commemoration of the air raid on Toyama city.
To what extent can the memoryscapes of a city contribute to peace education? I argue that narratives both create and destroy the imaginaries of peace. The failure of peace museums to create an effective vision of peace reduces them to the level of historical museums. Using the framework of peace