Opposition to WW1 and Conscientious Objectors in Wales

Wales for Peace

02/03/2016 4:30pm - 02/03/2016 6:30am

Talk Lecture

International Politics Department
Aberystwyth University
SY23 3FE

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Who, and how many people, opposed the First World War in Wales? Who were the conscientious objectors leading the opposition? And what parallels can be drawn with conflicts today?
A revealing and informative Public Lecture on ‘Conscientious Objectors and Opposition to WW1 in Wales’ will be delivered by, former BBC Wales Head of News and Current Affairs, Aled Eirug at 4:30pm on 2nd of March 2016, at Aberystwyth University’s International Politics Department.
The lecture will be delivered in Welsh, with simultaneous translation into English.
The lecture is organised by Wales for Peace and hosted by the International Politics Department at Aberystwyth University. This is the second in the series of Wednesday lectures to coincide with the Book of Remembrance exhibition at the National Library in Aberystwyth.

All welcome!
Tickets are free and registration is possible in advance to save time and save a seat:,

Or your free ticket can be collected on the night at the venue. For more information contact Hanna Huws on 01248 672104, or email