The Peace events timetable today :
Tuesday 9.30 to11.30am at Netherhall VI Form Talk and discussion with students
1.15 to 4.30pm at Parkside VI Form Workshop with students
7.00pm at the University Arms Hotel Cambridge Charter Dinner
The dinner follows on from the great success of a similar event last year :
ROTARY CLUB OF CAMBRIDGE CHARTER NIGHT - GUEST EVENING
Tues 24th September 2013 6.30 for 7.00pm, University Arms Hotel, Cambridge
Theme - HUMAN RIGHTS.
This meeting included dinner (Black tie or lounge suit) and included a 15-minute presentation by each of our three speakers. This was followed by a Discussion.
Speakers - Professor Michael Langford, Rich Allison, Liesbeth ten Ham
Mike Langford will consider: what are human rights? on what are they based? are they inalienable?
Rich Allison will reflect on abuses against human rights.
Lisbeth ten Ham will present the perspective of Amnesty International.
Speaker Biographies :
Michael Langford is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Ethics, teaching part-time in the Faculty of Divinity Cambridge University. He studied philosophy at Oxford, where he was a pupil of both Isaiah Berlin and Stuart Hampshire, and gained his PhD in Philosophy at King's College, London. He was Chaplain to Queens' College,Cambridge (1959 - 1963), and Professor of Philosophy at The
Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada and subsequently Professor of Medical Ethics in the Medical School there (1967 - 1996).
Richelieu (Rich) Marcel Allison is a Rotary Peace Scholar (studying for a Masters degree) at
University of Bradford (one of 6 universities in the world which, collectively, offer 60 Rotary Peace
Scholarships each year). Rich was a victim of the conflict in his native Liberia, has since been involved in Human Right advocacy and peace building for the last 15 years. He founded the West African Youth Network to mobilize youth across West Africa to engage in activities relating to human rights, peace building, conflict resolution and youth empowerment. He participated in the Rotary Peace Program in Bangkok, Thailand in 2006.
Liesbeth ten Ham, originally from the Netherlands, is chair of Amnesty International Cambridge
The evening costs
more We are delighted to welcome our friends from the Rotary Club of Enschede Nord (Holland) for an exchange visit to Cambridge.
more The club agreed to send ï¿½1000 direct to Peace Scholar Rich Allison to support his work in Liberia combatting Ebola with basic hygiene equipment and education.
more Host Mike takes Philip to see the great memorial
more We are invited to visit Enschede April 2015 !
more A series of events concentrating on the theme of Peace and Conflict Resolution involving VIth Form students at 6 schools from in and around Cambridge.
more A filled Aquabox is donated to the club by Jodh Dhesi - Head of the Sixth Form on behalf of Parkside Community College.
more An auction in Cottenham to raise money for the Masai School at Naalarami, Tanzania. £5 entry (including refreshments).
more Peace Day - to raise awareness of Peace initiatives around the world and involve as many people as possible in promoting Peace locally, nationally and worldwide.
more An opportunity to meet the current team of international Peace Scholars studying at Bradford and to hear their stories after 15 months of focused study.
more Self-Help Kenya.
more An interesting talk.
more Members and wives enjoyed a Vietnamese meal at the Thanh Binh Restaurant, Magdalene Street Cambridge. There was the usual repartee and vibrant conversation.
more We were very pleased to be entertaining our visiting Rotarian friends and their wives from Netherlands.
more 7.00 for 7.30pm Dinner at Cambridge Regional College, Newmarket Road - with Argentinian theme meal and presentation by Argentinian student funded by British Council.
more The club's annual Dinner to celebrate International service and fellowship at Masa Mediterranean Restaurant High Street Sawston. 7.00 for 7.30 pm
more Five members attended this event hosted by Szeged Rotarians. (South Cambridge helped Szeged Rotary Club to re-start in 1992 after the end of the Communist period).
more The annual International Dinner at the new restaurant The Park@cambridge Regional College.
more A party of 13 were hosted and entertained to tours of the University and Ely Cathedral.
more The Annual International Dinner was held at the polish Polonia Club, Chesterton Road, Cambridge. An opportunity for members, partners and guests to enjoy a 'new' cuisine and a talk. (This replaced the usual weekly meeting at the University Arms Hotel).
more Rotarian Ron Febrey - Rotary Club of Arusha Golden Sunrise, Tanzania - the delights and problems of supporting the school building project. Speaker host S Franklin
more Steve King-Underwood visited the School in May 2012 with Nik Percival. "To say the trip was life changing is no exaggeration and .... a very humbling experience." Speaker host B Sadler.
more Steve King-Underwood to tell us about his recent visit to our school project in Naalarami, Tanzania. Speaker Host-David Adamson ,General Host-C Brown, Cashier-J Cooper.
back The International projects and activities are co-ordinated within the Projects committee.