National Teach-IN: Stop the War in Ukraine

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Join speakers from across the anti-war and peace movement for this Stop the War Coalition Scotland national teach-in.

On 16 April Stop the War Scotland will hold a national teach-in at Scottish Youth Theatre, to discuss the war in Ukraine, global escalation and the consequences in Scotland.

Speakers include:

  • Isobel Lindsay, Scottish SND
  • Lindsey German, Convenor of Stop the War Coalition
  • Vijay Prashad, Executive Director of the Tricontinental Institute for Social Research
  • Bill Ramsay, SNP CND Group
  • Pinar Aksu, Refugee rights campaigner
  • Rob Ferguson, Stop the War Coalition Steering Group
  • Professor Radhika Desai, Director, Geopolitical Economy Research Group, University of Manitoba
  • Vladimir Unkovski-Korica, Lecturer in Central & East European Studies at Glasgow University
  • Russian Peacebuilding Initiative Group
  • Speaker from the Ukrainian peace movement
  • Anja Ilic, Serbian based activist with Marks21
  • Mohammad Asif, Scottish Afghan Human Rights Foundation

Many more TBA.


12- 12:45pm | Opening Rally

Building an international anti-war movement in an era of crisis

12:45-2pm | Workshops Round 1

  • Understanding imperialism today: War and the global state system
  • Resisting Putin: The rise of the Russian anti-war movement
  • A brief history of NATO: Where it comes from and where it’s going

2-2:30pm | Break

2:30 – 3:15 | Workshops Round 2

  • Workers united: Oligarchs, the cost of living crisis and war
  • Scotland, Trident, and NATO: Building the movement at home
  • From Afghanistan and Iraq to Yemen and Ukraine: Why we say refugees are welcome

3:15-4pm | Closing plenary

Stop the War Coalition Scotland: The Next steps

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