Leonard Woolf Society Symposium, 2014

Date(s) - 24/05/2014
10:30 am - 5:00 pm

Location: The Keep

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LWP25Leonard Woolf, the League of Nations and Peace between the  Wars

The principal speaker : Dr Peter Wilson of the London School of Economics and Political Science, author of The International Theory of Leonard Woolf : a Study in Twentieth-Century Idealism


10.30-11 am Registration
11-11.15 am Dr Suren Paul [Chair]. Welcome
11.15-12 pm Dr Shihan de Silva (Institute of Commonwealth Studies). The Village in the Jungle: Cultural Confluence and Conflict
12-1 pm Dr Peter Wilson (LSE) Keynote Lecture. Leonard Woolf, the League of Nations and Peace between the Wars

1-1.30 pm Lunch Break

1.30-2 pm William Clarance (Institute of Commonwealth Studies). One Hundred Years After in Leonard Woolf Country – a UN Fieldworker’s Appreciation of his Work for Peace
2-2.30 pm Ruth Allaun & Dr Jane Russell Leonard Woolf’s Political Vision (with special reference to his views on war and peace)
2.30-3 pm Dr Anne Byrne (National University of Galway, Ireland) Writing to Nancy, writing to Leonard (1943-1968)

3-3.30 pm Tea Break

3.30-4 pm Fiona Courage (The Keep). A Lifetime in Boxes
4-4.15pm Pramila Muthiah (Independent Scholar). A poem by Leonard Woolf
4.15-4.30pm Nathan Sivasambu (Leonard Woolf Society), Leonard Woolf in Colombo in February 1960
4.30-5pm Rohan De Saram – An Improvisation on the Cello

Free admission. Please bring your own packed lunch.

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