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History of peace movement in the spotlight

With conflict so often hitting the headlines, it is heartening to be reminded that over the last 100 years or so individuals, whether acting on their own or collectively, have consistently and often creatively campaigned against war and for peace. With this in mind, Ann Kramer, author of two books on conscientious objectors, went to see People Power: Fighting for Peace, an exhibition on peace campaigners at London’s Imperial War Museum.

Posted 19:20 Monday, Jul 24, 2017 In: Campaigns Tags: ann kramer Ban the Bomb Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament conscientious objectors David Gentleman Debbie Handy Fenner Brockway Greenham Common Kate Hudson Lindsey German Mark Rylance No More War peace movement Porton Down Protect and Survive Reginald Porcas Regional Seats of Government Spies for Peace Stop the War The War Game Tony Blair
Sussex Women by Ann Kramer

Sussex women by a Sussex woman

Local freelance writer invites you to An Evening with Ann Kramer: Sussex Women, including  biographies of 30 quite disparate women – from poets and activists through to explorers and philanthropists, all of whom are connected in some way with Sussex. HOT’s Zelly Restorick reports.

Posted 10:30 Monday, Jan 25, 2016 In: Literature Tags: ann kramer conscientious objectors De La Warr Pavilion female spies history of women in Sussex human rights Suffragettes Sussex Women Sussex Women by Ann Kramer women

The world is my country

Two local peace campaigners, Emily Johns and Gabriel Carlyle,have combined energies to create ‘The world is my country’, an insightful, thoroughly well-researched website and free workshop, celebrating the people and movements that opposed the First World War, writes HOT’s Zelly Restorick.

Posted 17:53 Tuesday, Jun 2, 2015 In: Hastings People Tags: Charlotte Despard conscientious objectors Emily Johns First World War Gabriel Carlyle Zelly Restorick
Conscientious Objectors of the First World War by Ann Kramer

Determined resistance

A member of Hastings Against War, Ann Kramer is a historian and non-fiction writer. As a freelance writer, she has written on many topics, from Victorians and women spies through to human rights and women’s experiences during the two world wars. Over the last three or four years, however, Ann has concentrated on researching into and writing about conscientious objectors. Her book Conscientious Objectors of the First World War: A Determined Resistance has just been published – and HOT’s Zelly Restorick asked her to tell us why this subject is so important to her. 

Posted 09:23 Wednesday, Nov 12, 2014 In: Literature Tags: A Determined Resistance ann kramer CND conscientious objectors First World War Peace Pledge Union Pen and Sword War and Peace Festival in Kent
Ann Kramer

Ann Kramer: local writer and historian

Local non-fiction writer Ann Kramer, commissioned by publishers to write on specialist subjects such as women in the world wars and, most recently, conscientious objectors, talks to HOT’s Xaverine Bates about making a living as a writer and the intricacies of researching and writing.

Posted 07:36 Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013 In: Literature Tags: ann kramer conscientious objectors non-fiction women wartime spies
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