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One World Week 2003 Timetable

One World Week
February 2003

Final timetable of events

Date Event Time
Saturday 8th OWW Don't Look Away Day, with People & Planet, Amnesty, Free Tibet, Oxfam, CamSAW, and with samba from Arcoiris. Contact frm24 [] day
CU Italian Society: 'Italy - the cradle of Protestantism!', talk by Richard Newbury, historian and journalist. Nihon Room, Pembroke College. 5pm
CU Thai Society: Thai Night, at Parkside Community College. Formal four-course Thai meal, then entertainment ranging from Thai dancing to boxing! Dress code: Black-Tie. CUTS members 15, students 17, non-students 19. For tickets, contact [], or fill in the online booking form, or send a cheque (payable to 'Cambridge University Thai Society'), including your address, to: Helen Khumthong, St Catharine's College. 7 - 10:30pm
OWW Rich/Poor Dinner (formal) at St Catherine's College, with speaker Margaret Wright, Principal Speaker of the Green Party. Tickets 6.50, all profits to charity. contact 7:30pm
CU Slavonic Society and Madhouse present 2 plays at the ADC theatre, Tickets 4-7:
- 'The Government Inspector' (Gogol). Classic Russian satire on bourgeoisie neurosis , giving new meaning to the word 'corruption'. IN ENGLISH.
- 'Ulichenaya Lastochka' (Nina Sadur). When Allochka returns from a mental hospital, she is confronted by people she doesn't recognise claiming to be her husband and daughter. The only person she believes is Daria, who holds power over everyone and who can't seem to stick to one version of the truth. IN RUSSIAN.
Sunday 9th CamPeace: 'What Kind of World Order?' A day of discussion and reflection on the world in the 21st century.
11am First public showing in UK of 'Hidden Wars of Desert Storm', documentary deconstructing the official version of the first Gulf war’.
2-5pm Forum: What Kind of World Order?  With Phil Mitcheson, Socialist Appeal Editorial Board: 'A Socialist World Order'; Peter Cavanagh, Cambridge Programme for Security in International Society: 'A sceptical view'; Tim Winter, Faculty of Divinity: 'An Islamic Perspective'; Prof. Bob Rowthorn, Faculty of Economics: 'US Hegemony and its implications for world order'.
McCrum Lecture Theatre, Corpus Chr
isti College, contact []
OWW Political Forum with Cambridge Forum: panel debate on 'Europe as a superpower'. Keynes Hall, King's College.
Including: Andrew Duff (Liberal Democrat MEP), Margaret Wright (Principle Speaker, Green Party), Graham Stuart (2001 Conservative candidate for Cambridge), Sam Caldwell (Socialist Worker Student Society), Henri Muirison (CU Labour Club). Contact leb36
Monday 10th CU Baha'i Society sponsors lunch time multi-faith devotional, Prayers for Peace, daily during OWW (Mon-Fri). Latimer Room, Clare College. Devotional from 12:30 to 1pm. Lunch from 1 - 1:30pm. Light Lunch Provided. The themes are: Mon: Peace, Tue: Unity, Wed: Friendship, Thurs: Equality, Fri: Love. Contact mqa20 [] 12:30pm
OWW Religions of the World Fair: stalls then panel debate, Old Common Room, Trinity College.
Including: CU Baha'i Society, CU Jewish Society, CU Ahmadiyya Muslim Soc, Fusion, Choose Life, Christian Graduate Society, CU Buddhist Society, CU Hindu Cultural Society, CU Islamic Society, CU Methodist Society. Contact cmh70 []
Talk: 'Coercive Population Control in China' by Martin Foley, lawyer & parliamentary researcher, who has written briefings and speeches on this matter in Parliament. Fisher Hall (opposite Coco's nightclub). 7:30pm
No Sweat: group campaigning against sweatshops. Chetwynd Room, King's College, contact rd284


OWW Global Village, Queen's Building, Emmanuel College. A cultural showcase to foster awareness and appreciation of the cultural diversity of the students of Cambridge. Song, dance, poetry, food and more! 2 including free dance workshops during the interval. Delicious food from around the world also available during the interval. Including: CU Thai Society, CU Central European Society, CU Bangla Society, CU Palestine Society, CUSU International, Black and Asian Caucus, St John's Japanese Society, CU Arab Society. Contact jtel2 8:30pm
Tuesday 11th CU Baha'i Society: Unity (see Monday) 12:30pm
Clare Hall Film Club with CU Mexican Society: one-evening festival of Mexican short films by Juan Solari and Isi Sarfati. Juan Solari will participate in a Q&A session afterwards. Anthony Low Building, Clare Hall College. Contact tb236 8pm
RAG Blind Date, part of One World Week.  Pull for charity in Cambridge's biggest ever night of passion! evening
Wednesday 12th CU Baha'i Society: Friendship (see Monday) 12:30pm
GlobalEyes Festival: Giving voice to unheard stories of resistance from around the world through film and theatre. Bateman Auditorium, Gonville & Caius College. Contact sm463 5:15pm
'Globalise This' Tour Event: Daniel Correa, National Coordinating Committee MST, landless movement, Brazil; Soheir Morsy, Cairo Conference & Campaign to Confront US Aggression, Egypt; Antonino Campenni, Cobas and arrested Social Forum Activist, Italy. Contact: dhm26 7pm
CU Ahmadiyya Muslim Society: 'Justice, Kindness and Kinship - The Principles of Peace', by Maulana Ataul Majeeb Rashid, Imam of the Fazl Mosque, London. Old Library, Pembroke College. To attend, email [] 7:15pm
Churchill MCR Film Society: 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge' (Bollywood, 1995). 'DDLJ' broke all records, winning worldwide acclaim and spending 6 years on Indian screens. A modern classic of the genre, it's not to be missed!  Wolfson Hall, Churchill College
CU Choose Life Society public lecture: 'The Individual, The Earth and Society are One', by Robert Samuels, General Director of SGI-UK - Buddhist perspectives on the oneness of the individual and the environment.  Seating starts 7:30, Lloyd Room, Christ's College. Contact 8pm
STAR: 'Refugees and asylum in Britain', panel discussion on the asylum system in Britain. Speakers include Imran Hussain, Refugee Council Parliamentary Liason Officer, and Patrick Barkham, journalist for The Times. Trinity Hall lecture theatre, contact jlg35 [] 8pm
Thursday 13th The Works - A World of Alternatives: the alternative careers fair.  The Works exists to promote understanding of and the exchange of information related to working in a wide range of areas where profit is not the only priority (or indeed not on the agenda at all).  Examination Halls on the New Museums Site, Downing Street. For full details of all organisations involved: and follow the 'alternative' link. 12 - 6pm
CU Baha'i Society: Equality (see Monday - note changed venue: Thirkill Room, Clare College) 12:30pm
CamFed: 'HID/AIDS and Education in Africa' - a talk and discussion. Winstanley Hall, Trinity College. Free Entry, contact or visit 5:15pm
Cambridge Union Society OWW Debate: 'This House Believes Globalisation is Destroying Indigenous Culture'. Union Society Chamber,  Open to all. 8pm
Robinson College Film Society: 'Wo De Fu Qin Mu Qin' (The Road Home), Yimou Zhang's award-winning love story set in recent history China. Robinson College Auditorium, admission 2 - all proceedings donated to charity. 9:30pm
Christ's College Film Society: 'Scent of Green Papaya', (1993). Moving romantic Vietnamese drama with beautiful cinematography. New Court Theatre, Christ's College 10pm
Friday 14th CU Baha'i Society: Love (see Monday) 12:30pm
Women in Black: Silent vigil against war with Iraq and for a just peace for the Palestinians. Market Square, all women welcome, please wear black. WIB is an international network of women opposed to war, violence and human rights abuses, in all parts of the world.  It was founded in 1988 by Israeli women protesting against the occupation of Palestinian land. 1-2pm
Anne Campbell, MP for Cambridge, will give an open surgery on international issues.  Chetwynd Room, King's College. 3pm
OWW Freedom!   What is 'freedom'?  Different societies tackle this question from their own viewpoints.
With CU Amnesty International, CU Free Tibet, CU Palestine Society, Kolot Shalom, CASI, Beth Brocket from Burma Campaign UK, plus a speaker from Chechnia. McCrum Lecture Theatre, Corpus Christi College, contact afr24 []

Saturday 15th

CamSAW away day - International Demonstration: No War On Iraq. Meet at Embankment, London. Organised by the Stop the War Coalition, CND and the Muslim Association of Britain.  Followed by (optional) mass sit-down in Piccadilly Circus, meeting 5pm, Green Park, near Green Park tube. Organised by Arrow. Contact [] for 5 bus from Cambridge. 12 noon
CU Bangla Society: WaterAid Charity Dinner, St Andrew's Church Hall opposite Emmanuel College. Contact nfc20 [] 7pm
OWW Club Solar at King's College.  The Amazing finale to OWW is not to be missed, with:
Main Bar hosted by DJ's Steve (Black Wax) and Seb (Fez); Rich Rich (atmm's); Ska Dust/The Boogaloo Band, DJ Solar; Drumm&Bass - Life4Land sound system; Funk/Soul/Ska - Stretch Taylor, Chu Nah Mi; World - Acoiris samba band, Steel Band, Japanese Dance; Hip Hop - Hobbit, Chris Groove. Plus Face Painting, Dancers, Ethnic food, and more.
10, 9 Kings, 10 door, contact [] for advance ticket reservations.
9pm - 2am
Sunday 16th CU Central European Society: 'Jewish Contribution to Central European Culture'. Literary evening, evoking the sounds, images and ideas of this unique cultural blend by readings of poetry and prose written by Jewish authors in different languages, including Polish, Hungarian, German, Jiddish and Hebrew (in original and English translation). Green Parlour, Gonville & Caius College. Contact 6pm