Peace Museums Worldwide

The second edition of Peace Museums Worldwide is published in 1998, as part of the United Nations Publications on Peace series. The book describes 62 museums & museum projects in 16 countries. Contains texts by Vladimir Petrovsky, Ursula-Maria Ruser, Peter van den Dungen & Anatoly Ionesov. It was produced through a collaboration between the League […]

6-11 November 1998

3rd INMP Conference

Osaka & Kyoto, Japan – Japan became the undisputed pioneer of peace museums in the post-World War II era with the establishment in 1955 of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum. The third INMP conference was held in November 1998 in Osaka and Kyoto under the title, ‘Exhibiting peace: the […]

13 Nov 1998

Kochi City visit

Visitors to Grassroots House in Kochi City, after the 3rd INMP Conference in November 1998. Kochi Newspaper article from 14 November 1998 “Let’s strengthen the international network of peace museums: six peace activists visited the Grassroots House from abroad” Pictured are Piera and Giancarlo Caramellino from Italy, Joyce Smith from York Peace Center, Franz Deutsch, […]