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Beyond the World of War

Peadar King and Clare Daly MEP


Date: Saturday March 28th
Venue: dlr LexIcon Project Room, Level 3
Time: 2pm
Cost: €15 / €12
Age: Adult


Peadar King has, since 2004, filmed the RTÉ Television Series What in the World? in over fifty countries across Africa, Asia and The Americas. In his new book Beyond the World of War, he focuses on war and its consequences, examining the context of war, the military industrial complex, the colonial legacy and the economic dividend of war. Peadar will explore and expand upon some of the human stories he has encountered along the way, with Clare Daly MEP who wrote the foreword for the book. Accompanying publication of the book is an Irish Aid supported exhibition of images that capture the people and places visited by the What in the World? programme over the years.

For well over a decade Peadar King has produced numerous documentaries on a range of human rights issues. As producer/presenter of the RTÉ 'What in the World?' series, he has to date worked in almost fifty countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America. He is a regular contributor to RTÉ Radio 1's 'World Report' and is the author of What in the World? Political Travels in Africa, Asia and Latin America (The Liffey Press, 2013).

Clare Daly is an Irish politician who has been a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the Dublin constituency since July 2019. She is a member of Independents 4 Change, part of the European United Left–Nordic Green Left. She served as a Teachta Dála (TD) from 2011 to 2019.



L: Peadar King R: Clare Daly