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June 2018

Sindiso Mnisi Weeks: Access to Justice and Human Security: Cultural Contradictions in Rural South Africa

Thursday, June 21, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States
Free – $10

For rural South Africans, the most feasible access to justice lies in traditional mechanisms. These mechanisms are associated with restorative justice, reconciliation, and harmony. Yet historical conditions and contemporary pressures have strained these mechanisms' ability to deliver these high ideals. Sharing research from her new book, NH resident and UMass/Boston Assistant Professor Sindiso Mnisi Weeks explores how human insecurity, low cooperation between traditional and state authorities, and profoundly gendered social relations and distrust create an environment in which violence is…

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November 2018

Honoring Our Veterans and Their Contributions toward Peace in Our World

Thursday, November 8, 2018 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States

Sponsored by American Legion Cheney-Armstrong Post #5 and Cathedral of the Pines Please join veterans, supporters and friends at the Mariposa Museum for a special evening honoring veterans. Special guests will include Cheney-Armstrong Post #5 Member Dick Dunning of Peterborough, as well as organizers and contributors to the Big Book: Pages for Peace exhibit, currently on display at the Mariposa in Peterborough. The Big Book includes a chapter with letters and artwork from veterans and their families. The last two…

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March 2019

Border Awareness Experience in El Paso

Thursday, March 14 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States

Marjorie Margolis will lead a conversation at Mariposa about her recent volunteer experience with Annunciation House in El Paso, Texas, on the U.S./Mexico border. Marjorie, a retired teacher, spent time at Annunciation House with migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. Annunciation House has provided support to migrant, homeless, and economically vulnerable peoples of the border since its founding in 1978. Annunciation House developed the Border Awareness Experience (BAE) in the early 1990s to facilitate face-to-face encounters between participants and people and…

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Windows on the World: Iran with Joyce and Don Healy

Friday, March 22 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States

What is it like for Americans in Iran today? Joyce and Don Healy traveled there for three weeks last spring, including the day the President announced that the U.S. was pulling out of the Iran nuclear treaty. Come hear about and see photos of Joyce and Don's experiences on this trip. Admission: Free for Mariposa members, regular admission ($8 adults, $6 seniors) for others.

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“Ask a Muslim Anything” with Robert Azzi

Friday, March 29 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States

Robert Azzi will present his popular program "Ask a Muslim Anything" at the Mariposa on March 29 at 7pm. Azzi lives in Exeter, New Hampshire. In recent years, Azzi has traveled throughout New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts and Maine at the invitation of local communities to speak about his life, what it’s like to be Muslim in America, how he came to convert to Islam, about the religion of Islam and its history – especially in America – and about the…

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April 2019

Film and Guest Speaker: International Peacemaker Padraig O’Malley

Saturday, April 6 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States

6pm: Film screening of The Peacemaker, a New York Times Critics' Pick and multi-award winning film about the life and work of international peacemaker Padraig O'Malley. 7:30pm: Guest talk by Padraig O'Malley, founding director of the Global Alliance of Muslims for Equality (GAME Initiative), keynoting the Mariposa's currently running exhibit about GAME.   Film Details: A NY Times Critics' Pick and multi-award winning film, THE PEACEMAKER is an intimate portrait of international peacemaker Padraig O'Malley - who helps make peace…

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May 2019

Standing Up to Hate – Panel Discussion

Wednesday, May 8 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mariposa Museum & World Culture Center, 26 Main Street
Peterborough,NH03458United States

"Standing Up To Hate" will bring four special guests to Mariposa to help us understand hate crimes in NH and how we can best respond to them. Elizabeth Lahey, director of the Civil Rights Unit at the NH Department of Justice, will address the incidence of hate crimes in our state. Devon Chaffee, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union in NH, will speak to issues of free speech and hate speech. Maggie Fogarty of the American Friends Service…

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