Rosemary Bechler

Rosemary Bechler, after completing her Cambridge doctorate on villain heroes from Milton to Byron, worked as a university teacher, in political journalism and in the peace movement, becoming the Chair of the National Peace Council in 1995-6. In 2000, she co-founded Peaceworkers UK, later absorbed into International Alert as its training wing, and joined the team piloting openDemocracy. She was an early European and international editor, edited the book of the Convention on Modern Liberty: The British Debate on Fundamental Rights and Freedoms (Imprint academic 2010) and was openDemocracy Editor until Magnus Nome was appointed Editor in Chief in 2012. She edits Can Europe Make It?, has recently co-edited with David Adler, DiEM25’s A Vision for Europe, (Eris, second edition, 2020), and is a qualified lead facilitator in Stafford Beer’s Team Syntegrity – a cybernetic protocol for non-hierarchical conferencing. 

Audio available Bookmark Check Language Close Comments Download Facebook Link Email Newsletter Newsletter Play Print Share Twitter Youtube Search Instagram WhatsApp yourData