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Peace & Planet – A Conversation with Jonathan King and Elaine Scarry

Sun May 17, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

Peace & Planet, New York, 2015

(Featured Above; Peace & Planet march, NYC 2015)

Prasannan Parthasarathi, Juliet Schor, Susan Davidoff, Joan Ecklein, Shelagh Foreman, Burt Glass, Eva Moseley, Guntram Mueller, Mark & Pauline Solomon, & Nancy Wrenn



Jonathan King  

 Professor, MIT    


Elaine Scarry 

Professor, Harvard University

Report on our organizing for PEACE & PLANET April 24-26, 2015 NYC and on our upcoming plans

Peace+PlanetNewLogo.269Brief Closing Remarks by Bernard Lown; Recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (1985)

Wine from non-nuclear-weapons countries & other refreshments

RSVP by May 14 to:

info@masspeaceaction.org / (617) 354-2169`

      Suggested $75 donation per person 

Read more about the 2015 Peace & Planet march HERE


JonKing.150hAbout Jonathan King

Jonathan King is professor of molecular biology at MIT, the author of over 250 scientific papers, and a specialist in protein folding. He founded the Jobs with Peace campaign in the 1980s and now chairs Massachusetts Peace Action’s Nuclear Weapons Abolition working group. He is also an officer of the Cambridge Residents Alliance and of Citizens for Public Schools.

ElaineScarry.150hAbout Elaine Scarry

Elaine Scarry, a professor of English and American literature, is Walter M. Cabot Professor of Aesthetics and the General Theory of Value at Harvard University. She is the author of eight books, most recently Thermonuclear Monarchy: Choosing Between Democracy and Doom. In it, she contends that nuclear weapons eliminate the citizenry and the legislature from the sphere of decision-making about war.

About Bernard Lown


Bernard Lown is Professor of Cardiology Emeritus at the Harvard School of Public Health, and is the original developer of the DC defibrillator as well as other key cardiac care innovations. He co-founded International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War in 1980 with Soviet cardiologist Dr. Yevgeny Chazov, and accepted the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of the organization in 1985.


Sun May 17, 2015
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT


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