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Peace & Planet – A Conversation with Jonathan King and Elaine Scarry
May 17, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm$75
(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
INVITE YOU TO A CONVERSATION WITH
Professor, Harvard University
Report on our organizing for PEACE & PLANET April 24-26, 2015 NYC and on our upcoming plans
Wine from non-nuclear-weapons countries & other refreshments
RSVP by May 14 to:
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Read more about the 2015 Peace & Planet march HERE
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.
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.