Vic

Militarisation: Guam and Pacific

Event Date: 
Sat, 14/06/2008 - 13:00 - 17:00
Location: 
Melbourne

Workshop and panel discussions with Chamoru activists from Guahan (Guam). Lisa Natividad and Julian Aguon are campaigning against new US military bases, and for indigenous self-determination for their Micronesian island. The workshop will include panels, presentations and action planning on US bases and militarisation in Australia, Japan and the Pacific.

MAPW briefing: Reports from Afghanistan, India

Event Date: 
Tue, 13/05/2008 - 19:00 - 20:15
Location: 
Melbourne

MAPW Victorian Branch hosts two guest speakers to report back from recent trips abroad.

Medical student Ashraf Tokhi will speak about a recent family visit to Kabul, Afghanistan, and the impact of conflict on every-day life. With pictures.

Film: Japan's Peace Constitution

Event Date: 
Fri, 18/04/2008 - 19:00 - 21:00
Location: 
Melbourne

This documentary film explores the origins of the Japanese Constitution, focusing on the significance of its peace clauses, featuring 12 interviews with leading thinkers including Noam Chomsky, Beate Sirota Gordon and John Dower. Presented by Japanese for Peace.

Farewell for Dr Hadia Mukhtar

Event Date: 
Tue, 22/04/2008 - 19:30 - 22:00
Location: 
Melbourne

Active MAPW member Dr Hadia Mukhtar is moving to Sydney. MAPW Victoria is hosting a farewell dinner for Hadia on Tuesday 22 April. 

 Hadia has been an enthusiastic and active Victorian branch member, across the board from fundraising to policy and campaigning, and plans to continue her involvement in NSW.

Haneef — the interrogation

Event Date: 
Tue, 15/04/2008 (All day) - Sat, 03/05/2008 (All day)
Location: 
Melbourne

From Director Gorkem Acoroglu and writer Graham Pitts.

Alternative Anzac Day

Event Date: 
Fri, 25/04/2008 - 10:30 - 12:00
Location: 
Melbourne

The Alternative Anzac Day began with a group of Essendon and Collingwood supporters opposing the militarisation of the Anzac day football match. This year, they are hosting a public commemoration before the game. MAPW is on the list of speakers making a brief contribution.

Venue: Unitarian Peace Memorial Church, 110 Grey St, East Melbourne

Time: 10.30am

Piano Recital: Macedon

Event Date: 
Sat, 24/05/2008 - 14:30 - 17:00
Location: 
Macedon (Victoria)

Dr Robert Schmidli returns to present another piano recital in Macedon for the Medical Association for the Prevention of War.

Piano recital: Dr Robert Schmidli

Event Date: 
Sun, 25/05/2008 - 15:00 - 17:30
Location: 
Melbourne

Dr Robert Schmidli returns to present another piano recital for the Medical Association for the Prevention of War.

MAPW Victorian Committee

Event Date: 
Tue, 08/04/2008 - 18:30 - 19:45
Location: 
161 Barry St, Carlton

Regular planning meeting for Victorian branch activities and campaigns. All members welcome: 8344 1637.

Dialogue: the solution to conflict - Lebanon

Event Date: 
Sun, 09/03/2008 - 15:00 - 16:30
Location: 
Melbourne

Lebanon again finds itself the proxy battleground for regional conflicts and disagreement. Can dialogue and inter-religious harmony offer an alternative to military conflict?

Public forum organised by United Australian Lebanese Movement, with Pax Christi.  

Speakers:

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