Causes of war

Afghanistan invasion anniversary action

Event Date: 
Mon, 12/10/2009 - 12:00
Location: 
Melbourne

This event is now going to be at 12.00 on the Saturday following the invasion anniversary.

Sue Bolton will have the latest details: 0413 377 978

Neuroscience and social change: are we rational beings? Prof Fred Mendelsohn, 2009

Neuroscience and social change: are we rational beings? was the title of the talk given by Professor Fred Mendelsohn AO, at the MAPW Annual National Council dinner on 20 August 2009.

Peace rally: Star Hotel anniversary

Event Date: 
Sat, 19/09/2009 - 12:00 - 17:00
Location: 
Newcastle

Arthaus Newcastle is presenting a peace rally commemorating the infamous Star Hotel riots which took place 30 years ago.

The rally is raising awareness of UN International Day of Peace, which is on 21 September 2009.

Stalls with peace information, musical performances, art, speeches and comedy will be presented.

MAPW fundraiser with pianist Robert Schmidli

Event Date: 
Sun, 04/10/2009 - 14:30 - 16:30
Location: 
Melbourne

Our Canberra member and accomplished pianist Dr Robert Schmidli will be performing again in two MAPW fundraisers in Victoria.

The Melbourne concert will take place:

  • Sunday 4 October at Chrysalis Gallery, 179 Gipps St, East Melbourne,
    2.30-4.30pm. 

Program:

Beethoven: Sonata

Afghanistan forum

Event Date: 
Sun, 18/10/2009 - 14:00 - 17:00
Location: 
Melbourne

A public forum organised by Pax Christi to debate the issues of Afhanistan's misplaced refugees.

More details closer to the event.

  • When: Sunday 18 October, 2-5pm
  • Where: Centre for Theology & Ministry, 1 Morrison Close (the lane between Ormond and St Hilda's Colleges), Parkville

Meeting: Troops out of Afghanistan

Event Date: 
Tue, 18/08/2009 - 18:30
Location: 
Melbourne

A meeting to begin calling for Australian troops to be withdrawn from Afghanistan.The Australian and US governments are increasing military intervention in Afghanistan, extending the war into Pakistan

  • When: Tuesday 18 August, 6.30pm
  • Where: Evatt Room, Trades Hall
  • Contact: Sue 0413-377-978 or Tony 0409-709-960

 

Forum: West Papua - the costs of militarism

Event Date: 
Fri, 28/08/2009 - 18:00 - 20:00
Location: 
Melbourne

We will be joined by Septer Manufandu, who has worked on human rights, and as a forestry graduate, the environment.

Informal meal from 6pm. Contact nancy [dot] atkin [at] mapw [dot] org [dot] au or 8344 1637 for bookings.

Hiroshima Day: vigil

Event Date: 
Thu, 06/08/2009 (All day)
Location: 
Melbourne

Mark this early morning vigil, organised by MAPW and partners, in your diary.

MAPW response, Community Consultation report, Defence White Paper: updated June 2009

MAPW took seriously the offer to participated in the Defence Department's Community Consultation leading up to the 2009 Defence White Paper.

Vietnam conscript speaks

Event Date: 
Thu, 28/05/2009 - 11:00
Location: 
Melbourne

Vietnam conscript speaks

Barry Heard was a Vietnam conscript who has written about his experiences before and after the war, including post traumatic stress and the struggle to resume civilian life. His book is “Well done those men”. He speaks at the Shrine.

This event is promoted as of interest to secondary students.

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