Melissa Parkes, Federal member for Fremantle, spoke in March, 2015, at an MAPW forum organised by the Western Australian branch on Australia’s commemoration of the centenary of World War 1. She described the tendency to romanticise war in this commemoration, and the important alternative of thinking in terms of prevention.
Breakfast and launch of the Gandhian Library and Borderlands Centre for Nonviolence. Introduction by Prof. Joseph Camilleri on the life and work of the late Vin D’Cruz whose books on Gandhi were the seeds for this library and centre. Assoc. Prof.