Inspiration from Peace Movements Worldwide

AHIMSA and The Metta Center for Nonviolence Education present a Free Public Forum...

Taking stock of peace: Inspiration from Peace Movements Worldwide

Sunday, October 30, 2011


Berkeley Society of Friends - 2151 Vine St. in Berkeley

This special event launches the recent publication of Peace Movements Worldwide, a three-volume anthology with chapters covering insights and action from every continent with accounts of courageous and creative actions, ranging from the personal to the global.  

Co-editors, UC Emeriti professors and scholar activists, Marc Pilisuk and Michael Nagler will be joined by other contributors to read excerpts from their respective chapters and discuss their personal contribution to the global peace movement.  

Speakers include: Rabbi Michael Lerner ~ Daniel Ellsberg ~ Stephen Zunes ~ Kavita Ramdas ~ Mitch Hall ~ Cynthia Boaz ~ Peter Phillips ~ Mickey Huff ~ Cris Toffolo ~ Donald Rothberg ~ Melissa Anderson-Hinn ~ Angel Ryono ~ Gianina Pellegrini. Moderated by Bob Flax. 

There will be time for audience questions and comments.

The event is open to the public and FREE. Donations welcome. Wheelchair accessible. Due to limited seating, please come early.

For driving directions to 2151 Vine Street in Berkeley, California, please visit
Google Maps. To attend the event by public transportation, please take BART to the Downtown Berkeley station, transfer to the Northbound #18 AC Transit Bus, exit at Vine St./Shattuck Ave., and walk eastbound on Vine Street.

Click on a volume below to see its table of contents:

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Thanks so much, the PMW Team        
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Rebecca Joy Norlander,
Oct 2, 2011, 4:34 PM