[evoz] Events this week

Hello activists:

Several events of interest are coming up:

1. Banning and Eliminating Nuclear Weapons: A Planetary Health Imperative,

Wed., Oct 31, 5-6pm, Patient Care Centre, Royal Jubilee Hospital, 1952 Bay St.

2. Yves Engler book launch, Left, Right Nov. 1, 7-9pm, UVic, Hickman 105

3. Overcoming the NDP's anti Palestinian History, Nov. 3, 11am-1pm, Cornett B111

1. Banning and Eliminating Nuclear Weapons: A Planetary Health Imperative

Dr. Tilman Ruff, Associate Professor at Nossal Centre for Global Health, University of Melbourne, Australia. Co-President, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, Nobel Peace Prize 1985. Founding chair of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) winners of 2018 Nobel Peace Prize.

*Free: Open to the public.

Sponsored by:

Physicians for Global Survival (IPPNW-Canada) and

Vancouver Island... Peace and Disarmament Network

2. Yves Engler, presentation and book launch, Left, Right, Marching to the Beat of Imperial Canada, Nov. 1, 7-9pm, UVic Hickman 105.

Left, Right details the left's failure over many decades to confront Canada's support of empire and promotion of corporate interests abroad. Join Yves for a presentation at the University of Victoria.

Sponsors: UVic Social Justice Studies, Council of Canadians, Central America Support Committee, Victoria Peace Coalition, Chile-Mapuche Solidarity, Women in Black, Vancouver Island Peace and Disarmament Network, Canadians Against Israeli Apartheid Victoria, Black Rose Books.

3. Overcoming the NDP's anti Palestinian History, Nov. 3, 11am-1pm, UVic, Cornett B111.

Yves Engler will offer a roadmap for those who oppose racism and colonialism to push the NDP into supporting the struggle of the Palestinian people. Discussion on action will follow.

Sponsors: UVic Social Justice Studies, The Olive Tree Group, UVic, and the Young Communist League


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