Calendar

UC-S4P Lectures: West Hall, Univ. College, U of T, at 8 p.m.

  • Jan 23 – Kenneth Hare (Trinity College, U of T);
  • Feb. 28 – Henry Wiseman (Guelph Univ.);
  • Mar. 25 – Noam Chomsky (USA).

HILLCREST FOR PEACE (Toronto) starts a seminar series in January with a discussion led by U of T Economist Mel Watkins on “Disarmament and Economic Conversion”. January 15th, 8 p.m. at the Wychwood Library.

The Science for Peace preparatory group will meet in Croft Chapter House at the University of Toronto on January 16, at 8 p.m., for its continuing discussion of Canadian Peace Initiatives and to prepare a brief to the government on defence and foreign policy. Prof. Michael Lanphier, of York University, will table a paper for discussion.

Science for Peace, together with the York Programme in Strategic Studies, is sponsoring a conference on European Security Requirements and the MBFR Talks, at University College, University of Toronto, May 6-7, 1985. Many of the participants will be experts on particular aspects of European Security and/or European Defence, including alternative defence.

Help is needed in organizing the second and third mailings (some one familiar with computers and word processors would be especially useful) and in the preparation of bibliographies and background papers. Contact Derek Paul (416) 978-2971.

There will be three more seminars at York University during the winter term of the Peace in the Nuclear Age series (organized by Michael Lanphier):

  • Jan.16 – Non-military defence; different roads, same models. Theodore Olson (Social Science)
  • Feb. 6 – Strategic studies and peace research; contrasting perspectives and assumptions. Jim MacIntosh(Strategic Studies)
  • Mar. 6 – Scientific organization and the struggle for peace. Lee Lorch (Mathematics)

A “Nuclear Winter Evening” will be held on Thursday, February 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Science Lounge (1/313) at Brock University, St. Catherines, Ont. Included in the programme are a Carl Sagan film, a slide-tape show and a panel discussion.

Call for papers by CPREA for annual conference at the University of Montreal June 2-4, 1985, along with other Learned Societies. Papers should deal with peace studies and peace education. Deadline is 10 January for title submission, 200 word abstract and personal vitae. Send to Prof. M.V. Naidu, Dept. of Political Science, Brandon University, Brandon, Manitoba R7A 6A9.