Pierre Laplante and Joseph Levy, editors, La Paix: Nouvelles Avenues, éditions du Meridien, 1980 rue Sherbrooke ouest, bureau 1000, Montreal H3H 1E8, 1987. Papers delivered at a colloquium sponsored by the World Council of Religions for Peace and Science for Peace by Michel Beaudoin, Rychard Brulê, Paul Cappon, Charles-Phillipe David, Jean-Pierre Derriennic, Louise Gagné, Daniel … Read more Bookshelf
Five Canadians: Jeffrey Simpson(Globe & Mail Ottawa columnist), Joel Sokolsky (Assistant poli-sci prof at Royal Military College Kingston),John Lamb (director Cdn Centre for Arms Control and Disarmament), Steve Shallhorn (Greenpeace Ottawa), and William Epstein (formerly director of disarmament in the UN Secretariat,now at UNITAR), discuss the Defence Dept. White Paper in the October issue of … Read more Canadian Defence
George Spiegelman, on sabbatical from UBC, is “doing my other career research here at Scripps Research Clinic” (Division of Cell Biology)and promises to “file reports to the Bulletin”. Luis Sobrino takes over as BC Chapter chair. Address: Dept of Physics, UBC. (604)228-3647. Colin Bell (now at Acadia U) turned over his duties to Vera Webb, … Read more Newsworthy
I am editor of the Ottawa Peace Calendar. My husband and I are members of Science for Peace and thus receive your excellent newsletter, quotations from which I hope to include in our newspaper. I met Eric Fawcett at the Fate of the Earth Conference in Ottawa a year ago. I am impressed and encouraged … Read more Letters
“Brain Trusts” became fashionable during the Franklin Roosevelt regime in the U.S. before and during World War II. “Think Tanks” have become an important part of the intellectual scenery in every country of the globe since then. An internationally sponsored think tank concerned with global problems has been the Int’l Inst. of Applied Systems Analysis … Read more A UN 'Brain Trust"?
Mrs. Davis and I spent the past year working with graduate students at Addis Ababa University in a CIDA-sponsored project coordinated by the Dept. of Biology, U of Waterloo. The newcomer from the West is struck by the huge slogan over the roof of the luxurious Hilton Hotel: “Peace, Solidarity And Friendship” and to learn … Read more On Three Continents
From opening remarks at the 12-13 September Conference of Research and Education Directors Never since the cold war began forty years ago have the opportunities been more favorable for those who seek to apply science and technology to peaceful uses. Since the new leadership in the Soviet Union have come up with a new set … Read more President's Corner