Ending mass violence and poverty in our time: Pathways to creating a peaceful and thriving planet

The Hidden Structure of Violence

The Hidden Structure of Violence

A book launch with Professor Marc Pilisuk, PhD and a panel discussion on Ending War and Poverty.

Co-sponsored by the Democratic World Federalists and Saybrook University, please join us Monday September 21st from 6:00-8:00 pm for an exciting evening of community, networking, the launch of Marc Pilisuk’s book, The Hidden Structure of Violence, and a panel discussion on topics of transforming violence, and ending war and poverty. (September 21st is also International World Peace Day).

EVENT DETAILS:

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Featuring: Professor Marc Pilisuk, PhD

Emcee: Professor Robert Flax, PhD
Panelists: Michael Nagler, PhD, Theopia Jackson, PhD, and others

When: 6:00 to 8:30 pm, September 21 (International World Peace Day)
Where: Saybrook University, 9th Floor, 475 14th Street (at Broadway) in Oakland
What: A potluck (6:00 to 6:45 pm), followed by a lecture and panel discussion

PART I: BOOK LAUNCH WITH MARC PILISUK
The event begins with the launch of Dr. Pilisuk’s penetrating new work, The Hidden Structure of Violence: Who Benefits from Global Violence and War (Monthly Review Press, July 2015). Marc will speak on “The Violent Network: How It Operates, and How We Can Transform It.”

PART II: PANEL DISCUSSION ON ENDING WAR AND POVERTY
In response to Dr. Pilisuk’s talk, a panel representing distinguished peace innovators will be on hand to comment and address the question: how do we end the scourge of war and poverty?

EVENT SCHEDULE:
6:00-6:45 pm – Potluck & Networking Opportunity
6:45-8:15 pm – Talk & Panel Discussion
8:15-8:30 pm – Book-signing by Dr. Pilisuk
*Books will be available for purchase

ADMISSION:
$10-$20 sliding scale donation; no one turned away
Tickets must be purchased at the door

TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING:
Close to 12th Street BART station / street parking