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Noam Chomsky and Beena Sarwar: Days of Hope and Challenge

When: Thursday, April 14, 2011, 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Where: Boston University Law Auditorium • 767 Commonwealth Ave. • followed by reception at Sherman Union Backcourt • Boston

Beena Sarwar and Noam ChomskyUnderstanding the Middle East and South/Central Asia

Noam Chomsky is among the world’s most influential political and social critics; he has written prolifically and lectured widely about U.S. Middle East policies, dynamics within the Middle East and the Central Asian War. Among his most recent books is Gaza in Crisis.

Journalist Beena Sarwar is a leading Pakistani journalist and democracy, human rights and peace advocate. She is an initiator of the Pakistani Campaign for Democracy and a former Nieman Fellow. Beena will be coming to us directly from an Afghan-Indian-Pakistani Trialogue in Berlin. 

The forum begins at 7 p.m. and will take place in B.U.’s Law School Auditorium, with the reception to follow in the George Sherman Union. We are grateful to Boston University’s Anti-War Coalition for co-sponsoring these events with us.

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This cutting edge forum will double as a fundraiser for AFSC’s Peace & Economic Security Program. Suggested donations for the forum are $10 a person, $5 for students. The suggested contribution for the reception is $50. You can reserve your place on line.

Looking forward to seeing you on 4/14 and to working together for peace, justice and democracy,

Joseph Gerson, American Friends Service Committee

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