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Annual Ethel and Julius Rosenberg Commemoration

When: Sunday, June 2, 2013, 8:00 am
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

Annual Ethel and Julius Rosenberg Commemoration
"60th Anniversary of the Rosenbergs' Execution"

Julius Rosenberg was arrested in July 1950, a few weeks after the Korean War began. Despite a massive worldwide protest he was executed, along with his wife, Ethel, on June 19, 1953, a few weeks before it ended. The charge against the Rosenbergs was vague - "Conspiracy to Commit Espionage." But they really were tried and sentenced for giving classified atomic secrets to the USSR.

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Roots of Liberty: The Haitian Revolution and the American Civil War

When: Saturday, May 4, 2013, 2:00 pm
Where: Tremont Temple • 88 Tremont St • Park St T • Boston

This amazing event features a performance with special guests Danny GloverHenry Louis Gates, Jr., and author Edwidge Danticat exploring the impact of the Haitian Revolution on the antislavery movement and the Civil War -- and is free and open to the public! It will take place on Saturday, May 4 at 5:00 PM at Tremont Temple, 88 Tremont St, Boston. It is being presented by the Central Square Theater and the National Park Service.

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CANCELLED - Second Omar Khalidi Memorial Lecture: Islamism and Democracy in India

When: Sunday, April 21, 2013, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: 4-237 MIT • 77 Mass Ave • Main Building • Cambridge

Dear Friends - On account of this week's events in Boston, we are unable to host this talk on Sunday. We'll try to arrange it at another time. Apologies for any inconvenience.




Boston South Asia Center presents


The Second Dr. Omar Khalidi Memorial lecture

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Judaism's Embrace of Islam: An Historical Inquiry into the Role of Islam in Modern Jewish Thought

When: Friday, May 3, 2013, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: Thompson Room, Barker Center • 12 Quincy Street • Cambridge

Professor Susannah Heschel, Eli Black Professor of Jewish Studies, Department of Religion, Dartmouth College will deliver the 2013 Hilda B. Silverman Memorial Lecture.

Susannah Heschel holds the Eli Black Professorship in Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College. Her scholarship focuses on Jewish-Christian relations in Germany during the 19th and 20th centuries, the history of biblical scholarship, and the history of antisemitism. Currently she is writing a book on the history of European Jewish scholarship on Islam from the 1830s to the 1930s.

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Massive Rally -- Commemorating the anniversary of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

When: Thursday, April 4, 2013, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: The Meridien Hotel • 20 Sidney Street • Central Square • Cambridge

Dr. King was killed while supporting striking sanitation workers in Memphis.  Workers at the Meridien hotel have been struggling for over a year trying to gain respect and a fair process towards deciding on unionization.  Please join us in honoring Dr. King’s commitment and memory through helping support Meridien workers in their similar struggle.


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St. Patrick's Day 'The Battle of the Bogside' (film screening & discussion)

When: Sunday, March 17, 2013, 8:00 am to 11:30 am
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

Saint Patrick's Day weekend
"St. Patrick's Day 'The Battle of the Bogside' film, August, 1969"

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Enter Hallie

When: Friday, April 5, 2013, 5:00 pm
Where: St. Paul's Church • 15 St. Paul's St • Brookline

A Benefit for

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Cambridge’s Annual Commemoration of the Holocaust

When: Thursday, April 11, 2013, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Temple Beth Shalom • 8 Tremont St. • Cambridge

Recalling all who perished during the Holocaust, this year’s program features an evening of music, candle lighting, and remembrance.

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Film: PAUL ROBESON: The Tallest Tree In Our Forest

When: Thursday, February 7, 2013, 1:45 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: Central Square Library., Camb • 45 Pearl St. • (Central Sq. Stop on the Red Line) • Cambridge

Womens Internation League for Peace and Freedom

Monthly Peace & Justice Film Series


PAUL ROBESON: The Tallest Tree In Our Forest

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FILM: "Brothers on the Line"

When: Monday, January 7, 2013, 11:00 am to Thursday, February 7, 2013, 8:00 am
Where: Harvard University Wasserstein Hall, Room 2036 B • 6 Everett St. • (0lCorner of Mass Ave and Everett St.) • Cambridge

A Documentary Film showing and discussion 
with Sasha Reuther, Film maker. 

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“The New Faces Of War” Conference

When: Friday, April 5, 2013, 2:00 pm to Sunday, April 7, 2013, 2:00 pm
Where: Baltimore

Call For Proposals

Historians Against The War
National Conference
5-7 April 2013
Baltimore, Maryland

“The New Faces Of War”
A Conference for Historians and Activists

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Journey Toward Freedom: 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation

When: Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: Cambridge City Hall, Sullivan Chamber • 795 Massachusetts Ave • Central Sq T • Cambridge

Vice Mayor E. Denise Simmons, The Cambridge City Council, and The City of Cambridge
invite you to join them on Tuesday, Feb. 12 in celebrating our nation’s “journey toward freedom” as we commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.  Enjoy an evening of musical selections, historical exhibits, guest speakers, a commemorative stamp unveiling and a community reading of the Emancipation Proclamation. Light hors d'oeuvres will be provided.

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Book Discussion: "Twelve Days in Viet Nam: The Life and Death of Nicholas Conaxis"

When: Wednesday, February 6, 2013, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: Watertown Free Public Library • 123 Main St • Watertown

Book Discussion with Alex Liazos, Author and Activist

BOOK SUMMARY: Nicholas Conaxis was twenty when he was killed in Vietnam on May 5, 1968. He had led a difficult life. Deprived of parents at the age of one, he lived in foster homes for the next thirteen years, and for four more years he lived in a group home for teenage boys. He was funny, sensitive, friendly, and mischievous, all while he endured anxiety and insecurity for his entire life.

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Cambridge’s Annual Martin Luther King Day Commemoration and Remembrance

When: Monday, January 21, 2013, 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Where: St. Peter’s Episcopal Church • 838 Massachusetts Ave. • Central Sq T • Cambridge

Please join the Cambridge Peace Commission as we publicly remember and celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Central Square, Cambridge:

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1912: Occupy Lawrence: The Great Textile Strike with Charlie King and Karen Bradshaw

When: Thursday, January 17, 2013, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Harvard Law School • 1585 Massachusetts Ave. • Langdell South • Cambridge

We're doing a presentation of our historical performance piece Occupy Lawrence - 1912, a recreation in songs, images and historical narrative of the"Bread and Roses" strike, at Harvard Law School this month. The performance is free & open to the public. There will be a discussion with the audience after the hour performance. Please tell your friends. Details are below.

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