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Occupy Peace Summit

When: Friday, February 24, 2012, 1:00 pm to Sunday, February 26, 2012, 7:00 pm
Where: Friends Center • 1501 Cherry St • Philadelphia, PA

UFPJ Member Group Meeting "Occupy Peace Summit" Feb 24-27th in Philadelphia, PA


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Iran, Egypt and the US--Potential Partners In a New Middle East?

When: Wednesday, February 16, 2011, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: Suffolk University • 120 Tremont St - Faculty Meeting Room - 4th Floor • Park St or Government Center T • Boston

Stephen KinzerReading any day's newspaper is enough to fill us with hopelessness about prospects for peace in the Middle East. The reason that region is so torn by violence and hatred, though, is that outside powers including the US are pursuing policies that were shaped for the 20th century and no longer make sense.

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Palestine Land Day: No war on Iran, Boycott Israel

When: Friday, March 30, 2012, 3:00 pm
Where: Copley Square, march to Park St • Copley T • Boston

Free Palestine 

Palestinian Land Day, Yom al-Ard, commemorates the 1976 killing by Israeli security forces of six young Palestinians as they protested the Israeli government's seizure of Palestinian land. The day has since become a symbol of Palestinian resistance to land theft, colonization, occupation and apartheid.

The Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) is calling on supporters around the world to unite in a March 30th Day of Action.

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A New War in the Middle East? A Teach-in on Iran

When: Saturday, April 28, 2012, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Where: Suffolk University Law School • 120 Tremont St - First Floor Function Room • Park St T • Boston

Live Video Stream

The situation in the Middle East is tense and dangerous.  The US wants oil, strategic position and regime change in Iran.  Already there are harsh economic sanctions, assassinations and naval patrols of the Persian Gulf.  Israel warns of a possible military attack on Iran's nuclear installations as "all options are on the table."   We must stop a big new war in the Middle East!

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UJP meeting discusses Iran and Syria: opposing US sanctions

Activists gathered in Cambridge on Nov. 20 to discuss the projected agreement among the US, Iran and other powers to put Iranian development of its nuclear power program on hold in exchange for release of billions of dollars of frozen assets. Peace activists greeted the development as a rare opportunity to make some real progress. This could be the first step towards a larger, more permanent settlement leading to a significant relaxation of tension in the region.

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Eight Years of War, How Many More? New England Rallies Against Wars and Occupation

When: Saturday, October 17, 2009, 8:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Copley Square • Boylston & Dartmouth Sts. • Boston
U.S. Predator drone missile

All troops home now from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq!

End the siege of Gaza and all US support for the occupation of Palestine!

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Viva Palestina Reportback - New England United regional meeting

When: Saturday, August 1, 2009, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Encuentro 5 • 33 Harrison Ave, Chinatown, 5th Floor • Boston

Jeff Klein of Dorchester People for Peace will report back on the Viva Palestina humanitarian aid convoy which reached Gaza on July 15.   (Read Jeff's reports from Gaza)

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Maintaining Hegemony

The New Left Project intereviewed JoseJoseph Gersonph Gerson on the subject of U.S. foreign and military policies, published as “Maintaining Hegemony” on the NLP and ZNET web sites.   Gerson will speak on similar themes on March 13 at the Episcopal Divinity School, Cambridge.

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Impressions of Iran today

When: Wednesday, June 3, 2015, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: First Church in Cambridge - Hastings Room • 11 Garden St • Harvard T • Cambridge

Phone Briefing on Iran - PDA, Peace Action West, and ADA

When: Monday, March 16, 2015, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Why are there two parades in South Boston on Saint Patrick’s Day?

Mid East In Flames: Israel, Palestine, Iran---and The Bomb

When: Thursday, October 9, 2014, 4:30 pm
Where: encuentro 5 • 9 Hamilton Place • Park St T • Boston

Democratic Socialists of America October Forum

SPEAKERSShelagh Foreman, Peace Action; Mitchell Silver, Workmen’s Circle

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Iran, the Bomb, and Nuclear Disarmament

When: Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: MIT Stata Center - Room 32-155 • 32 Vassar St • Kendall T • Cambridge

Understanding the Call to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons

In November 2013, the UN Disarmament Committee passed a resolution establishing the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons.  This event is held in answer to that call.

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Iran: Where Do We Go from Here?

When: Thursday, September 4, 2014, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: Weatherhead Center for International Affairs • 1737 Cambridge Street, • Knafel Building, Bowie-Vernon Room (K262) • Cambridge

Middle East Seminar


Gary SickExecutive Director of Gulf 2000; Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs; Senior Research Scholar, Columbia University.

Co-sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University.


Marina Ivanova


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Minoo Emami: Artist Talk and Conversation

When: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 4:00 pm
Where: ARTS @29 Garden • 29 Garden St • Harvard T • Cambridge

Join Iranian painter Minoo Emami for a conversation about art and war.

Minoo Emami

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