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Flying Seminar at The New School: OWS meets Japanese Anti-Nukers in conversation with Jonathan Schell


Flying Seminar: Framing Critical Moments

OWS meets Japanese Anti-Nukers In Conversation with Jonathan Schell .




Please come to meet Japanese anti-nuclear activists from Shiroto no Ran (‘Amateur Revolt’), who are briefly in New York to observe and support Occupy Wall Street. Shiroto no Ran emerged in response to the meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant following the earthquake and tsunami of March 11, 2011. The conversation with this leaderless and network oriented social movement, which has considerable success in mobilizing Japanese society will be moderated by Jonathan Schell, the author of The Seventh Decade: The New Shape of Nuclear Danger and the Peace and Disarmament Correspondent for The Nation.

When: Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 8:00 PM

Where: 6 E 16th Street, Wolff Conference room (11th floor, room #1103)

Who: Shiroto no Ran – OWS – Jonathan Schell

Flying Seminar: Framing Critical Moments is an initiative of The New School community inspired by the OWS movement to provide space for mutual learning and to facilitate a discussion that can inform action.

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