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Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Salon This Week: Senji Yamamoto

This week we will focus on Senji Yamamoto(1889-1929), this progressive politician,labour activist, and biologist who opposed the Peace Preservation Law and was assassinated by an extreme right-winger in 1929. The notorious Peace Preservation Law enabled imprisonment and torture of thousands of progressive scholars, activists and journalists from 1925 to 1945. Yamamoto was from Kyoto and spent five years in Vancouver, out of his short 39 years of life. He is still regarded by a hero by many progressive people in Japan. March 5 this year will be the 80th anniversary of Yamamoto's death.

Time: 7:00 PM - whenever the discussion ends.

You are welcome to join us for sushi starting at 6 PM.

Date: Saturday, February 28, 2009

Place: Peace Philosophy Centre (email for direction) in the heart of Vancouver, BC, Canada

RSVP: by morning of February 28. For those who are coming early for sushi, let us know by Friday February 27.

We look forward to another evening of mutual learning, sharing, and lots of fun!

Lots of love,


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