two up conferences that should be of interest to you

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Tue Mar 14 23:17:43 MST 1995


Here are announcements of two conferences you might be interested in--

PUBLIC FORUM ON MINORITY RIGHTS, Toronto, Canada, March 25 & 26, 1995.
Sessions--
Affirming Minority Rights: A Modern Perspective
The Struggle for the Rights of the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada and
What Attitude Towards the Quebec Referendum
Fighting for Life in a System Which Demands that Everyone Fend for Themselves
Making a Case for Collective Rights
Focus on South Asia
Resolutions and Plenary
Gender Inequality and the Affirmation of Women
Taking a Bold Step Together in Defence of the Rights of All
Rights of Refugees, Visitors, Immigrants, Citizens
Racism and Multiculturalism
On the Culture of Minorities
Youth in the Nineties

For registration and other information, phone or fax 905-455-7285.
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 Here is an international seminar you might be interested in--
INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON MODERN DEFINITIONS--COMMUNISM AND HUMAN RIGHTS
 March 27 to 31, 1995 in Toronto, Canada at 252 Bloor St. West, Auditorium
This is the third International Seminar on questions related to the Communist
and Workers' Movement, the first one being held in Britain, the second in the
U.S.
 The Seminar will provide those interested with the opportunity to examine
the work and positions of the Communist Party of Canada(Marxist-Leninist) on
Contemporary Marxist-Leninist Thought as well as to listen to representatives
of the other sponsoring organizations and invited guests on their
preoccupations.
 All those concerned with political affairs are invited, as well as those
involved in the sphere of human and other rights as well as to those dealing
with political and economic affairs, theory and philosophy. Anyone can attend
the Seminar whether they agree with communism of not, so long as they
register and stick to the topics under discussion with no attacks of a
personal nature and stick to the time limits announced. Those interested in
presenting papers must submit abstracts beforehand.
 o communist or left-leaning person can afford to miss the  International
Seminar, no matter which organization he or she belongs to at this time or
belonged to in the past or what stands they take today or took in the past.
The times demand that today all communists and left-leaning persons and
organization must march together in order to create a better future w it
communism. By relying on the courage of their convictions, everyone should
participate in the International Seminar by presenting their views and
contributing to the discussion.
Opening Session, March 25 at 11 a.m., the release of the book Historic
Initiative by Hardial Bains, National Leader of CPC(M-L)
Mon., 3/ 27--9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  on The Economy--the modern definition,
starting from what the economy should be
Tues. 3/28--9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Modern Working Class Movement
Wed. 3/29--9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Communism--what is contemporary Marxist-Leninist
Thought, the modern definition of a communist party, and the role of the
human factor and consciousness in social transformations
Thurs. 3/30--9 a.m. to 5 p.m. A Modern Definition of Rights
Evening Sessions, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. March 27-30--Communism and Human Rights,
presentations by different Marxist-Leninist parties and organizations and
invited guests, on topics of their choice, no longer than 20 minutes, to be
followed by 25 minute discussion.
Friday, 3/31--9 a.m. to 5 p.m. All-day plenary with discussion of the issues
raised.
Banquet, 3/31 at 7 p.m. to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the founding of
the Communist Party of Canada (Marxist-Leninist).
For further information on registration,costs, or other matters, e-mail to
cpc-ml at fox.nstn.ca, or fax to 613-241-7052 or phone Ottawa at 613-241-7052,
Toronto at 416-253-4475, Montreal at 514-522-1373. You can register just for
individual morning, afternoon, or evening sessions if you cannot attend the
entire program.


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