Dr. Abdul Hameed Nayyar, a prominent physicist and peace activist from Pakistan will deliver two public lectures in Portland, OR. The lectures have been sponsored by the Association for Communal Harmony in Asia, and have been made possible by assistance from the physics, history and international relations departments of Lewis & Clark College, and the Institute for Asian Studies of Portland State University.
Dr. Nayyar was educated in Karachi, Islamabad and London, and held visiting academic positions in the USA, Canada and Italy. Currently he is a Visiting Research Scholar in the Program on Science and Global Security at Princeton University, a position he has held since 1998. At Princeton, he works on technical issues related to nuclear disarmament.
For many years, Dr. Nayyar has actively participated in the peace & nuclear disarmament movement. He is a founding member of the Hong Kong-based Asian Peace Alliance, and a member of the global council of Abolition Now, a US-based international anti-nuclear peace group. Currently, he is President of Pakistan Peace Coalition, a coalition of several peace groups.
When & Where:
Time: 1:30 P.M.
Date: Thursday, September 8, 2005
Venue: Council Chambers, Templeton Hall, Lewis & Clark College.
A no-host lunch will precede the first lecture at 11:30 a.m.
Time: 6:30 P.M.
Date: Thursday, September, 8, 2005
Venue: Room 326-327, Smith Memorial Student Union, Portland State University
A no-host tea-coffee service will precede the second lecture at 5:00 p.m.
Cost: Admission is free and open to public.
Contact: For more information or to reserve a place please contact Dr. Pritam K. Rohila, before September 2, in Salem, at 1.503.393.6944, or firstname.lastname@example.org