Re: [xmca] Speaking tour for Sasha Surmava

From: Ana Marjanovic-Shane (
Date: Fri Oct 14 2005 - 08:29:08 PDT

It would also be good if people on the East Coast are interested in
hearing Sasha and if we can organize that some of his talks be held
there. Does his trip already include a stop on the East Coast?

Mike Cole wrote:

>Good idea, Andy. Let me see what I can organize at UCSD. Some idea of total
>cost for transportation would help. And, of course, timing will be a big
>On 10/12/05, Andy Blunden <> wrote:
>>Dear all,
>>I have offered to organise a speaking tour of Australia for Sasha
>>Surmava. I will be organising it under the aegis of the Victorian
>>Peace Network, as part of a series of such tours which aim to foster
>>collaboration between a diversity of social justice constituencies.
>>The hope is to cover the cost of air fares through University
>>contributions, leaving time for Sasha to talk to social justice groups
>>about life in the former soviet union, peace, social justice, poverty
>>and so on. Sasha is preparing a CV and other material that I can start
>>working with to gain interest from the Universities.
>>I need help.
>>Firstly, could any of you XMCA-ers who are in Australia, please
>>conatct me so we can cooperate to find academic sponsors and also,
>>sympathetic hosts who could welcome Sasha in the different cities in
>>Secondly, the whole thing would be so much richer for Sasha and I
>>think more viable financially, if his return trip included some talks
>>in the US, and hopefully some contribution to the cost of the whole
>>trip. :-)
>>The plan is to fit the trip in the period 25 June - 24 July 2006.
>>Any takers?
>>Andy Blunden
>>Andy Blunden [1] (61) 3 9380 9435
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