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CafeLitt 116: May 1968: A Debate

Thu 16 Apr 2009, 19:00, by CafeLitt, at Concordia - LS Building: 2015 Rue Drummond, Montreal, QC (Map)
CafeLitt sessions are famous for the debates that follows the main talk. Some sessions we have no time to have a discussion. Last week Shahdad Heydari had a great presentation on May 1968: Reforms, Revolt or Revolution. Many of the participants ask for another session to debate the influences and the roots of this movement. This session we will have a discussion on this subject. We will give a short summary of previous session. Then Dr. Ata Hoodashtian will talk about the social impact of MAY 68, and the Philosophical and Intellectual challenges of that period and also the influence of the ideas of MAY 68 in Iran.

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