Please join Partners In Health and Harvard Book Store for an evening with Dr. Paul Farmer as he discusses his new book, To Repair the World: Paul Farmer Speaks to the Next Generation. Jonathan Weigel, the book's editor, will join a conversation with Dr. Farmer.
To Repair the World: Paul Farmer Speaks to the Next Generation is a collection of speeches by the charismatic doctor and social activist. One of the most passionate and influential voices for global health equity and social justice, Dr. Farmer encourages young people to tackle the greatest challenges of our times. Engaging, often humorous, and always inspiring, these speeches bring to light the brilliance and force of Dr. Farmer's vision in a single, accessible volume.
A must-read for graduates, students, and everyone seeking to help bend the arc of history toward justice, To Repair the World leaves the reader with an uplifting vision: that with creativity, passion, teamwork, and determination, the next generations can make the world a safer and more human place.
Paul Farmer, M.D., Ph.D., is the United Nations Deputy Special Envoy for Haiti and Chair of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard. Among his numerous awards and honors is the MacArthur Foundations Genius Award.
Admission: Tickets are $5, which serves as a $5 coupon for purchasing the book. To purchase, please visit http://www.harvard.com/event/paul_farmer1/.
|Host:||Partners In Health|
First Parish Church (Cambridge, MA)
1446 Massachusetts Avenue
Entrance at 3 Church Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
|Directions:||VIA THE T: Take Red Line to Harvard Square T stop. Exit via Church Street or Exit via Harvard Square main entrance. Cross Massachusetts Ave. to Harvard Coop building. Go right to Church St. First Parish is on the corner of Mass. Ave. and Church Street. BY CAR: Harvard Square is a maze of one way streets and is easiest to navigate with a map. On-street metered parking is limited to two hours on weekdays. Parking is free on Sundays by courtesy of Harvard at the Church St. lot until 1:00 p.m. if you stamp your ticket in the church entrance. Take Mass Pike I-90 to the Cambridge/Allston exit (exits left off Pike). Stay right through toll booth and follow signs to Cambridge. Go straight through first set of lights over bridge (Charles River). Just over bridge at lights turn left on to Memorial Drive. Follow the Charles River (on left) past two sets of lights. At third set of lights take right on JKF Street. On JFK St. turn left at the third set of lights onto Eliot Street. (Curious George Bookstore is on your left). Take your first right (pass Palmer St. , which is one-way and looks like an alley) onto Brattle Street, then right on Church Street. The Church Street Lot is on the left.|