Book Launch: Hell No! We Won’t Go! Resistance to conscription in post-war Australia
This book, just published by Interventions, will be launched online on 24 February 7 pm.
The author Bobbie Oliver will be in conversation with former draft resisters Michael Hamel-Green and Rowan Cahill. The event is free but registration is essential. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hell-no-we-wont-go-book-launch-tickets-264830363747.
The event is co-sponsored by Interventions, New International Bookshop and Search Foundation.
‘Historian Bobbie Oliver has written an absorbing, readable, and meticulously documented account of the principled and courageous stands young conscientious objectors and draft resisters took against conscription and militarism during the decades after WWIIand shows their contribution to the wider movement to end Australia’s intervention in Vietnam.’
Michael Hamel-Green, Emeritus Professor, Victoria University and former draft resister
‘A welcome, robust and moving antidote to the officially sanctioned and manipulated martial enthusiasms that course through Australian society and culture.’
Rowan Cahill, radical historian, author, educator and conscientious objector
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