| from the official programme, pages 6 & 7:
|SUNDAY, JULY 31
|The reception office will be open all day for registration
Mrs. CLARENCE GASQUE.
The members of the International Executive will be in attendance.
Followed by an Address of Welcome by Dr. JEAN
NUSSBAUM and and Opening Speech by the
President, Mrs. CLARENCE GASQUE.
|MONDAY, AUGUST I
||Leave La Cité Universitaire pour la récéption
à l'Hotel de Ville à 11 h. 00.
||OFFICIAL RECEPTION at l'Hotel de Ville.
|REPORTS FROM THE DELEGATES
"VEGETARIANISM AND THE BIBLE." Lecture by Pasteur RAYMOND
"THE HUNZAS - A PEOPLE WITHOUT DISEASE." Lecture by
Dr. RALPH BIRCHER
|TUESDAY, AUGUST 2
||CLOSED SESSION FOR DELEGATES
Revision of the I.V.U. Constitution.
(For those not attending the Closed Session there will be a visit
to The Botanical Gardens to view the Exhibition "Man Against
"OUTER AND INNER EXISTENCE." Lecture by Dr. RALPH
the change in the pattern of life in Western Civilasation.
MESSAGES AND OBSERVATIONS from Pphysicians, introduced by Dr.
"VEGETARIANISM FROM THE MORAL STANDPOINT." Lecture
by Professor ALDO CAPITINI
"THE EXPERIENCES OF A VEGETARIAN ASSOCIATION." Lecture
by Monsieur RAYMOND DEXTREIT
*In the regretted absence of Professor Aldo Captini,
his paper will be read by Dr. Edmundo Marcucci, author of Che
cos' e il Vegetarismo.
|WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3
||CLOSED SESSION FOR DELEGATES
Election of Officers.
(For those not attending there will be an excursion toVersailles).
||"TOWARDS A SYLVAN CULTURE." Address by RICHARD
ST. BARBE BAKER
(Founder, Men of the Trees); and a film, "The Struggle
Against the Desserts."
||"PERSONAL EXPERIENCES OF VEGETARIANISM." related by
LOUIS DE COSTIER (France)
"THE LIFE AND WORK OF MY FATHER." told by ABBE
|THURSDAY, AUGUST 4
||"THE INFLUENCE OF WOMEN IN THE VEGETARIAN MOVEMENT."
A session organised b the ladies at the Congress. Gentlemen are
cordially invited to attend this Session to listen.
"THE MAINTENANCE OF PERFECT HEALTH." Lecture by Dr.
DOUGLAS LATTO (Scotland).
"THE RELATIONSHSIP BETWEEN NUTRITION AND PHYSICAL AND MENTAL
DEVELOPMENT OF CHILDREN." Lecture by Dr. LIBERT
"THE ENEMY OUTSIDE." The first of to lectures by Dr
JEAN NUSSBAUM (France):
"NOSTALGIA FOR PERFECTION." Lecture by WOODLAND
|FRIDAY, AUGUST 5
||"THE VOICE OF VEGETARIAN YOUTH."
HELIOS OLFF (Holland)
and ELIZABETH ECKER-LAUER
||"TRIBUTE TO INDIA." by Dastur FRAMROSE
BODE and JAYANTILAL
NARADLAL MANKAR (India)
|20 h. 30
"THE ENEMY WITHIN." The second of two lectures by Dr.
JEAN NUSSBAUM (France)
CLOSING SPPECH OF THE CONGRESS, by the President Mrs. CLARENCE
|SATURDAY, AUGUST 6
||THE DAY OF PARTING.
Breakfast - 8.30 to 9.30
Lunch - 13.00 to 14.00
Dinner - 19.00 to 20.00
Morning exercises will be arranged as required.
The AMERICAN EXPRESS TRAVEL CO. will maintain a Travel Information
Service and a Bureau de Change in the Congress Buildings from August
1 - 6.
THE RECEPTION OFFICE will be open daily from 9.00 to 22.00 hrs.
Please bring articles found and report articles lost to this office.
Members wearing a special red badge are at your service for information
Information of general interest will be posted on the Notice Board
outside the Reception Office.
Greeting Postcards illustrating Cite Universitaire may be obtained
from the Bookstall, price 6d. each.
The date and location of the 16th World Vegetarian Congress
will be decided on the morning of Wednesday, the 3rd August, 1955, after
the election of officers.
The I.V.U. aims at organising an affiiliated Society in every country
of the world, and you are earnestly requested to help us in this endeavour.
There is nothing so powerful as an idea whose time is
come - Victor Hugo.
Our idea is The Vegetarian Way of Life, and the time is NOW.
INTERNATIONAL VEGETARIAN UNION
Temporary address: 108 Lordship Lane, London, S.E.22,
England. Please note. - A permanent Office will soon be opened
in Central London and information circulated immediately.