Annual Peace Conference 2006

The IRFF news, from the International Relief Friendship Foundation (IRFF International) and (IRFF Europe), tells us on 28.11.05 – Notre Dame 2006 Annual Peace Conference: Call for Papers (Kroc Institute Student Peace Conference) – The University of Notre Dame’s annual Student Peace Conference will take place on March 31 and April 1, 2006. The conference is officially sponsored by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, and is planned and directed entirely by undergraduate peace studies students of the University.

Entitled “Voices of Today, Changes for Tomorrow”, the conference highlights student activism, youth leadership, and the role of youth in the peace-building process. The conference will also explore the consequences of war and conflict on youth and society.

The two-day conference will feature seminars, lectures, artistic performances and exhibits, and a keynote speaker. We welcome undergraduate and graduate peace visionaries of all majors to submit proposals regarding potential presentations. We encourage presentations of peace from all disciplines and perspectives.

The Peace Conference Committee in vites papers, panel proposals, performances, audio-visual presentation, interactive sessions or workshops and other programs broadly exploring the role of youth in conflict and in the peace-building process. Presentations on additional aspects of peace-building are also encouraged. The presentations may be completed research, research in-progress or case studies, especially those reflecting innovative practice. You will have 10 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion.

The submission can be on any issue that contributes to the conference theme. Sub-themes could focus on, but are not limited to:

Changing nature of warfare; Ethnic Conflict / Resolution; Women, Children, and Peace; The Impact of Globalization on Peace; Transnationalism and peace; Religion and Peace-building; Peace in a post 9/11 society; International Law;g t; International, cross-cultural, or inter-religious dialogue; International organizations and non-governmental organizations; War and the politics of memory, Changing scholarly and popular conceptions of war and peace; Strengths and weaknesses of existing peace movements; Role of the media in war-making and peacekeeping; Peace in contemporary literature; The role of the mediator; Effects of propaganda; Economics of peace

Submissions and/or questions may be made via email to peacecon. Submissions will be acknowledged within 3 days. Notifications of acceptance of proposals will be sent as soon as the reviewing process is completed, not later than February 24, 2006.

The deadline for proposals is Friday, February 17, 2006. In peace, Kevin Walsh 2006 ND Peace Conference Chairman.

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