Call For Papers and Workshops
2007 Gandhi-King Conference on Peacemaking
(formerly the Gandhian Conference on Nonviolence)
October 26-27, Memphis, TN
Conference Theme: Building the Beloved Community
Proposals are invited for paper presentations, workshops, and panel discussions for the 4th Annual Gandhi-King Conference on Peacemaking. This year’s conference theme emphasizes efforts and issues around the development of persons into peace activists. Presentations, workshops, and panel discussions that address topics such as the education and formation of youth in peace activism, education for peace, methods and practices that facilitate the transformation of persons and communities to both be peaceful and to work for peace, and ongoing methods and practices that support continuing in peace work are especially encouraged. Presentations that incorporate stories, art, music, video, or photographic displays are also encouraged.
Proposals must include the following:
Name(s) and a short biography of the presenter, workshop leader, or panelists. A title that clearly indicates the topic/theme that will be addressed.
One page description that identifies how the topic/theme will be addressed. This should include the method of presentation (paper, panel, or workshop), a summary of the argument/analysis that will be made, and how this addresses the conference theme.
Deadline for Proposals: August 1, 2007
Notification of accepted proposals will be made by: August 15, 2007
Proposals should be mailed to:
c/o Mid South Peace and Justice Center
1000 S. Cooper
Memphis, TN 38104