IPRA Call for Papers (2008)

IPRA 2008 GLOBAL CONFERENCE

Building Sustainable Futures: Enacting Peace and Development
15-19 July, University of Leuven, Belgium
http://www.ipra2008.org

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Panels, papers, roundtables in the following topics: art and peace, conflict resolution, development and peace, earth charter, Eastern Europe, ecology, peace, forced migration, gender and peace, global political economy, indigenous people’s rights, internal conflicts, int’l human rights, non-violence, peacebuilding, peace culture and communications, peace education, peace history, peace journalism, peace movements, peace negotiations, peace, theories, reconciliation, religion, peace, security and disarmament, sports and peace, peace psychology, world governance and peace, youth

Application deadline: 1 December 2007

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

Every two years, peace researchers from the whole world gather to exchange ideas and experiences, to initiate joint projects, and develop new avenues for research. The conference focuses on the most urgent challenges for peace. This year we will concentrate on the crucial links between sustainable development and peace building.

PLENARY SESSIONS

Sustainable Development and Human Security
Peacebuilding in Africa Listening to the Middle East
Religions Dealing with Their Own Violent Extremisms
Nonviolent Policy Shaping
Confronting the Challenges of Youth and Conflict
Peace Research in Latin America
Intellectual Solidarity and Peace

INVITED SPEAKERS

Samir Amin, Lamisse Azab, Elise Boulding, Monica Juma, Herbert Kelman,,Andrew Mack, Louis Michel,,Naison Ngoma, Carolyn Nordstrom,,Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh, Federico Mayor Zaragosa

http://www.ipra2008.org

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