Peace Scholarship

IPRA Call for Papers (2008)


Building Sustainable Futures: Enacting Peace and Development
15-19 July, University of Leuven, Belgium


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


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.


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


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

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Summer Workshops 2007

2007 Summer Nonproliferation Institute

The University of Georgia will play host to the fifth in a series of Summer Nonproliferation Institutes from July 9-12, 2007. The Institute’s topic this year is “Strengthening the Role of Academia in Nonproliferation Research, Teaching and Policy.” The objective of the Institute is to provide college and university faculty from a variety of disciplines with the knowledge and tools needed to develop and offer nonproliferation courses. Graduate students and junior faculty are especially encouraged to apply. Limited travel stipends might be available for Institute attendees (funding pending). For more information please contact Dr. Dmitriy Nikonov at (706) 542-2952 or

The Role of Nuclear Power

Washington and Lee University and the Council on Foreign Relations will sponsor an interdisciplinary workshop for educators on the role of nuclear power in meeting future U.S. energy requirements. The workshop will be held June 20-24, 2007, on the campus of Washington & Lee in Lexington, VA. Experts in science, technology, economics, regulation, and proliferation will provide information and insights to address the deliberations surrounding this energy source. The distinguished presenters represent different positions on scientific and policy issues associated with this important question. Time will also be dedicated to the presentation of these issues in a variety of educational environments. Stipends will be available to selected participants for travel and living expenses. For more information contact Ms. Lynda Bassett-deMaria ( This workshop is made possible by the generosity of the Lenfest Foundation.

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CFP: Gandhi-King Conference on Peacemaking

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:
Allison Glass
c/o Mid South Peace and Justice Center
1000 S. Cooper
Memphis, TN 38104