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Vol. XVII, No.2
The 18th Annual Meeting of the
Research/Study Team on Nonviolent Large Systems Change is at
Woodlands, Williamsburg, VA, May 18-20, just prior to the 33rd O.D.
Information Exchange. Please send suggestions for the program for
the meeting, including willingness to volunteer, to Steve Sachs or Don
There is no registration Charge for this interorganizational meeting.
(O.D. Institute pays the costs as a contribution toward a nonviolent
world). Lodging and meals can be arranged through Don Cole at O.D.
Institute (address and phone above) or by contacting Woodlands
Conference Center (800)822-9127, (757)220-7600 for about $165 a person
per day in a single, with meals and coffee breaks included.
The 33rd O.D.
Information Exchange is taking place at Woodlands, Williamsburg,
VA, May 20-23. Contact Don Cole at O.D. Institute (address and
phone on p. 2) for details, registration
and lodging arrangements. Lodging can also be made directly by
Woodlands Conference Center (800)822-9127, (757)220-7600 for about $165
a person per day in a single, with meals and coffee breaks included..
The 23rd O.D.
World Conference will be at Tilajari, Costa Rica, July
14-19, including the 13th meeting of O.D. Networks World Wide
on July 19. For details contact Don Cole at O.D. Institute (address and
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8th Annual Conference on Business and
Consciousness: The Future of Business, produced by the Message
Company and Association for Humanistic Psychology (AHP) is in Santa Fe,
NM, January 10-14. For details, call (505)474-7604, (505)474-0998,
conference, Second Global Summit on Peace through Tourism, will
be at the UN Conference Center in Geneva, Switzerland, February 5
8. For information, contact Jacqueline Haessly firstname.lastname@example.org,
WWW.IIPT.ORG, or call (802)253-8671, Summit@IIPT.org, www.iipt.org, or
contact Scott Mills, Director, Communications, World Travel and Tourism
Council, London, UK, +44 (0) 870 727 9882 Email: email@example.com Web:
International Conference on Diversity
in Organizations, focusing on "Cultural Diversity in a
World," is at the The East-West Center, University of Hawai'i,
13-16. For details go to http://www.Diversity-Conference.com.
The Water Sciences and Technology Association's
(WSTA) Sixth Gulf Water Conference, Water in the GCC: Towards
Sustainable Development, is in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, March 8-12.
For information contact Dr. Waleed K. Al-Zubari, President WSTA, P.O.
Box 20018, Manama, Bahrain (973)826-512, firstname.lastname@example.org,
Social Responsibility 20th annual Conference on Social Responsibility
in the Twenty-First Century is in Washington, DC, March 28-30. For
information go to www.psysr.org.
Economic and social Reform in the Arab World, organized by Wilton
Park, an executive agency of the British
foreign and Commonwealth Office, is in West Sussex, United Kingdom,
31-April3. For details contact Jo Childs, Wilton Park Conferences,
House, Steyning, West Sussex, BN44 3DZ, United Kingdom, Ph. (44
(NCPCR) biennial conference, "Weaving the Future of Peacemaking",
is in Atlanta, GA, April 3-7. For more
information, contact email@example.com, www.peacemaker.net or
520-670-1541 or (215) 245-6993.
international conference of the Peace
History Society, "Peace Work: The Labor of Peace Activism, Past,
and Future" is at Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, MI,
25-27. For details contact Program Committee co-chairs: Professor
Lieberman, Department of History, Southern Illinois University,
IL 62901, firstname.lastname@example.org and Ian Lekus, Duke University, Department of
Box 90719, Durham, NC 27708, email@example.com.
Perspective on Globalization, 2003 is in St. Petersburg
Russia, April 25-30. For details,
Contact Tatiana Roskoshnaya & Kamran Mofid, Conference
Convenors. firstname.lastname@example.org, http://commongood.info.
Annual International Conference
on Conflict Resolution: Sharing Tools for Personal/Global Harmony,
sponsored by the Common Bond Institute and Harmony Institute in
cooperation with the Association for Humanistic Psychology (AHP) will
be in St. Petersburg, Russia, in May 8-18. For details contact Common
Bond Institute, 12170 Pine Ayr Dr., Climax, MI 49034, Ph./FAX:
(616)665-9393, E-mail: email@example.com;
International Conference of the World Mediation Forum, "Building
Peaceful Co-existence - Mediation and Negotiation in a
Conflictual World" will be held at the Buenos Aires Sheraton Hotel
Convention Center, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 9-11. For
e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.bayfem.com.ar.
Lifelong Citizenship Learning,
Participatory Democracy and Social Change, An international
conference organized by the Transformative Learning Centre (TLC) of the
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto
(OISE/UT) in association with the Instituto Paulo Freire (IPF), Brazil
will take place at the University of Toronto, Canada May 15-17, 2003.
For information contact: Transformative Learning Centre (TLC) Ontario
Institute for Studies in Education of the University of
Toronto(OISE/UT) Room 7-184, 252 Bloor St. West, Toronto, Ontario,
Canada (416) 923-6641 ext. 2595, email@example.com,
International Conference on Human Rights will be held at Mofid
University, Qom, Iran, May17 18, with the Cooperation of the United
Nations and the International Center for Dialogue among Civilizations.
For details contact the Secretariat of the Second International
Conference on Human Rights, Mofid University, Sadooq.Ave., P.O.Box:
37185-3611, Qom, Iran, Tel: +98-251-2925764, Fax: +98-251-2911072,
2927395, TFHR@mofidu.ac.ir, TFHR@hotmail.com.
Peace Research Association (APPRA) is holding a regional conference
in Taipei, Taiwan, June 6-8, known as "APPRA Conference 2003."
For details contact by fax (632)913-9255
or e-mail sol_perpinan@hotmail.
(Association for Humanistic Psychology)
National Members Conference, "High Hopes: Sustaining Spirit in a
World" is set for June 6-8 at California State University
For details contact Sran Carnofsky, Departmetn of Psychology and
California State University Northridge, Notyhridge, CA 91330
firstname.lastname@example.org, or go to ahpweb.org.
Conference on Intercultural Education, "Teaching and Learning for
Intercultural Understanding, Human Rights and
a Culture of Peace" is June 15-18 in Jyvaskyla, FINLAND. For
information, go to: www.jyu.fi/ktl/unesco2003/, or contact: Professor
Johanna Lasonen, UNESCO Chair, University of Jyvaskyla, e-mail
email@example.com or thr Conference Secretariat and Office: Ms
Pirjo-Leena Pitkanen, Congress Manager,
firstname.lastname@example.org. Updated information will be
available at www.jyu.fi/ktl/unesco2003/.
The Peace and
Justice Support Network of Mennonite church USA (PJSN). will hold
its first gathering June 30 - July 2,
just before the church wide convention in Atlanta, at a yet to be
nearby site. For details contact Peace and Justice Network, Mennnonite
USA, 722 Main st., P.O. Box 347, Newton, KS 67114 (866)866 2872,
Perspective on Globalization, 2003 is in Oxford, England, July
22August 3. For details, Contact Tatiana Roskoshnaya & Kamran
Mofid, Conference Convenors. email@example.com, http://commongood.info.
Institute on Peace Education 2003: "Educating for Peace In
Divided Societies" Is hosted by the
Asia-Pacific Center of Education for International Understanding,
in association with the Peace Education Center of Teachers College
University, in Seoul, Korea - August 4-10. For details contact Peace
Center, Box 171, Teachers College Columbia University, New York, NY
peace firstname.lastname@example.org or Asia Pacific Center of Education
International Understanding, 50-14, Myong-don 2 ga, Chung-gu, Seoul,
UNESCO Bldg 604, email@example.com.
"The Education Project" of the
first Universal Forum of Cultures to be held for 5 months in
Barcelona April 24-Sept 22, 2004. Information on this UNESCO approved
forum is available at www.barcelona2004.org. There are 10 themes
including Theme Three: Common values in cultural diversity: Education
for Peace and Cohabitation, Theme Nine Human Rights and Democracy:
Education for active citizenship - to
be coordinated by Yvonne Hebert, U of Calgary, Coordinator of the
Education Research Network at
or go to www.barcelona2004.org.
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