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Vol. XVII, Number 3
18th Annual Meeting of the Research/Action Team on Nonviolent Large
Systems Change is at the Patrick Henry Inn (note change of location and
lower cost), 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
Cole. A preliminary agenda will be put together by the participants on
Sunday evening, which will be updated as
the meeting unfolds, with some preference for previously scheduled
presentations and discussions.
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 the Patrick Henry
Inn, (800)446-9228 for about $95 a person per day, with breakfast and
The 33rd O.D. Information Exchange is taking place at the Patrick Henry
Inn, 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 contacting
the Patrick Henry Inn, (800)446-9228 for about $95 a person per day,
with breakfast and lunch.
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
Psychologists for 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.
Political, 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, March
31-April3. For details contact
Jo Childs, Wilton Park Conferences, Wiston House, Steyning, West
BN44 3DZ, United Kingdom, Ph. (44 1903)817755,
PeaceWeb's (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 call
520-670-1541 or (215) 245-6993.
The Latin American Solidarity DC Conference is April 10-15. For details
go to www.lasolidarity.org.
The 3rd international conference of the Peace History Society, "Peace
Work: The Labor of Peace Activism, Past, Present, and Future" is at
Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 25-27. For
details contact Program
Committee co-chairs: Professor Robbie Lieberman, Department of History,
Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 62901, firstname.lastname@example.org and Ian
Lekus, Duke University, Department of History, Box 90719,
Durham, NC 27708, email@example.com.
An Interfaith 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,
The First Annual B.C. Symposium on Conflict Resolution - Investing in
DR Futures: Sharing Direction in Poilicy, Research and Pedagogy is set
Vancouver, BC, April 25. For details contact The Justice Institute
on Dispute Resolution, Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia,
East Mall, Vancouver, BC (604)822-9375, email@example.com.
The 11Th 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
Psychology (AHP) will be in St. Petersburg, Russia, in May 8-18. For
contact Common Bond Institute, 12170 Pine Ayr Dr., Climax, MI 49034,
(616)665-9393, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org;
The 4th 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 information, e-mail
email@example.com, 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,
The Second 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,
+98-251-2925764, Fax: +98-251-2911072, 2927395, TFHR@mofidu.ac.ir,
International Association for Public Participation Second Annual
Conference and Training is in Ottawa, Ontario, May 17. For details
contact International association for Public Participation, 11166 Huron
St., Suite 27, Denver,
CO 80234 (800)644-4237, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.iap2.org.
National Conference on Minority Professionals in Alternative Dispute
Resolution: Eliminating Barriers for Minorities in the Field of ADR is
OH, May 19-21. For details contact Capital University Law School, 303
Broad St., Columbus, OH 43215 (614)236-6531,
The Asia-Pacific 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
The AHP (Association for Humanistic Psychology) National Members
Conference, "High Hopes: Sustaining Spirit in a Turbulent World" is set
for June 6-8
at California State University Northridge. For details contact Sran
Carnofsky, Departmetn of Psychology and Counseling, California State
University Northridge, Northridge, CA 91330 email@example.com, or
go to ahpweb.org.
The schedule for the Summer Peacebuilding Institute at Eastern Menonite
University is available at www.emu.edu.
The UNESCO Conference on Intercultural Education, "Teaching and
Learning for Intercultural Understanding, Human Rights and a Culture of
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
firstname.lastname@example.org or the Conference Secretariat and Office: Ms
Pirjo-Leena Pitkanen, Congress Manager,
email@example.com. Updated information will be
available at www.jyu.fi/ktl/unesco2003/.
Peacebuilding and Development Summer Institute 2003 - American
University, Washington, D.C. runs June 29 - July 18,
providing “knowledge, practical experience and skills for
professionals, teachers and students
involved in conflict resolution, peacebuilding, humanitarian assistance
development.” For information contact Saji Prelis, Program Coordinator,
Peacebuilding & Development Institute, American University,
D.C. 202-885-2014, firstname.lastname@example.org,
The Peace and Justice Support Network of Mennonite church USA (PJSN)
will hold its first gathering June 30 - July 2, just before the
wide convention in Atlanta, at a yet to be announced nearby site. For
contact Peace and Justice Network, Mennnonite Church USA, 722 Main st.,
Box 347, Newton, KS 67114 (866)866 2872, Peace@MennoniteMission.net,
International Perspectives on Peace and Reconciliation is at Parkville,
Victoria, Australia, July 14-17. For derails contact Clare Buuckingham,
International Conflict Resolution Centre, University of Melbourne,
3010 Australia, Tel.: +61 3 8344 7035, email@example.com,
An Interfaith Perspective on Globalization, 2003 is in Oxford, England,
July 22–August 3. For details, Contact Tatiana Roskoshnaya & Kamran
Mofid, Conference Conveners, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://commongood.info.
International Institute on Peace Education 2003: "Educating for Peace
In Divided Societies" Is hosted by the Asia-Pacific Center of Education
International Understanding, organized in association with the Peace
Center of Teachers College Columbia University, in Seoul, Korea -
4-10. For details contact Peace Education Center, Box 171, Teachers
Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, peace
or Asia Pacific Center of Education for International Understanding,
Myong-don 2 ga, Chung-gu, Seoul, Korea,100-810, UNESCO Bldg 604,
The August 2003 Africa conference is at Dar es Salaam as an Ecumenical
Network for Partnership of NGO's
Organizations/Ministries/Institutions. For details contact.
Rev.Dr.Reward Peter.M.Simbeye/Gren Council Coordinator, P.O.BOX
3576 Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. East Africa. Fax;255 22 2112752-4/Phone
255 744 543992, email@example.com or iaewpwgi_tz2002@ yahoo.com.
Peace One Day (www.peaceoneday.org) reminds us that, in 2001, the UN
passed a resolution declaring Sept 21 of each year would be the
official International Day of Peace.
Rethinking Gender, War and Peace: Feminist Perspectives, a conference
sponsored by Psychologists for social Responsibility and the Women’s
Studies Department of the George Washington University is scheduled for
Washington, DC, October 10-12. For details contact Martha Mednick or
Myrna Anderson at PsySR, 2604Connecticvut Ave., NW, Washington, DC
20008 (202)745-7084, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Third Annual Conference of the Association for conflict Resolution is
in Orlando Florida, October 15-18. For details contact Janice
Robertson Pauline, ACR, 1527 New Hampshire Ave, NW, 3rd Fl.,
Washington, DC 20036
(202)667-9700, email@example.com, www.acresolution.org.
The annual conference for Peace Education in Canada, is at McMaster
University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, November 20 – 24, Co-Hosted by
the Canadian Centres for Teaching Peace. The conference Theme is "A
World Fit For Children":
the desired outcome is the enhancement of a vision and action
last year) to advance peace education in Canada, to help build a world
for children, in the framework of the UN International Decade for a
of Peace and Non-Violence for the Children of the World. For more
information , contact Bob Stewart, Canadian Centres for Teaching Peace,
Box 70, Okotoks, Alberta, Canada, T1S 1A4, firstname.lastname@example.org,
"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
UNESCO approved forum is available at www.barcelona2004.org. There are
themes, including Theme Three: Common values in cultural diversity:
for Peace and Cohabitation, Theme Nine Human Rights and
Education for active citizenship - to be coordinated by Yvonne Hebert,
of Calgary, Coordinator of the Citizen Education Research Network
at www.canada.metropolis.net/cern-pub/index.html), or go to
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