UPCOMING EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

The 38th Annual O.D. Information Exchange will be in May, details in next issue. For more contact Organization Development Institute, 11234 Walnut Ridge Rd., Chesterland, OH 44026 (440)729-7419, DonWCole@aol.com, http://www.odinstitute.org.

 

The 28th O.D. World Conference On Making Change Happen will be June 8-14. On the Island of Sardinia, off the coast of Italy. For details contact Don Cole at O.D. Institute (address and phone above) www.odinstitute.org, or E-mail: mario.gastaldi@braint.net.

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The 60th Annual DPI NGO Conference, “Climate Change: How It Effects Us All” is at the United Nations, in New York City, September 5-7.

 

Forgiveness and Terror: a Lead-In Conference to the Indian Conference (in January, see below), sponsored by the European Transpersonal Association, is September 21-24 in Freiberg, Germany. For information, go to http://www.atpweb.org.

 

The 2007 Peace and Justice Studies association (PJSA) Conference: “Cultural Identity in a Mass Culture World“ is September 27 – 30, at Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, PA, and Hosted by Elizabethtown College, BCA and the Baker Institute of Juniata College. For information contact Margaret Groarke, Director, Peace Studies Program, Manhattan College, 4513 Manhattan College Parkway, Bronx, NY 10471 (718)862-7943, margaret.groarke@manhattan.edu, http://www.peacejusticestudies.org.

 

The 8th edition of Youth Action for Peace is September 30 – October 7, in Mollina, Spain. The movement will be partner of this event by organizing a seminar on young refugees inclusion through volunteering: “Journey of Peace: how to integrate young refugees through local volunteering. For more information email: mailto:exchange-training@yap.org.

 

The Student Peace Alliance National Conference 2007 will take place at Brandeis University, October 19-21, bringing together student and youth leaders from around the country to develop their peacebuilding and organizing skills so that they can effectively create positive change in their communities. For more information go to: https://salsa.democracyinaction.org/o/696/shop/custom.jsp?donate_page_KEY=2408>https://salsa.democracyinaction.org/o/696/shop/custom.jsp?donate_page_KEY=2408.

 

The Wisconsin Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies and the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse are putting on the 23rd Annual Conference on Peace and Conflict Studies: “Multiculturalism, Pluralism, and Globalization,” October 4-5, in La Crosse. For information contact Deborah Buffton: buffton.debo@uwlax.edu.

 

The Conference on Human Rights in Angola is October 16-17, in Angola, organized the Catholic University, in partnership with UN Human Rights Office and Open Society. For details Ms. Maria Antonia Borges da Cunha, United Nations Office for Human Rights, Luanda, Angola, Tel. 244 222 440550, maborgesdacunha@ohchr.org, or claudio.ceic@ucan.edu.

 

Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) Seventh Annual Conference: “Rethinking the Table: People, Places, and Practices” is October 24-27, in Phoenix, Arizona. For information contact ACR: ACR@ACRnet.org, http://www.ACRnet.org/conferences/ac07/Registration.htm.

 

Second Annual Engaging The Other, An international, multicultural, multidisciplinary conference exploring concepts of “The Other” from a universal, cross-cultural perspective to promote wider public dialogue about images of “Us and Them”, is October 25-28, 2007 in Dearborn, Michigan, put on by the Common Bond Institute and HARMONY Institute, Co-sponsored by: International Humanistic Psychology Association, and National Resource Center for the Healing of Racism. For details contact and endorsed by: An international Common Bond Institute, 12170 South Pine Ayr Drive, Climax, MI 49034, Ph/Fax: (269)665-9393, SOlweean@aol.org, http://www.cbiworld.org.

The 4th annual Gandhi-King Conference on Peacemaking is October 26-27 in Memphis, Tennessee, focusing on various topics having to do with peace, nonviolence, and conflict resolution. For more information visit <http://www.gandhikingconference.org/>http://www.gandhikingconference.org.

 

The 19th Annual Central New York Peace Studies Consortium Program Theme: Environmental Justice and Education is November 3, at Cortland, New York, sponsored by the SUNY, Cortland Center for Ethics, Peace and Social Justice (CEPS). For information, or to send proposals and abstracts fro presentations by October 1, contact Conference Chair: Andrew Fitz-Gibbon: fitzgibbon@cortland.edu.

 

The Canadian Community for Dialogue & Deliberation (C2D2), “Facing Complex Issues Together,” is having its second conference. November 12-14, (with post-conference trainings on the 15th and 16th) in Vancouver, British Columbia, at the Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue at Simon Fraser University and at the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre. For details go to: www.c2d2.ca, or http://c2d2.dialoguecircles.com.

 

The Dialogue Under Occupation Conference is November 14-16, at Al-Quds University, Jerusalem. The focus of “Dialogue Under Occupation” is the ongoing exploration of dialogue and discourse in areas of the world experiencing occupation. Dialogue is intended in the sense that understanding of differing perspectives comes through dialogue. Discourse refers to the types of talk that the various stakeholders involved in occupation engage in (e.g., political discourse, media discourse, public discourse). The goal of the conference is to provide a venue to maximize the investigation and application of differing perspectives (i.e., the dialogue or discourse of the occupied, the dialogue or discourse of the occupiers, or the interaction between opposing sides), and to actively promote greater understanding of the ideologies, issues, concerns, etc. of individuals affected by occupation in its various dimensions. For information contact duo@neiu.edu, or Shelley Wong: swong1@gmu.edu, or Lawrence N. Berlin/DUO II, Dept. of Linguistics, Northeastern Illinois University, 5500 N. St. Louis Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60625.

 

The International Education for Peace Conference, “Strategies for Building a Civilization of Peace” is November 15-18 at Vancouver, Canada, exploring the theme of “Strategies for Building a Civilization of Peace.” The primary goal of the conference is to contribute to the worldwide efforts to create a civilization of peace. Essential to this undertaking is life-long peace education at home, in schools, and in the community, with its focus on the integral role of all members of society-children, youth, and adults-and with the equal participation of women and men in the administration of human affairs. For more information visit: http://www.efpinternational.org/conference2007.

 

Walk the Green Line is November 27-29, in Israel, is an opportunity to experience what the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is all about, meeting with Israeli and Palestinian peacemakers, with an opportunity to take a stand on the solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. For more information visit: https://tcmail1.tc.columbia.edu/exchweb/bin/redir.asp? or http://www.walkthegreenline.org>www.walkthegreenline.org.

 

Peace and Conflict Resolution Conference 2007 is December 7-9, in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Applications and abstract submissions will be accepted starting from June 10th 2007. Deadline for abstracts submissions is October 20th, 2007. For more information visit: http://www.tomorrowpeople.org/peace/conference.htm.

 

4th Global Symposium – December 7-10 – Lucknow, India, Inviting civil society, media, corporate representatives, university professors, educators and children from the world over to the 4th Global Symposium, “Awakening Planetary Consciousness”. The Global Symposium is an annual event that has developed a world wide movement through a global partnership with civil society and educational organizations to establish sustainable development, world unity and world peace. For more information visit <https://tcmail1.tc.columbia.edu/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.wmgd.net/symposium>www.wmgd.net/symposium

 

Workshop on Humiliation and Violent Conflict representing the Tenth Annual Human DHS Meeting is December 13-14, at Teachers College, ColumbiaUniversity from December 13-14, 2007 For more information visit: http://www.humiliationstudies.org/whoweare/don.php.

 

World Conference on Spirituality and Psychology in India is at the Delhi Univeristy Center, in Delhi, India, in January, sponsored by ATO and Infinity Foundation, with cosponsorship of the Association for Humanistic Psychology (AHP). For details go to: http://www.WorldCongressPS2008.0rg.

 

The Seventh Annual Globalization for the Common Good: An Inter-faith Perspective “From the Middle East to Asia Pacific: Arc of Conflict or Dialogue of Cultures and Religions?” will be at Trinity College, University of Melbourne, Australia, June 30 – July 4, 2008. For details contact Dr. Kamran Mofid at k.mofid@btopenworld.com, http://www.globalisationforthecommongood.

 

The 22nd Global Conference of the International Peace Research Association (IPRA), “Building Sustainable Futures: Enacting Peace and Development,” is be hosted by the University of Leuven, Belgium, July 15-19, 2008. For details go to: http://www.ipra2008.org.

 

The Fourth National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation (NCDD) Conference will be October 3-5, 2008 in

Austin, Texas. For details go to: (http://wms3.streamhoster.com/faq/clients/ncdd.

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