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CfP: In't Peace Research, 5-9.8.2000, Tampere (Finland)

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  • Florian Bieber
    Date: Wed, 17 May 2000 01:54:29 -0400 From: Craig Zelizer
    Message 1 of 1 , May 25, 2000
      Date: Wed, 17 May 2000 01:54:29 -0400
      From: "Craig Zelizer" <czelizer@...
      Subject: Fw: IPRA Conference Update

      Dear Colleagues (with apologies for any cross-postings)

      The 18th conference of the International Peace Research Association is
      approaching. It will take place 5-9 August 2000 in Tampere, Finland,
      hosted by the Tampere Peace Research Institute.

      The title of the conference is Challenges for Peace Research in the 21st
      Century. A Dialogue of Civilizations, but its agenda covers all aspects of
      peace research. It features six plenary sessions as well as a wealth of
      commision meetings, panels, workshops, etc. The titles of the plenaries

      * Dialogue, Not Clash of Civilizations.
      * Challenges to International Law, Organization and World Order
      * The Interface between Peace Research, Peace Education and Activism
      * Gender issues, Peace and Development
      * Positive Experiences of Peacebuilding and Social Transformation
      * Democratization: East European and African Experiences
      You can find the preliminary timetable at

      In addition to the plenaries, most of IPRA's standing commissions arrange
      several sessions. The commissions are:
      * Conflict Resolution and Peace Building
      * Culture and Communications
      * Eastern Europe (preliminary agenda at
      * Ecological Security
      * Global Political Economy
      * International Human Rights
      * Indigenous Peoples' Rights
      * Internal Conflicts
      * Nonviolence
      * Peace Education
      * Peace History (preliminary agenda at
      * Peace Movements
      * Peace Theories (preliminary agenda at
      * Reconciliation
      * Refugees
      * Religion and Peace
      * Security and Disarmament (preliminary agenda at
      * Women and Peace (preliminary agenda at

      Moreover, there are special panels and workshops on the following topics:

      * The Construction of Subjectivity and Political Violence (see
      * 'Clash' or Dialogue' of Civilisations? Critical Perspectives on the
      Discourse and Practices of Boundary Making in the Next Millennium (see
      * Globalization and State in the Middle East (see
      * Dialogue of Civilizations (see
      * The Mediterranean Possibilities and Challenges for Peace Research
      * Colloquium on Language and Peace (see
      * Special session of the Working Group on Indigenous Peoples' Rights
      * Art and Peace (see

      Pre or post-conference tours will be arranged if there are enough people
      who are interested in the tours.

      The deadline for the early registrations is 31 May. You can find the
      registration form at
      http://www.copri.dk/ipra/registration.htm. Please
      note that registration forms should be sent to the Tampere Conference Service.
      Academic enquiries can be directed either to the convenors of the various
      commissions (for a list see
      or to the IPRA secretariat at the address below.

      I hope that you will use this unique opportunity for acquainting yourself
      with the state of the art of peace research and/or making a contribution
      the development of the discipline and look forward to seeing you in
      in August.

      Yours sincerely
      on behalf of IPRA

      Bjoern Moeller, Ph.D. & MA
      Secretary General, International Peace Research Association (IPRA)
      External Lecturer, Institute of Political Science, University of
      Senior Research Fellow, Copenhagen Peace Research Institute (COPRI)
      Fredericiagade 18, DK-1310 Copenhagen K., Denmark
      Phone: +45 3345 5052, Fax: +45 3345 5060, E-mail: bmoeller@...

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