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MEETINGS AND EVENTS 1997-1998

Titles of non-English-language meetings are given in English

12-14 November 1997

Meeting of the Evangelische Akademie Loccum on the theme 'What Part Can Church Development Services Play in Containing Violence, Arbitrating Disputes, and Constructively Managing Conflicts?' Rehburg-Loccum (in English).

Contact: Dr Jörg Calließ, Evangelische Akademie Loccum, Münchehäger Str. 6, D-31547 Rehburg-Loccum, Tel.: +49 (5766) 81-109, Fax +49 (5766) 81-128, e-mail: 100567.504@compuserve.com.

20-2 November 1997

Four-yearly Legacy Program Forum of Global Green USA, on the theme 'Military Toxic Cleanup and Base Conversion'. Indianapolis, Indiana (USA).

Contact: Dar Rudnyckyj, Global Green USA, Washington DC, Tel.: +1 (202) 879-3181, Fax: +1 (202) 879-3182, e-mail: rudy@igc,apc.org.

26-8 November 1997

Meeting of the Evangelische Akademie Bad Boll on the theme 'Working at Peace: Challenges and Visions'. Organized jointly with the Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Friedens- und Konfliktforschung, the 'Ohne Rüstung Leben' group, and the Verein für Friedenspädagogik Tübingen e.V. In Bad Boll.

Contact: Dr Manfred Budzinski/Beatrix Vatheuer, Evangelische Akademie Bad Boll, D-73087 Bad Boll, Tel.: +49 (7164) 79-0/79-217, Fax: +49 (7164) 79-440.

4-7 December 1997

Indian-European symposium on 'Visions of Indian Identity', organized by the Indian Cultural Institute in Frankfurt in conjunction with the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt. Frankfurt/M.

Contact: Dr Christian Büttner, c/o HSFK, Leimenrode 29, D-60322 Frankfurt/M., Tel.: +49 (69) 959104-0, Fax: +49 (69) 558481, e-mail: hsfk@em.uni-frankfurt.de, http://www.rz.uni-frankfurt.de/hsfk

15-7 December 1997

Workshop Series No. 5 of the International Boundaries Research Unit at the University of Durham, on the theme `The Negotiation of International Boundaries'. University of Durham (United Kingdom).

Contact: Mrs Julia Oliver, International Boundaries Research Unit, Suite 3P, Mountjoy Research Centre, University of Durham, DH1 3UR, United Kingdom, Tel.: +44 (191) 374-7701, Fax: +44 (191) 374-7702, e-mail: j.c.oliver@durham.ac.uk

25 January-1 February 1998

11th winter course of the International School on Disarmament and Research on Conflicts, on the theme 'Russia and its Western Neighbours'. Andalo, Trento (Italy).

Contact: Prof. Carlo Schaerf, President of ISODARCO, Dept. of Physics, University of Rome 'Tor Vergata', I-00133 Rome, Tel.: +39 (6) 7259-4560/1, Fax: +39 (6) 2040309, e-mail: schaerf@roma2.infn.it

Early February 1998

7th symposium of the Institute of Criminology at the Hebrew University Jerusalem, on the theme 'State, Politics, and Crime. To be held in memory of Prof. Drapkin, founder and first director of the institute. Jerusalem (Israel).

Contact: Ms Bilha Cohen, Secretary, Institute of Criminology, Faculty of Law, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem 91905 Israel, Tel.: +972 (2) 588-2502, Fax: +972 (2) 588-1725, e-mail: msnadera@pluto.mscc.huji.ac.il

19-21 February 1998

International study-conference on 'Educational Perspectives in a Global Environment', to be held by the International Studies Program at Sacramento City College. Sacramento Holiday Inn, Capitol Plaza, Sacramento (USA).

Contact: Dagne Tedla, Co-ordinator, Sacramento City College, International Studies Program, 3835 Freeport Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 9582201386, USA, Tel.: +1 (916) 558-2309, Fax: +1 (916) 558-2098, e-mail: intlstdy@mail.scc.losrios.cc.ca.us

20-2 February 1998

26th AFK Colloquium, celebrating the AFK's 30th anniversary. On the theme 'Culture of Peace not Kulturkampf: Strategies for Cultural Civilization and Sustainable Peacemaking'. Evangelische Akademie, Iserlohn.

Contact: Christiane Lammers, Geschäftsführerin der Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Friedens- und Konfliktforschung e.V., Sülzburgstr. 162, D-50670 Cologne, Tel./Fax: +49 (221) 419656.

17-21 March 1998

Annual meeting of the International Studies Association. Minneapolis, Minnesota (USA).

Contact: International Studies Association, 216 Herald R. Clark Building, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602, USA, Tel.: +1 (801) 378-2995, Fax: +1 (801) 378-7075.

23-9 March 1998

Various workshops on the theme 'Democracy, Public Opinion, and the Use of Force in a Changing International Environment', to be held by the European Consortium for Political Research. Warwick (England).

Contacts: (1) Philip Everts (Workshop Director), Institute for International Studies, University of Leiden, Wassenaarseweg 52, NL-2333 AK Leiden, The Netherlands, Tel.: +31 (71) 527.34.11/34.31, Fax: +31 (71) 527.36.19, e-mail: Everts@rulfws.leidenuniv.nl and (2) Pierangelo Isernia (Workshop Director), Dipartimento di Scienze Storiche, Giuridiche, Politiche e Sociali, Universit^ di Siena, Piazza San Francesco 7, I-53100 Siena, Tel.: +39 (577) 298736, Fax: +39 (577) 298754, e-mail: isernia@unisi.it

27-9 May 1998

International Congress on Conversion: Challenges for Enterprises and Regions in East and West, organized by The Schlewsig-Holstein Institute for Peace Research (SHIP) at the Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, Germany.

Contact: Prof Klaus Potthoff / Heidrun Wessels, SHIP, Kaiserstrasse 2, D-24143 Kiel, germany, Tel.: +49 (431) 77572-851, Fax: +49 (431) 77572-852, e-mail: schiff@schiff.uni-kiel.de

2-5 April 1998

10th annual conference of the Peace Studies Association, co-organized with the Consortium on Peace Research, Education and Development. Bethel College, North Newton, Kansas (USA).

Contact: Julie Hart, 1998 Conference Chair, Peace Studies Association, Bethel College, 300 E. 27th Street, North Newton, KS 67117, Tel.: +1 (316) 284-5245, Fax: +1 (316) 284-5286, e-mail: jhart@bethelks.edu

8-18 May 1998

6th annual international multidisciplinary Conflict Resolution conference, on the theme 'Sharing Tools for Personal/Global Harmony'. With assistance from the Common Bond Institute (USA) and the Harmony Institute (Russia), in collaboration with the Association for Humanistic Psychology in St Petersburg (Russia).

Contacts: (1) Steve Olweean/Sandra Friedman, Common Bond Institute, 12170 S. Pine Ayr Drive, Climax, MI 49034, USA, Tel.: +1 (616) 665-9393, e-mail: solweean@aol.com

(2) Queries from ex-SU countries should be addressed only to: Alexander Badkhen/Mark Pevzner, Harmony Institute, av. Gastello, 9 St Petersburg, 196066 Russia, Tel.: +7 (812) 291-8220, Fax: +7 (812) 293-1330, e-mail: badkhen@harmony.harmony.spb.su or pevzner@training.spb.su

29-31 May 1998

European Peace Congress Osnabrück '98, to mark 350th anniversary of the Peace of Westphalia. Organized by the Sponsoring Group for the 1994 European Conference on Peace and Conscientious Objection, Osnabrück.

Contact: European Peace Congress Osnabrück 1998, Postfach 4124, D-49031 Osnabrück, Tel.: +49 (541) 260 650, Fax: +49 (541) 260 680, e-mail: PeaceCongress1998@t-online.de, http://www.dfg-vk.de/peacecongress 1998.

18-20 June 1998

11th Peace Psychology meeting on the theme 'Human Rights and Peace'. Organized by the Forum Friedenspsychologie-Bewußtsein für den Frieden in collaboration with the Interdisziplinäre Arbeitsgruppe für Friedens- und Abrüstungsforschung at the Philipps-Universität Marburg, and the political psychology section of the Berufsverband Deutscher Psychologen. At the University of Marburg/Lahn.

Contact: Prof. Gert Sommer, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Fachbereich Psychologie, Gutenbergstr. 18, D-35032 Marburg, Tel.: +49 (6421) 28-3666/8, Fax: +49 (6421) 28-8929/8904, e-mail: Sommerg@mailer.uni-marburg.de

23-6 June 1998

17th International Peace Research Association conference on the theme 'Meeting Human Needs in a Co-operative World'. University of Durban-Westville (South Africa).

Contact: Vasu Gounden, African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, University of Durban-Westville, Private Bag X54001, Tel.: +27 (31) 204-4816/262-9340, Fax: +27 (31) 204-4815/262-9346, e-mail: hallen@accord.udw.ac.za or vgounden@accord.udw.ac.za.

8-11 July 1998

3rd international conference of the International Society for Third-Sector Research. University of Geneva (Switzerland).

Contact: International Society for Third-Sector Research, The John Hopkins University, 551 Wyman Park Building, 3400 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218-2688, USA, Tel.: +1 (410) 516-4678, Fax: +1 (410) 516-4870.

16-19 September 1998

3rd Pan-European International Relations Conference of the International Studies Association and the Standing Group on International Relations of the European Consortium for Political Research. Wirtschaftsuniversität, Vienna.

Contact: International Studies Association, 216 Herald R. Clark Building, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602, USA, Tel.: +1 (801) 378-2995, Fax: +1 (801) 378-7075.


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