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Meetings and Events 1998-9

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

2-5 April 1998

10th annual conference of the Peace Studies Association: `Peace Studies at 50: Nonviolence in Theory and Action'. Bethel College, North Newton, KS.

Contact: Kathleen Maas Weigert, Center for Social Concerns, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame IN 46556, USA, Tel.: +1 (219) 631-5319, Fax: +1 (219) 631-4171, e-mail: kathleen.m.weigert.2@nd.edu

24-6 April 1998

Conference `Africa and Globalization: Towards the Millennium', organized by University of Central Lancashire with assistance from the African Studies Association and the British Council. University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancs., UK.

Contact: Helen Taylor, Centralan Consultants Ltd., Freepost, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, PR1 2BR, UK, Tel.: +44 (1772) 892251, Fax: +44 (1772) 892938, e-mail: h.m.taylor2@uclan.ac.uk

8-18 May 1998

6th Annual Multidisciplinary, International Conflict-Resolution Conference: `Sharing Tools for Personal/Global Harmony. Organized by the Common Bond Institute (USA) and the Harmony Institute (Russia), in collaboration with the Association of Humanistic Psychology of Saint Petersburg.

Contact: Steve Olweean, Sandra Friedman, and Olga Kudrina, Common Bond Institute (USA), 12170 S. Pine Ayr Drive, Climax MI 49034, USA, Tel.:/Fax: +1 (616) 665-9393, e-mail: solweean@aol.com, http://ahpweb.org/events/98russia.html

21-3 May 1998

Spring meeting of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie, on the theme `Thinking about Development'. Münster.

Contacts: Dr Peter Merten, Institut für Soziologie, Universität Münster, Scharnhornstr. 121, D-48151 Münster, Fax: +49 (251) 8323193, and Dr Dieter Neubert, Institut für Ethnologie und Afrika-Studien, Universität Mainz, D-55099 Mainz, Tel.: +49 (6131) 395933, Fax: +49 (6131) 393730, e-mail: neubertsehr@t-online.de

30 May-1 June 1998

Annual conference of the Canadian Women's Association, in collaboration with the Congress for Social Sciences and Humanities at the University of Ottawa, on the theme `Women's Studies at the Cutting Edge'.

Contact: Organizing Committee, CWSA Congress, Women's Studies Program, University of Ottawa, PO Box 450, Station A, Ottawa ON KIN 6N5, Canada, Tel.: +1 (613) 520-6644 or +1 (613) 562-5791, Fax: +1 (613) 562-5994, e-mail: etfem@uottawa.ca. or hboudre@uottawa.ca

11-16 June 1998

Women in International Security summer symposium for graduate students of international relations, on the theme `Diffusion of Power: Non-state Actors and International Security'. Annapolis, MD, and Washington D.C.

Contact: Women in International Security/CISSM, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742 USA, Tel.: +1 (301) 405 4020, Fax: +1 (301) 403 8107, e-mail: dsmith@puafmail.umd.edu, http://www.puaf.umd.edu/WIIS

19-21 June 1998

11th Conference on the Psychology of Peace, '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 University, Marburg and the political psychology department at the University of Marburg/Lahn.

Contact: Prof. Gerd Sommer, Philipps-Universität Marburg, FB Psychologie, Gutenbergstr. 18, D-35032 Marburg, Tel.: +49 (6421) 28-3666/3668, Fax: +49 (6421) 28-8929/8904, e-mail: Sommerg@mailer.uni-marburg.de

20-7 June 1998

International Professional Training Project in Conflict Resolution, Frenchman's Cove, Jamaica, with the assistance of the Common Bond Institute (USA) and the Harmony Institute (Russia).

Contact: Steve Olweean, Sandra Friedman, and Olga Kudrina, Common Bond Institute (USA), 12170 S. Pine Ayr Drive, Climax MI 49034, USA, Tel.:/Fax: +1 (616) 665-9393, e-mail: solweean@aol.com, http://ahpweb.org/involve/jamaica training.html

23-6 June 1998

17th annual general meeting of the International Peace Research Association, 'Meeting Human Needs in a Co-operative World'. University of Durban-Westville, South Africa.

Contact: Vasu Gounden, African Center for Constructive Resolution of Disputes, University of Durban-Westville, Private bag X54001, Republic of South Africa, Tel.: +27 (31) 204-4816, e-mail: hallen@accord.udw.ac.za or vgounden@accord.udw.ac.za

4 July-15 August 1998

31st Essex Summer School in Social Science Data Analysis and Collection, at the University of Essex.

Contact: Organizing Secretary, Essex Summer School, University of Essex, Colchester CO4 3SQ, UK, Tel.: +44 (1206) 872502, Fax: +44 (1206) 873598, e-mail: sum_sch@essex.ac.uk, http://www.essex.ac.uk/summer98/

8-11 July 1998

3rd international conference of the International Society for Third-Sector Research, Universit de Genve, Geneva, Switzerland.

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

13-14 July 1998

7th workshop series of the International Boundaries Research Unit, on the theme `Land Boundary Management'. University of Durham, UK.

Contact: Michelle Speak, International Boundaries Research Unit, Suite 3P, Mountjoy Research Centre, University of Durham DH1 3UR, UK, Tel.: +44 (191) 374 7705, Fax: +44 (191) 374 7702, e-mail: michelle.speak@durham.ac.uk

15-17 July 1998

5th international conference of the International Boundaries Research Unit, on the theme `Borderlands under Stress'. University of Durham, UK.

Contact: Michelle Speak, International Boundaries Research Unit, Suite 3P, Mountjoy Research Centre, University of Durham DH1 3UR, UK, Tel.: +44 (191) 374 7705, Fax: +44 (191) 374 7702, e-mail: michelle.speak@durham.ac.uk

16-19 July 1998

International conference on the theme `From Pragmatic Solution to Global Structure', organized by the European Peace Research Association (EuPRA) and the Faculty of Public Administration and Public Policy of the University of Twente at the University of Twente.

Contact: Dr Jaap de Wilde, EuPRA, dept. Of Political Science, University of Twente, PO Box 217, NL-7500 AE Enschede, Fax: +31 (53) 489 4734, e-mail: j.h.dewilde@bsk.utwente.nl, http://www.bsk.utwente.nl/1648 - Due to special circumstances the conference venue has been moved from Münster to the University of Twente. Please contact Dr Jaap de Wilde!

16-20 July 1998

3rd European Peace-Education Congress, organized by the Pädagoninnen und Pädagogen für den Frieden, on the theme: `Building a Culture of Peace in Europe'. Graz, Austria.

Contacts: Pädagoninnen und Pädagogen für den Frieden, Kölner Str. 11, D-57072 Siegen, Tel.: +49 (271) 20596, Mobile: 0171 8993637, Fax: +49 (271) 2390985, e-mail: 027120596-0001@t.online.de

Kongreß-98, c/o Gerd Wagner, Landesschulrat für Steiermark (registrations), Körblergasse 23, A-8015 Graz, Tel.: +43 (316) 345 2100, Fax: +43 (316) 345 328.

23-4 July 1998

Conference `Globalization and its Discontents', Simon Frazer University, Vancouver, Canada.

Contact: Osvaldo Croci, Dept. of Political Science, Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario P3E 2C6, Canada, Tel.: +1 (705) 675 1151, e-mail: ocroci@nickel.laurentian.ca, http://www.laurentian.ca/www/polisci/Croci.htm or http://www.citinv.it

25-7 August 1998

International conference of the Movement for Direct Democracy, on the theme `Direct Democracy'. Pribram, Czech Republic.

Contact: Dr Michael Macpherson, Integral Studies, Derfflingerstr. 17, D-10785 Berlin, Tel.: +49 (30) 262 3768, e-mail: mjm@berlin.snafu.de, http://www.snafu.de/~mjm/index.html or http://www.snafu.de/~mjm/psamra.html

25 August-3 September 1998

International School on Disarmament and Research on Conflicts, in collaboration with University of Trento and University of Rome `Tor Vergata': conference on `Technology Transfer'. Candriai (Trento), Italy.

Contact: Prof. Carlo Schaerf (Pres. ISODARCO), Dept. of Physics, University of Rome `Tor Vergata', I-00133 Rome, Tel.: +39 (6) 7259-4560/1, Fax: +39 (6) 2040309, Telex: 626382 FIUNTV I, e-mail: SCHAERF@ROMA2.INFN.IT

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 at the Wirtschaftsuniversität, Vienna.

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

9-15 October 1998

4th European Conference on Peacemaking and Conflict Resolution: 'Empowering Local Capacities for Peace: The Role of Conflict Resolution'. Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Contact: Centre for Conflict Management, Norway, Postbox 150, 1430 AAS, Norway, Tel.: +47 64944237, Fax; +47 64 94 42 38, e-mail: mediator@os.telia.no or mediate@sn.no

12-26 March 1999

9th Spring Academy on Security Policy, organized by the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt in collaboration with the Atlantische Akademie Rheinland-Pfalz e.V., on the theme `Pax Americana? World-Power Politics and the Peace Order on the Threshold of the New Millennium. Pfalzakademie, Lambrecht.

Contact: Dr Berthold Meyer, Hessische Stiftung Friedens- und Konfliktforschung, Leimenrode 29, D-60322 Frankfurt/M., Tel.: +49 (69) 959104-0, Fax: +49 (69) 558481.


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