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MEETINGS AND EVENTS 1997

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

28-9 April 1997

Conference on `Civil Foreign Policy and the European Civilian Peace Corps as a Part of the EU Common Foreign and Security Policy', organized by the Greens' parliamentary party in the European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium.

Contact: Ernst Gulcher/Rosi Schwarting (Tel.: +32 (2) 2843613) and Jelena von Helldorf (Tel.: +32 (2) 2842440), Fax: +32 (2) 2307837/2849446, e-mail: eguelcher@europarl.eu.int.

5-7 June 1997

Annual conference of the Consortium on Peace Research, Education, and Development (COPRED), on the theme `New Directions in Peace and Justice', Georgetown University, Washington DC.

Contact: COPRED Peace Chronicle, George Mason University, Fairfax VA 22030, USA, Tel.: +1 (703) 993-2405, Fax: +1 (703) 993-3070, e-mail: bwien@gmu.edu.

5-8 June 1997

9th annual conference of the Peace Studies Association, on the theme `New Directions in Peace Studies', Georgetown University, Washington DC.

Contact: Simona Sharoni, National Chair, 1997 Conference, American University, Washington Semester & World Capitals Programs, 4400 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington DC 20016-8083, USA, Tel.: +1 (202) 895-4927, Fax: +1 (202) 895-4960, e-mail: ssharon@american.edu.

6-8 June 1997

Conference on `The Evolution of the World Order: Building a Foundation for Peace in the Third Millennium', organized by the Science for Peace Association at Ryerson Polytechnic University, Toronto.

Contact: WOC, Science for Peace, University College, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H7, Canada, Tel.: +1 (416) 978-3606, Fax: +1 (416) 978-3606, e-mail: woc@acs.ryerson.ca.

13-15 June 1997

10th Interdisciplinary Conference on Peace Psychology of the Projektgruppe Friedensforschung Konstanz, on the theme `War, Nationalism, Racism, and the Media', University of Konstanz.

Contact: Prof. Wilhelm Kempf, Universität Konstanz, Postfach 5560, D-78462 Konstanz, Tel.: +49 (7531) 882564, Fax: +49 (7531) 883560.

19-24 June 1997

Symposium for graduate students on the theme `Toward the Next Century: The Challenge for International Security', organized and sponsored by Women in International Security (WIIS), St John's College, Annapolis and Washington DC.

Contact: Women in International Security, Center for International and Security Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD 207412, USA, Tel.: +1 (301) 405-7612, Fax: +1 (301) 403-8107, e-mail: wiis@puafmail.umd.edu.

30 June-19 July 1997

Training course for `Civilian Personnel of Peace-Keeping/Humanitarian Operations and Election Monitoring Missions' at the Scuola Superiore di Studi Universitari e di Perfezionamiento S. Anna, Pisa.

Contact: Prof. Andrea de Guttry, Director, Scuola Superiore di Studi Universitari e di Perfezionamiento S. Anna, Via Carducci 40, I-56127 Pisa, Tel.: +39 (50) 883312 (Tue./Thu. 10.00-13.00), Fax: +39 (50) 883210, e-mail: pkocorso@ssupl.sssup.it.

9-18 July 1997

11th summer school of the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at the University of Hawaii, on the theme `Development of Intercultural Coursework at Colleges and Universities', Honolulu, Hawaii.

Contact: John Hunt, Center for International Business Education and Research, College of Business Administration, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA, e-mail: hunt@busadm.cba.hawaii.edu.

13-19 July 1997

8th congress of the Pacific Science Association, on the theme `Women, Science and Development: From Indigenous Knowledge to New Information Technologies', University of the Pacific South, Fiji Islands.

Contact: Nancy Davis Lewis, Ph.D., Associate Dean, College of Social Sciences, 105 Hawaii Hall, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA, Tel.: +1 (808) 956-6070, Fax: +1 (808) 956-2340.

20-5 July 1997

Summer academy of the Projektverbund Friedens- und Konfliktforschung (Lower Saxony, Germany), on `Gender, Conflict and Peace', `Ethnic and Group Conflict', and `Psychological Barriers to Conflict Resolution', Evangelische Akademie Rehburg-Loccum. Places still available!

Contact: Projektverbund Friedens- und Konfliktforschung in Niedersachsen, Dr Gudrun Schwarzer, Universität Osnabrück, Fachbereich Psychologie, D-49069 Osnabrück, Tel.: +49 (541) 969-4803, Fax: +49 (541) 969-4763, e-mail: gschwarzer@luce.psycho.uni.osnabrueck.de.

17-21 August 1997

World congress on `Violence and the Future of Society', University of Dublin and Dublin Castle.

Contact: Jessica Bates, Congress Secretary, Dept. of Sociology, University College, Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 7061125, e-mail: Jess.Bates@ucd.ie.

18-21 August 1997

International course in Calabria, Italy, `On the Practise of Tolerance and Non-violence', organized by Continuing Education Centre, University of Jyväskylä and the Natural Eco-living Training Center, Italy, in collaboration with the Peace Education Institute of Finland.

Contact: Dr Riitta Wahlström, Research Fellow, University of Jyväskylä, Continuing Education Centre, PO Box 35, 403521 Jyväskylä, Finland, Tel.: +358 (41) 603741, Fax: +358 (14) 603621, e-mail: riitta@jyu.fi.

25-8 September 1997

9th international `Danube--the River of Co-operation' conference of the International Scientific Forum (ISC `DRC'), Belgrade, Yugoslavia.

Contact: Edia Stojic, President `Danube--the River of Co-operation' International Scientific Forum, Makedonska 25, 4th floor, 11000 Belgrade, Yugoslavia, Tel./Fax: +381 (11) 3226-017.

27-8 September 1997

Conference `For Radical Disarmament in the Baltic Region' organized by the PDS parliamentary party in the regional parliament of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and the Schwerin city council.

Contact: Neustädtisches Palais, z.Hd. Peter Menzlin, Puschkinstr. 19, D-19055 Schwerin.

7-10 October 1997

Second Latin American Congress on International Relations and Peace Research, on the theme `Peace, Development, Equity and Integration in the the Americas', organized by the Centro Argentino de Investigación para la Paz (CAIPAZ) and the Argentinian section of the Consejo Latinoamericano de Investigación para la Paz (CLAIP), Buenos Aires.

Contact: Jaime Garreta, Centro Argentino de Investigación para la Paz, Hipolito Yrigoyen 1994, 2nd 4, 1089 Buenos Aires, Argentina, Fax: +54 (1) 951-0172, e-mail: ser2000overnet@com.ar.

7-8 November 1997

Colloquium on `The Military, War, and the Sexual Order through History' (17th-19th Century)', organized by the Arbeitskreis Militär und Gesellschaft in der Frühen Neuzeit in collaboration with the Zentrum für Interdisziplinäre Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung, Berlin.

Contact: Dr Andreas Gestrich, Sprecher, Historisches Institut, Universität Stuttgart, Keplerstr. 17, D-70174 Stuttgart, Tel.: +49 (711) 121-3546/7, Fax: +49 (711) 121-2757.

14-16 November 1997

1st International Conference of the Peace History Society (formerly the Council on Peace Research in History), on the theme `Peace and War Issues: Gender, Race, Identity, and Citizenship', University of Texas, San Antonio.

Contact: Prof. Scott L. Bills, Dept. of History, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX 75962, USA, Tel.: +1 (409) 468-2285, e-mail: Sbills@fasu.edu; Kathleen Kennedy, Dept. of History, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA 98225, USA Tel.: +1 (360) 650-3043, e-mail: kkennedy@cc.wwu.edu.

23-6 June 1998

17th General Conference of the International Peace Research Association (IPRA), on the theme `Meeting Human Needs in a Co-operative World', Durban, South Africa.

Contact: Prof. Vasu Gounden, University of Durban Westville, Private Bag X54001, Durban 4000, South Africa, Tel.: +27 (31) 8202816, Fax: +27 (31) 8202815, e-mail: vgounden@accord.udw.ac.za.


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