The University of Notre Dame and Their Annual Student Peace Conference
The University of Notre Dame's annual Student Peace Conference will take
place on April 1-2, 2005. The conference is officially sponsored by the
Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and is planned and directed
entirely by undergraduate students of the University. Students from
universities and colleges across the United States and abroad will participate.
In the spirit of hope for increased global cooperation and transnational
dialogue, the theme for this year's conference is "Crossing Boundaries in
the Name of Peace."
Associate Director, Kroc Institute
2005 Annual Student Peace Conference
"Crossing Boundaries in the Name of Peace"
April 1-2, 2005
Call for Papers
The two-day conference will feature a variety of seminars, lectures,
artistic performances, exhibits, and a keynote speaker. We welcome
undergraduate and graduate peace visionaries of all majors to submit
proposals for presentations. We encourage presentations of peace in all
forms and from all disciplines and perspectives.
The Peace Conference Committee invites papers, panel proposals,
performances, audio-visual presentations, interactive sessions or workshops
that explore transnational and cross-cultural approaches to peace. These
presentations may involve completed research, research in-progress, or case
studies, especially those reflecting innovative practice. Each presenter
will have 10 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion.
Submission themes could focus on, but are not limited to:
* Transnationalism and peace
* Peace in a post-9/11 society
* International law
* International, cross-cultural, or inter-religious dialogue
* The role of the mediator
* Effects of propaganda
* Technology and global politics
* Changing scholarly and popular conceptions of war and peace
* International organizations and non-governmental organizations
* Role of the media in war making and peacekeeping
* Strengths and weaknesses of existing peace movements
* Changing nature of warfare
* Women and/or children and peace
* Peace in contemporary literature
* Economics of peace
Submissions and/or questions may be made via email to Joseph Tan
acknowledged within 3 days. Notification of acceptance of proposals will
be sent as soon as the reviewing process is completed, not later than early
Each submission should include a separate title page, contact information,
and a brief 100 word summary of the presentation.
The tentative deadline for proposals is late February 2005.
Hal Culbertson, Associate Director
Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies
112 Hesburgh Center for International Studies
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, Indiana 46556
(574) 631-8832 (phone)
(574) 631-6973 (fax)
Visit the Kroc Institute website at <http://kroc.nd.edu>