The Consortium is located in the Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary.
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2013 Summer Institute in Peacebuilding and Social Justice (July 8-12, 2013, Location: PFB 3208 UofC): The popular SI will be offered as a block week course (35-40 classroom hours), housed in the Faculty of Social Work and open to students from any faculty registered in Graduate and Undergraduate degree programs, as well as members of the general public. Click here for course details and registration info for students and public.
2020 Vision for Humanity Symposium
November 2, 2013, Calgary, AB
The symposium organizing committee welcomes Call for Abstracts/ Papers (deadline Sept 2) on armed conflict resolution; nuclear disarmament; post-conflict development; gender issues; how moving beyond a fear culture is necessary for a society based on equity and freedom; peace-building, global citizenship, human rights, intercultural / interreligious explorations, democracy and the global order, best practices, success stories, and capacity building. Details in www.ucalgary.ca/peacestudies/symposium
These events had food, music and brilliant speakers sharing their ideas and experience around Peace. Music is a huge vehicle in peace building as such it was a natural choice. The discussions center around topics such as What is Peace work & why does it matter, what are the complications involved and what does peace work look like in our everyday lives. Everyone welcome!
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Announcements for who won the Consortium's 2013-2014 Research Grants
Research Fellowships recipients in Peace Studies: Abosede Omowumi Babatunde on human trafficking and security challenges in Nigeria
Research Fellowships recipients in Peace Studies in Global Citizenship: Jorg Ostrowski on his Silk Road of Peace