Call for Proposals (due 12/4): 10th International Conference on Conflict Resolution Education, June 8-9, 2016

Call for Proposals due December 4th!  The 10th Intl. Conference on Conflict Resolution Education, Building Stronger Communities Through Peace, Justice and Security, will take place June 8 – 13, 2016 in Columbus, Ohio, USA.  This year’s conference, co-hosted by The Ohio State University and the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict, brings together educators, practitioners, researchers, policymakers, and students from all over the world.  Choose from more than 8 pre-conference trainings (June 8 – 9) on everything from Restorative Justice in Schools to Kingian Nonviolence Training and Multi-Faith Dialogue in Prisons.  Select from 4+ keynotes and more than 75 workshops during the main conference (June 10 – 11). Consider submitting a nomination for the Peace/Conflict Resolution Educator Award and for the U.S. High School Student Peace and Conflict Resolution Education Scholarship Award.  The Annual Seminar for Colleges and Universities Developing and Enhancing their Peace and Conflict Studies Programs (June 12 – 13). Schools, colleges and universities who are sponsors may send their students for only $35 per day.  For the call for proposals and partner and sponsor information, please contact the Conference Coordinator, Jen Batton at +1 – 216-952-5609.  All conference details will be posted on the main conference web site by Friday, October 23rd. 

Published by David J. Smith

I am a career coach, consultant, and head of a not for profit - the Forage Center - that offers humanitarian education training. I also teach at George Mason University and Drexel University. A one time lawyer, I spent many years teaching in a community college where I was a Fulbright U.S. Scholar teaching in Estonia. I'm the author of Peace Jobs: A Student's Guide to Starting a Career Working for Peace (IAP 2016). I've been married to my best friend for over 31 years and we have two well adjusted adult children who teach me something new everyday. I live in Rockville, Maryland.

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