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PEACE 2023 : 5th Benjamin V. Cohen Peace Conference: Places and Spaces for Peace


When Apr 7, 2023 - Apr 8, 2023
Where Zoom
Submission Deadline Feb 1, 2024
Categories    peace studies   justice   peacemaking   community

Call For Papers

The Ball State University Center for Peace and Conflict Studies is very pleased to announce a Call for Proposals to present at the 5th Benjamin V. Cohen Peace Conference: Places and Spaces for Peace. The Conference will be held on Zoom April 7th-8th, 2023.
Scholars, students, practitioners, and activists from all disciplines and laypersons are invited to submit proposals to present symposia and lightning rounds on the theme “Places and Spaces for Peace.”

Proposals will be blind-reviewed. We welcome submissions, in particular, that focus on strategies, research, and recommendations surrounding peacemaking and peacebuilding, as well as those that explore the bridge between activism and research.

Suggested topics include (but are not limited to):
Community peacemaking/peacebuilding theory and praxis
Community violence causes, analysis, alternatives, solutions
COVID-19 and peace
Political polarization
School violence causes, analysis, alternatives, solutions
Structural violence relative to race, gender, sexuality, class, religion
Justice and reconciliation
Race relations
Law enforcement and marginalized populations
Domestic violence
Restorative justice
Religious intolerance and/or conflict
Community corrections
Community organizing
Legislative access
Gun reform
Internet and social media for peacemaking/peacebuilding
Post-conflict reconstruction
National/international law and local politics
International peacemaking and peacebuilding/peacemaking and peacebuilding across borders
Ethnic conflict
Meditation and mindfulness
Sports for development and peace
Suicide prevention
Human rights
Sexual harassment
Economic inequity or equality
Health disparities
Environmental issues

The deadline for submitting proposals is February 1, 2023 (5 PM EST).

Click here to review the guidelines for submitting your proposal.
To submit proposals for the conference:
Submit your proposal for a lightning round presentation:
Submit your proposal for a symposium presentation:

Acceptance of proposals does not exempt presenters from paying the full registration fee.

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