Monday, August 30, 2010

International Philosophers for Peace

International Philosophers for Peace (IPPNO) 13th International Conference

As part of:
WORLD THINKERS' AND POETS' PEACE MEET-
DECEMBER 2010 AT KOLKATA, INDIA

We invite participants and paper submissions for the comprehensive peace conference outlined below, which will include IPPNO’s 13th International Conference. All academic disciplines and peace thinkers are welcome.

WORLD THINKERS' AND POETS' PEACE MEET-
including 12th Session Provisional World Parliament & 13th Conference of International Philosophers for Peace (IPPNO) on The themes of CONFLICT, HARMONY, PEACE, and/or WORLD GOVERNMENT 27-31 December,2010 at Kolkata, India

A copy of abstracts and paper submissions for the IPPNO Conference should be sent to Dr. Patricia Murphy, Chair, IPPNO International Advisory Board, 902 Davis Street, Takoma Park, MD, 20912-6439, USA as well as with the registration form to Kolkata.

Registration fee includes local transport, sightseeing in Kolkata, food, and lodging for the duration of the conference (December 27-31).

Organized by ISISAR(International Society for Intercultural Studies and Research) & Giribala Education Society, Kolkata, in collaboration with WCPA (World Constitution and Parliament Association) and IPPNO (International Philosophers For Peace) USA: www.philosophersforpeace.org/.

Conference Director and Chairperson, Dr. Santi Nath Chattopadhyay, Director ISISAR, Kolkata, India.

PROGRAMME OUTLINE:

December 26-27 (participants arrive)

27-29 Dec.: Provisional World Parliament Session (see that call on www.worldproblems.net) and other sessions including Inauguration, Peace March, Release of Special Volumes, Art & Book Exhibitions, Poets' Meet, Cultural Programmes etc,

30-31 Dec.: IPPNO Sessions, other sessions including valedictory session, Adoption of World Peace Resolution, Peace Award, other prizes, Site seeing etc.(complete program will be published in 'Culture and Quest' at the time of conference).

January 1-2 (most participants depart).

TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION: Under the central themes of 'Conflict, Harmony, Peace, and/or World Government’, papers may be submitted from scientific, philosophical, aesthetic, or ethical perspectives. Also welcome are papers on Peace Education, Music and Peace, Art & Peace or Poetry and Peace.

Registration form and fee of $400 for hard currency countries should be completed before October 2010. 5% additional after that time. Deadline for abstracts of papers and registration: November 1, 2010. Deadline for completed papers: December 1.

TOPICS FOR ESSAY COMPETITION OF STUDENTS & SCHOLARS:

1.Violence, Nonviolence & Peace, 2.Human Rights, Freedom & Peace, 3.Conflicts, Harmony & Peace, 4.Poetry & Peace, 5.Feminist Movements & Peace,6. Religious & Communal Conflicts & Peace,7.Threats to Nature, Balance of Ecology & Peace (2 copies of essays are to be sent within September 2010) & competition of Art (paintings on peace).

REGISTRATION FORM should include:

1.Name & full address with phone no. and email..........
2.Names of accompanying persons...
3.Passport details(for foreign delegates)......
4.Name of paper, abstract (1 typed page) (2 copies each)
5. Full paper by December 1, 2010

Completed registration form and fees-$400(HC Countries),$200 (non-HC Countries),Rs.3000/-(for India & Bangladesh),Rs.1000/-(local delegates),

BY A/C Payee Bank Draft made out to ISISAR (International Society for Intercultural Studies and Research) within September 2010 and/or 5% extra after September 2010, by speed post or registered post, are to be sent to:

Dr.Santinath Chattopadhyay,Programme Director,WTPPeace Meet,ISISAR

Office-22,S.K.Deb Road(4th bye Lane)Kolkata-700048,India.PH No.-091-33-25215753/25343782,email- cal_isisar@hotmail.com

(Food, accommodation, conveyance, site-seeing etc., for foreign and Indian delegates will be provided by the organizers but no passage money will be served).

For more information contact Dr. Glen Martin, President IPPNO at Radford University: gmartin@radford.edu.
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