Call for abstracts: Tbilisi International Peace Conference October 6, 2017
The PESTUGE project on peacestudies education of which DCU is coordinator will host an International Peace Conference in Tbilisi Georgia on 6th October 2017. This conference is the first major event of the Georgian Institute for Peace Studies, hosted by Caucasus University. The establishment of this institute is one of the significant outputs of the PESTUGE project, which is funded by Erasmus + Key Action 2. The conference is an opportunity for scholars, academics and researchers from around the world, who are involved in peace and conflict studies, to come together and share their ideas about peace studies approaches and current conflict transformations issues.
The conference is looking for research on the following broad themes:
- International and local conflicts as a source of instability.
- Conflict transformation and security;
- Comparative Peace Processes;
- Peace processes and peacebuilding practices/initiatives;
- Restorative justice and reconciliation;
- Gender and peace building.
For participation both the completed research papers as well as works in progress are accepted.
Please, submit your abstract (250-300 words) based on one of the topics above via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 15th of July, 2017.
The Conference will include a special panel “Youth and Peace building” for students (BA and MA levels) to present their ongoing research on peace issues.
Students must also submit abstracts (200-250 words) no later than July 15th via e-mail: email@example.com
For additional information about PESTUGE, please visit the project website.