Peace and Nuclear-Non Proliferation February 15-17, 2013 Guilford College

full name / name of organization: 
Professor for Peace
contact email: 
professorsforpeace at gmail.com

Abstracts Due: November 15, 2012
Peace and Nuclear Non-Proliferation: A World of No Nukes?

This is an interdisciplinary, international mini-conference that addresses the theory and practice of peace in the world today from the disciplines of the humanities and sciences. Goals of the conference include initiating dialogues on peace that will shape future social policies and cultural conversations, exchanging research and pedagogy, and creating positive social change in our communities. Limited conference enrollment.

Papers should address any the topic in one of the panels below. Questions listed below the panel are starting points but papers may address broader issues within the panel title and theme.

Panel 1: The United Nations and Sustainable Disarmament
How can we achieve sustainable disarmament and what role does the U.N. play?
Panel 2: Gender Perspectives on War
What types of roles do women and men have in wartime and peace?

Panel 3: Ecosystems and Nuclear Waste
What are the environmental, biological, and social effects of nuclear weapon production
and trade?

Panel 4: Scientific Nuclear Disarmament Research and Governmental Policy
What is the recent research on the social and biological effects of nuclear weapon production and trade? How has this research influenced governmental policies on national or international levels?

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
childrens_literature
classical_studies
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ecocriticism_and_environmental_studies
eighteenth_century
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
general_announcements
graduate_conferences
interdisciplinary
international_conferences
medieval
modernist studies
poetry
popular_culture
postcolonial
professional_topics
religion
renaissance
rhetoric_and_composition
romantic
science_and_culture
theatre
theory
travel_writing
twentieth_century_and_beyond
victorian