11-12-13 December 2013, Uppsala
This year, when we are celebrating the centenary of the Nobel Peace Prize attribution to Henri Lafontaine - Belgian pacifist, lawyer and encyclopaedist, who devoted his life to the promotion of international Law, moved as he was by the strong conviction that dialogue between nations was an indispensable condition to the emergence of a World of Peace - the Scientific Liaison Office of Wallonia Brussels International in Sweden and its long standing partner Uppsala University are eager to seize the opportunity of this important anniversary to initiate a deep reflection on our time and on the great projects that should be undertaken in order to come closer from this peaceful world Henri Lafontaine, like so many among us, was calling for.
23-24 January 2014, Berlin (Germany)
Campaigners from the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) in Germany will host a new forum on humanitarian disarmament, bringing together international campaigners from the various corners of the humanitarian world. With this initiative, ICAN campaigners in Germany aim to broaden and deepen the network of NGOs working on nuclear weapons and humanitarian disarmament in Europe.
1-3 May 2014, University of Bradford (United Kingdom)
Peace Studies at the University of Bradford is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2014. To mark the occasion we are hosting an international conference, and are seeking presenters to give papers on the future of peace studies in the 21st Century. The conference is organised around eight themes: Disarmament; Participation; Conflict Resolution; Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding; War and Peace in Africa; Peace Education; Philosophy and War; and the Security-Development Nexus.(Paper abstracts should be submitted to the organising committe by 31 January 2014)
13-14 of February 2014, Nayarit (Mexico)
The Government of Mexico will host a conference on the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons in Nayarit, on the Pacific Coast of Mexico. This conference aims to further explore the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons as a follow-up to the discussions started in Oslo in March 2013.
ICAN is working closely with the Mexican government to ensure effective and significant participation of civil society at the conference. Due to the size of the conference venue, space will be limited for all delegations, including civil society.
14-16 March, Santa Barbara (California)
The Global network on nuclear power and weapons in space is helding his annual space conference in California on the 14th to the 16th of March.
10-14 August 2014, Istambul (Turkey)
The Ecology and Peace Commission (EPC) addresses the relationship between the Earth and human system and their impacts on peace with a special focus on the linkages between problems of sustainable development and sustainable peace.
For the 2012 IPRA Conference the EPC convenors suggest to devote several sessions to the following topical theme: Towards Sustainable Peace: Nature, Gender and Resilience Building.
Deadline for submission is December 15th 2013
7-9 September 2014 - University of Hull
Centre for Nineteenth Century Studies Marking the centenary of the start of World War I (or the Great War as it came to be known),this conference will consider the content, form and cultural significance of protest against war and military intervention in the years leading up to 1918.