The 20th ICU Rotary Peace Center Annual Seminar

June 25 (Sat), 2022, 12:30-16:20 @ Kiyoshi Togasaki Dialogue House, ICU / Zoom webinar

The 20th Rotary Peace Center Annual Seminar was held on Saturday 25 June 2022 at Kiyoshi Togasaki Memorial Dialogue House on ICU campus along with Zoom webinar. Four Class XIX Rotary Peace Fellows were presenting their Master’s thesis works related to peace and conflict resolution.


12:30 – 13:00     
Introduction              Prof. Osamu Arakaki             Director of Rotary Peace Center, ICU
Opening Remarks      Prof. Shoichiro Iwakiri         President of ICU (video message)
Greetings                   Mr. Katsuhiko Tatsuno         Director, Rotary International

Presentations by Class XIX Rotary Peace Fellows

13:00 – 13:20      Presentation (including Q&A) by Farrah Hasnain, Class XIX Rotary Peace Fellow
Divided Affinities: Cultural Identities of Brazilian Sansei in Japanese and Brazilian Schools

13:20 – 13:40      Presentation (including Q&A) by Daniela Bertone, Class XIX Rotary Peace Fellow
Green Victims: The Petroquímica Bermúdez Case and the Social Movement in Argentina

13:40 – 13:50      Introduction of Class XIX Rotary Peace Fellows (expected to graduate in 2023)

13:50 – 14:10      Presentation (including Q&A) by Natalija Vojno, Class XIX Rotary Peace Fellow
Braiding knowledge systems as environmental peacebuilding: Exploring the co-application of Indigenous and non-Indigenous worldviews within Great Lakes water governance

14:10 – 14:30      Presentation (including Q&A) by Olivia Wellesley-Cole, Class XIX Rotary Peace Fellow
‘Why am I displaced?’ Perceptions of drivers of violent ethno-religious conflicts in Rakhine State, Myanmar

14:30 – 14:40      Break

14:40 – 14:50      Comment to the Presentations
Prof. Herman Salton, Associate Director of Rotary Peace Center, ICU

Speech by Guest Speaker

14:50 – 15:40      Speech by Rotary Peace Fellowship Alumni
Mr. Seme Nelson Lomole, Class XVII Rotary Peace Fellow
Comments/Replies from Peace Fellows

15:40 – 16:10      Dialogue with Floor Audience

16:10 – 16:20      Closing Remarks
Prof. Mark Williams, Vice President for International Academic Exchange, ICU