The 16th ICU Rotary Peace Center Annual Seminar

June 2 (Sat), 2018, 13:00-17:25 @ Kiyoshi Togasaki Dialogue House, ICU

The 16th Rotary Peace Center Annual Seminar was held on Saturday 2 June, 2018 at Kiyoshi Togasaki Memorial Dialogue House on ICU campus. Eight Class XV Rotary Peace Fellows were presenting their Master’s thesis works related to peace and conflict resolution.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date:

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Venue:

International Conference Room, Kiyoshi Togasaki Dialogue House, International Christian University

Timetable:

12:30-13:00  Registration

13:00-17:25  The 16th Annual Seminar

13:00 – 13:20     Introduction, Opening Remarks, Greetings

I. Peace and Culture

13:20 – 13:45     Presentation “How and Why Teaspoons of Peace Work – Contexts, theory, and perceptions influencing a culture of positive peace” by d’Arcy Lunn
13:45 – 14:10      Presentation “Interfaith Peace-Building: Developing critical approaches within the context of globalization” by Lorne Anderson
14:10 – 14:15      Introduction of Class XVI Rotary Peace Fellows

14:15 – 14:25      Short Break

14:25 – 14:50      Presentation “Interspirituality and Social Engagedness: postsecular possibilities for solidarity” by Francis Rothery

II. Peace and Security

14:50 – 15:15       Presentation “Perceptions of participation: a critical examination of social dynamics created by the use of participatory methods in rural Tanzania” by Alexandra Plummer
15:15 – 15:40       Presentation “ECOWAS Protocol relating to Free Movement of Persons and the national implementation: A case study on Nigeria Seme border with Republic of Benin” by Louis Mendy

15:40 – 16:00      Coffee Break

16:00 – 16:05      Presentation about Hiroshima Field Trip by Class XVI Fellows
16:05 – 16:30      Presentation “Climate Migration and Security: A Human Security Approach towards the Growing Concerns That Climate Change will increasingly Drive Migration” by Moin MD. Uddin

III. Peace and Development

16:30 – 16:55       Presentation “Adding Values to Granite Quarry Mining: An Alternative Approach to Infrastructural Development in post-war Sierra Leone” by Joseph Smith
16:55 – 17:20       Presentation “Working Together for Vivir Bien (Living Well): Relationships between the Government of Bolivia, UNDP, and the World Bank in Reducing Poverty and Inequality” by Magdalena Zurita

17:20 – 17:25          Closing Remarks

18:00-20:00  Celebration Dinner hosted by Rotarians

 

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