The 15th ICU Rotary Peace Center Annual Seminar

June 3 (Sat), 2017, 12:30-17:55 @ Kiyoshi Togasaki Dialogue House, ICU

ICU Rotary Peace Center is pleased to announce that the 15th Rotary Peace Center Annual Seminar is held on Saturday 3 June, 2017 at Kiyoshi Togasaki Memorial Dialogue House on ICU campus. Rotary Peace Fellows will be presenting their Master’s thesis works related to peace and conflict resolution.


Saturday, June 3, 2017


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


11:45-12:30  Registration

12:30-17:55  The 15th Annual Seminar
12:30 – 12:50     Introduction, Opening Remarks, Greetings
12:50 – 13:15     “Fostering Friendships: Case Studies of Myanmar Refugee Children in Two Learning Centres in Malaysia” by Shook Yee Leong
13:15 – 13:40     “Peace, Sport and Relational Space: Lederach’s Web in the Analysis of ‘Chinlone’ in Contemporary Myanmar” by Jack Harrison
13:40 – 14:05    “Learning global issues in a global language: a case study of content and language integrated learning in a Japanese university” by Sarah Sanderson

14:05 – 14:15     Short Break

14:15 – 14:40     “Concepts of Women’s Empowerment Revisited: Toward Holistic Approach” by Roberta Bonfim
14:40 – 14:45      Introduction of Class XV Rotary Peace Fellows
14:45 – 15:10      “Calming the storm before contact: A case study of facilitating first encounters with outgroups for Egyptian children” by Madeleine Logan
15:10 – 15:35     “German Model of Refugee Integration: Deconstructing the Symbolic Boundaries of Fortress Europe” by Abdullah Al Yusuf

15:35 – 15:55      Coffee Break

15:55 – 16:20      “Making the young Jihadist:Extreme Identity and the Construction of Religious Change and Radicalization in Migrant Youth through Social Media” by Ida Suraya Klint
16:20 – 16:45      “People’s War: Where Have All the Women Gone?A Case Study of Nepal’s Maoist Movement” by Rashmi Rekha Borah
16:45 – 16:50       Presentation about Hiroshima Field Trip by Class XV Fellows

16:50 – 17:00       Short Break

17:00 – 17:25       “Volunteering for Peace: Changing Attitudes through Intergroup Contact in the Context of International Volunteering” by Joshua Michael Campbell
17:25 – 17:50        “Bringing Women Together: Examining Women’s Networks, Groups and Initiatives across Offline & Online Spaces” by Hilary Jo Caldis

17:50 – 17:55          Closing Remarks

18:15-20:00  Celebration Dinner hosted by Rotarians

*This schedule is subject to change.