THE PEACE HISTORY SOCIETY will be holding its third international conference, “Peace Work: The Labor of Peace Activism, Past, Present, and Future,” April 25-27, 2003 at Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, USA. Professor Mitch Hall will handle local arrangements.
Panels and roundtables will address a broad range of topics of concern to researchers and teachers in the field of peace history. Topics covered include rethinking Vietnam War dissent; peace studies curricula; peace and human rights issues in Latin America and Africa; transnational peace movements; peacemaking in the Middle East; the philosophy and intellectual history of peace; dissent by military veterans and active-duty personnel; the connections between antiwar movements and other protest movements; media discourse and perceptions of protest; cultural memory of peace politics; the gendered history of antiwar activism; cultural peace workers; and the Cold War in the United States and Western Europe.
Please register by March 20 to take advantage of discounted hotel rates. Hotel and transportation details available at http://www.berry.edu/phs/confann/peaceworkinfo.htm.
Registration forms and online registration information available at http://www.berry.edu/phs/confann/peaceworkform.htm
Tentative program available at http://www.berry.edu/phs/confann/peaceworkprogram.htm
The Peace History Society regrets that it is unable to provide financial scholarships to parties interested in attending the conference.
For further information about attending the 2003 Peace History Society conference, please contact:
Dr. Mitchell Hall
Department of History
Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
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