The 2009 Global Nonviolence International Conference, hosted by the Mahatma Gandhi Center for Global Nonviolence at James Madison University in the beautiful hills of Virginia outside Washington, DC, will be held on April 9-10, 2009.
The conference theme is:
Rethinking Gandhi & Global Nonviolence
Within this broad conference theme, papers are invited in every discipline in the humanities and social sciences. The conference supports critical inquiry, hermeneutical interpretive proposals, and historical investigation into all aspects of Gandhi Studies. The conference is especially interested in areas of research that have cross-disciplinary relevance or new implications for this emerging field of scholarly interest.
Dates and Deadlines:
The deadline for submission of proposals is January 16, 2009. Proposals must include: (i) Paper Title, (ii) Author name and contact information (mailing address, email, phone, and fax), and (iii) a 300-word abstract. Proposals should be sent electronically to GandhiCenter@jmu.edu. Proposals that have been selected for presentation will be notified by January 26. The final full text papers must be submitted by March 13.
Papers presented at the conference will be considered for publication in the International Journal of Gandhi Studies, a peer-reviewed journal.
Mahatma Gandhi Center for Global Nonviolence
James Madison University
MSC 2604, Cardinal House
500 Cardinal Drive
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807
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