Conference: International Conference on Peaceful Coexistence


23 to 24 November 2007
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Fethullah Gülen is an Islamic scholar and peace activist whose ideas have inspired many people to undertake charitable works, especially in education and dialogue. Their work makes a practical contribution to constructive, positive relations between the West and the East, the North and the South, with special focus on issues such as democracy, multiculturalism, globalization, citizenship, and intercultural dialogue in the context of secular modernity.

This Conference aims to explore the appeal and impact of the Gülen movement’s worldwide initiatives to help people respond creatively to the profound social changes that are taking root everywhere.

For details, Fethullah Gulen's Initiatives for Peace in the Contemporary World

Conference: "Deepening Democracy in a Fragmented Society"


19 to 21 September 2007
Cape Town, South Africa
Post-conflict societies, such as South Africa, often have to undo inherited exclusion and staggering dualisation. The conference will be a platform where inclusive development measures can be discussed by scholars and development workers.

For details, the University of the Western Cape

Conference: 1st Global Conference: Multiculturalism, Conflict and Belonging


3 to 5 September 2007
Oxford, United Kingdom

This inter- and multi-disciplinary project seeks to explore the new and prominent place that the idea of culture has for the construction of identity and the implications of this for social membership in contemporary societies. In particular the project will also assess the larger context of major world transformations, for example, new forms of migration and the massive movements of people across the globe, as well as the impact and contribution of globalisation on tensions, conflicts and the sense of rootedness and belonging.

For details, Inter-Disciplinary.Net

Conference: "War and our World"


19 to 21 July 2007
Manchester, United Kingdom
The conference will provide an opportunity to reflect on the changing nature, causes and consequences of conflict in the modern era. Debate on the role and responsibilities of the public intellectual will be encouraged.

For details, the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in the Arts

Conference: "3rd International Women's Peace Conference"


10 to 15 July 2007
Dallas, Texas, United States
The 3rd International Women’s Peace Conference is organized by Peacemakers, Inc. - a non-profit organization founded in 1980. Peacemakers interested in building their skills can register online or check the following website for more information.

For details, Women's Peace Conference

Conference: "A Non-violent Path to Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding"


5 to 9 July 2007
Istanbul, Turkey
Conflict resolution in international affairs is currently undergoing enormous pressures, due in part to the challenges of globalization and its many cultural, religious and economic contexts.

For details, Globalisation For The Common Good