The International Symposium
by Peace and Conflict Studies(PCS), Tokyo University of Foreign Studies(TUFS)


Thank you so much for coming to the symposium.
We are able to advance for peace together with more than 300 participants for 2 days.
This website includes summaries, presentation papers and slides, and oral sound of presenters.

Please click a session tab for a summary and presentation slides.

Click here (PDF) for a hand out program (summary and biography).
Click here for the photos of the symposium.


Prof. Amr Hamzawy and Prof. Takeshi Daimon were not able to show up the symposium due to an inevitable circumstance which prevented their participations.

Conference Date & Program

Friday, January 25, 2008. 13:30-18:30 at Rm 909
Session 1 "Emerging new phenomena of conflicts in the world"

Saturday, January 26, 2008. 10:00-18:40 at Rm 906
Session 2 "Discovering an essence in causes and aftermath of conflicts: from a perspective of area studies, sociology, education, and psychology"

Session 3 "Challenges in Peace Communication - A New Way of Realizing Peace in Peace and Conflict Studies"
*Simultaneous interpretation available


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Prof. Christopher Cushing (Bradford University)
Prof. Norman Cook (Nagoya University)
Prof. Wadir Safi (Kabul University, Afghanistan)
Prof. Anthony Oberschall (University of North Carolina)
Prof. Amr Hamzawy (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)
Prof. Trond Gilberg (Pannasatra University of Cambodia)
Prof. Abelardo Brenes (The University for Peace)
Prof. Muhadi Sugiono (Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia)
Prof. Gamini B. Keerawella (University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka)

Prof. Kinhide Mushakoji (Former Vice rector of Untied Nations University )
Prof. Hiroyuki Tosa (Kobe University)
Prof. Hideaki Shinoda (University of Hiroshima)
Prof. Takeshi Daimon (Waseda University)
Prof. Insung Jung (International Christian University)
Mr. Akira Kawasaki (Peace Boat)
Mr. Takeshi Ito (Generation Times)
Ms. Miyako Maekita (Sustena)

Prof. Kenji Isezaki (PCS, TUFS)
Prof. Yoko Hirose (PCS, TUFS)
Prof. Keiko Sakai (Middle East and Islamic Studies Project, TUFS)

Host organizations

The Graduate Program of Peace and Conflict Studies (PCS), Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (TUFS)
Searching for a coexistence and new regional concept in connecting Middle East and Asia, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (TUFS) Cosponsored.

This symposium is sponsored by the Support Program for Improving Graduate School Education of Japan Society of the Promotion of Science.

Graduate Program of Peace and Conflict studies (PCS)
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (TUFS)

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