Peacemaking in the 21st Century: Inner Peace, Outer Action
There's still time to register for "Peacemaking in the 21st Century: Inner Peace, Outer Action," June 17-20, 2004, at the University of Maine in Orono, ME. It's the first of an annual series co-sponsored by the University's Peace Studies Program and the Maine Humanities Council and is meant to create a forum for those interested in peace issues throughout the world. The conference will include six speakers and 24 sessions on such topics as Moving from the Contemplative to Action, Poets and Writers for Peace, Restorative Justice, Peace and Reconciliation, and Native Rights and Human Rights. Speakers include Colman McCarthy, former Washington Post columnist who directs the Center for Teaching Peace in Washington, D.C.; Kathy Kelly, who joined the Iraq Peace Team in Baghdad in 2002; and Hope magazine publisher Jon Wilson. To find out more about the content of the conference, call (207) 581-2609 or visit http://dll.umaine.edu/peace/. For registration information, call (207) 581-4094, or visit www.umaine.edu/conferences.