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Historic peace gathering in Albany this weekend

A gathering this weekend at a downtown Albany hotel is being billed a “significant historical” meeting of the peace movement in America. Nearly 600 peace activists from more than 30 peace organizations from around the nation and the globe are expected at the Crowne Plaza Hotel for the United National Peace Conference. via Historic peace gathering in Albany | albany, ...

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Watch the National Peace Conference on the Web

Voters for Peace will be offering live and recorded video coverage of the National Conference to Bring the Troops Home Now! taking place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in downtown Albany this weekend (july 23-July 25). The conference will bring together antiwar and social justice activists from across the country to consider what can be done to end the U.S. ...

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Nature and Human Nature Annual Conference, Sept. 10-12, 2010, St Anne’s College, Oxford

The Consciousness and Experiential Psychology Section of the British Psychological Society is hosting its Annual Conference, “Nature and Human Nature,” Sept. 10-12, 2010, St Anne’s College, Oxford Here is the Call for Papers for our 2010 Annual Conference. Paper submission is now closed and conference registration is open. Please note that the early bird registration deadline is the 21st July. ...

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God, Humanity and the Cosmos Sept. 4, 2010, Birmingham

The Forum announces a one-day workshop on Sept. 4, 2010. This will be an opportunity to review the current state of the science-religion debate, and also to inform the construction of the third edition of: “God, Humanity and the Cosmos: a textbook in science and religion.” A chance then both to explore where we have got to in our explorations, and ...

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Christianity and Vegetarianism Nature, Creation and the Peaceable Kingdom Aug. 14-15, Leeds

This two-day conference will unite Christian Vegetarians and academics working in the field of religion and diet to reflect on the relationship between Christianity and vegetarianism and consider how the call to a diet of meat-abstention might manifest in Christian life, belief and practice. The exploration of these issues will be facilitated by ample discussion time, with the added opportunity ...

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Dr. Vandana Shiva on Earth Democracy July 14 6 p.m. Philadelphia

World renowned environmental leader, author, and activist Dr. Vandana Shiva will be making a special appearance at The Academy of Natural Sciences. Dr. Shiva’s work has focused on connections between poverty, sustainability, agriculture and human rights, particularly the full participation of women in society. Her talk will focus on the need to apply democratic principles, the environment, the economy, and ...

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International Institute on Peace Education 2010, July 11 – 17, 2010, Cartagena, Columbia

The International Institute on Peace Education (IIPE) 2010: “Learning to Read the World from Multiple Perspectives: Peace Education toward Diversity & Inclusion” will take place in Colombia from July 11-17, 2010.  The Institute is being co-organized by the National Peace Academy (home of the IIPE secretariat) and Fundación Escuelas de Paz in partnership with the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and ...

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Virtual Town Hall Conference Call on Peace Building July 24

In ways we have never seen before, the momentum in support of the practical but powerful work of peacebuilding is beginning to shift in promising directions. This Summer, the Peace Aliance is asking us to take a stand in partnership with them in spreading the message that indeed, peace is possible, by hosting a House Party (or BBQ or picnic) ...

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