IPRA 2016

 

INTERNATIONAL PEACE RESEARCH ASSOCIATION (IPRA)

26th IPRA International General Conference on

‘AGENDA FOR PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT:  

 

FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE

November 27th -1st December, 2016   

 

Conference Theme:  AGENDA FOR PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT:  Conflict Prevention, Post-Conflict Transformation, and the Conflict, Disaster and Sustainable Development Debate

 

Peace Tourism Commission

Profile

Peace Tourism Commission is a new commission that had its first meeting at the 25 the IPRA conference in Istanbul, Turkey in August 2014. It aims to foster research collaboration on the intersections of the prospects and challenges of peace and tourism. It is interested in furthering research on how tourism can promote and facilitate peace, conflict resolution, conflict negotiation, and conflict prevention. Presentations at its first IPRA General Conference in Istanbul included Tourism and Peace Building in Myanmar (Myanmar Tourism Federation); Peace Tourism in Hawaii--Challenging Militarism, Commercialism and Exoticism (St Marianna University, Japan); Tourism in a Conflict Zone: The Dubai Model (Zayed University, UAE);  Buddhism as Component of Peace in Regional Culture (Jawahar Lal Nehru University, India); Peace Tourism for Healing the Wounds of Violence (MTLP, Argentina); Tourism and its Resilience (International University, Bosnia and Herzegovina);Promoting Universal Rights Through Peace Tourism (University of South Australia and Curtin University, Australia);  The Gaza Virtual Museum Project (Gaza university Palestine).  

Peace Tourism Commission Call for Papers

Profile

The Peace Tourism Commission calls for papers to address aspects of this broad conference theme, such as:

  • Tourism, development and progress
  • Sustainable tourism and peace/conflict
  • Tourism, peace/conflict and justice
  • Reconciliation tourism
  • Peace/conflict agendas for tourism
  • Climate justice and tourism
  • Peace tourism and neoliberalism

SUBMISSION INFORMATION

Three types of submissions will be considered: abstracts, individual papers, and panel discussions. Where appropriate, submissions should be written according to a scholarly style manual. The same submission should not be submitted to more than one Commission. Any double submission will be automatically removed from the system. In order to accommodate audio-visual needs, please indicate specific equipment needs during the submission process. Please make the request only if necessary. Student papers should be clearly identified in the header. All submissions should be completed by uploading your completed form into the central submission database on the IPRA 2016 Conference web site. Abstracts or panel proposals should be included in the Application Form but completed papers should be sent as attachments at least two months before the conference. To ensure blind review, ALL NAMES MUST BE REMOVED from the abstracts or panel proposals before they are uploaded in the application form. Any abstract or panel proposal with names or affiliations of the author(s) will be removed from the review process.

For specific details regarding types of submissions see below:

ABSTRACT

Abstract should include a title and should be between  300 and 500 words addressing the purpose of the research, the goals, methods, and the type of data.

PANEL DISCUSSION

Proposals for panel discussions should include the title of the submission, description of the panel and how it will be conducted, presenters’ names and institutional affiliations, and a 1-2 page panel rationale which explains the justification for the panel. Please also include abstracts from the individual contributors to the panel. Preference will be given to proposals featuring participants from different institutions.

COMPLETED PAPERS

Completed paper submissions due two months before the conference should include a title and a 100-150 word abstract.

For more information about IPRA, the 2016 conference, or to submit an application form, abstract or proposal, go to www.ipra2016.org or http://iprapeace.org/

 

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IPRA 2016 CONFERENCE SECRETARIAT   

  • Senthan Selvarajah -- (Northumbria University, UK)
  • Di Luo --(Northumbria University, UK)
  • Brima Bah, University of Sierra Leone, SL 

 

IPRA 2016 CONFERENCE BROCHURE EDITORIAL COMMITTEE  

  • Ibrahim Seaga Shaw—Northumbria University, UK
  • Senthan Selvarajah—Northumbria University, UK

 

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