Call for Papers
The Academic Council on the United Nations System, Vienna Liaison Office, is pleased to announce a call for papers for its international conference on peace-making and contact management, the Vienna Peace Studies Conference 2018.
The conference will focus on successful examples of peace-making, peacekeeping, trust building and enhancing dialogue between hostile communities. The conference will provide an opportunity for young academics, graduate students, scholars, practitioners, and subject-matter experts from around the world to come together and share their knowledge and expertise on matters relating to peace, security, development, and the United Nations system. The conference aims to establish itself as a key forum for dialogue on positive and sustainable peace.
Authors are welcome to submit paper abstracts for consideration on a variety of topics including:
- Community-based Conflict Management and Resolution
Disarmament and Security
Rule of Law and Human Rights
Peace and Development
Migration and Integration
Successful Peacekeeping examples
Positive Journalism and Peace
Women and Conflict Mitigation
Politics and Good Governance
Successful United Nations Interventions
Nuclear Weapons Containment
Education and Peace
International Law and Transitional Justice
Interreligious Dialogue and Cooperation
Effective Peace-building Techniques.
We also welcome other suggestions for presentations on relevant topics of current research.
Those interested in submitting presentation proposals and/or paper abstracts must submit their applications by 15 March 2018, to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Presenters will be notified if their topic has been selected by 15 April. It is hoped that the papers will be printed in a volume of conference proceedings. Conference registration will close on 15 April 2018. Please note: There will be a 100€ registration fee.
Presentation time is limited to 15 minutes (10 minutes for presentation and 5 minutes for questions).
Dr. Heinz Fischer, former President of Austria; Dr. David Malone, Rector, United Nations University; Mr. Farid Zarif, Special Representative for UNMIL; Dr. Michael Spindelegger, Director General ICPMD; Ms. Heidi Hulan, Ambassador of Canada to Austria; Dr. Alistair Edgar, Executive Director, Academic Council on the United Nations System; Professor Heinz Gaertner, University of Vienna; Mag. Gudrun Kramer, Director Austrian Study Centre for Peace; Mr. Mohammad Nizamuddin, Chair, Punjab Higher Education, Pakistan; Brigadier Walter Feichtinger, Austrian National Defence Academy; Dr. Adam Lupel, President, International Peace Institute; Professor Mike Hardy, Executive Director CTPRS, Coventry University; Mr. Aldo Lale Demoz, former Director, UNODC
Academic Council on the United Nations System, Vienna Liaison Office and International Institute for Peace
With Support From:
Austrian Study Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution (ASPR),
Austrian Institute for Peace, Diplomatische Akademie Wien-Vienna School of International Studies, National Defense Academy, University of Vienna, University of Graz,
Sigmund Freud University Vienna, Coventry University United Kingdom, Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non Proliferation, University of Punjab Lahore, Pakistan, United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC)