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ICU Rotary Peace Center

 

The 4rd Rotary Center Annual Seminar of the

ICU Rotary Peace Center

 

 

"The Level of Analysis in Peace Studies;

Individuals, States, and the International Community"

 

Video clips of the panels will be added in June.

Click here for some pictures of the event.

 

27 May, 2006, 13:30 - 18:30

ICU, Administration Building 206

 

13:30 – 13:35     Introduction

                         Prof. Kazuo Takahashi

                         Director of Rotary Peace Center, ICU

13:35 – 13:45     Opening Remarks

                         Prof. Akira Tachikawa

                         Dean of the Graduate School, ICU

13:45 –13:55      Greetings

                         Mr. Masateru Kawajiri

                         Rotary Center Host Area Coordinator

 

13:55 – 14:15     Stories of Inspiration 

                         Class IV Rotary World Peace Fellows

Cherine Badawi, Melanie Bennett, Cathy Brown, Carys Hughes, Ryan Fenwick,

Nai-Hua Wu

 

14:15 – 14:45     Session I – Individuals and the Quest for Peace

                        Moderator: Prof. Wilhelm Vosse

                        Associate Professor of Political Science, ICU

Presentations:

Wendi Boxx: 

The Demand for Sex: What Drives Human Trafficking Today

 

William Nealy: 

Being a Refugee in Japan: Three Case Studies

14:45 – 15:15    Discussion (followed by Q&A): All Participants

 

15:15 – 15:35     Coffee Break

 

15:35 – 16:05    Session II – States and Statehood in the Rapidly Changing International Society

                        Moderator: Prof. Temario Rivera

                        Professor of International Relations, ICU

Presentations:

William Daniel Sturgeon: 

Japan’s Yasukuni Shrine: Place of Peace or Place of Conflict?  Regional Politics of History and Memory in East Asia

 

Jeffrey Winter: 

Is Taiwan on the Path to Independence

16:05 – 16:35     Discussion (followed by Q&A): All Participants

 

16:35 – 17:20     Session III - Education and the International Community

                         Moderator: Prof. Jacqueline Wasilewski,

                         Professor of International Communication, ICU

Presentations:

Carla Fantini: 

Dialoguing with the Enemy–Other

 

Steven Houghton: 

Structural Barriers to the Participation in Study Abroad Programs in U.S. Higher Education

 

Carleton Shephard:

PEACEBOAT: A Case Study of International Shipboard Peace Education

17:20 – 17:50     Discussion (followed by Q&A): All Participants

 

17:50 – 17:55     Closing Words

                         Class IV Rotary World Peace Fellows

 

17:55 – 18:10     Summing Up & Closing Remarks

                         Prof. Kazuo Takahashi

                         Director of Rotary Peace Center, ICU

 

 
Some pictures:

All class III and IV Rotary fellows.

 

The annual seminar 2006 in session.

 

The ICU Rotary Annual Seminar will be videotaped. The streaming video will be available from this page shortly shortly after the event.

 




 

 

Last updated: 14 May, 2007