International conferences often produce lots of good sentiments, but it is less common for concrete, effective proposals to come out of such gatherings. Johan Galtung, the famed Norwegian scholar and peace maker, apparently caused a stir at a major conference in New Delhi last week celebrating the 100th anniversary of Gandhi’s satyagraha movement. He proposed […]

Processes that foster peacefulness will be examined at numerous presentations during the biennial conference of the International Peace Research Association (IPRA), which opens today at the University of Calgary in Calgary, Canada. The full program for the conference is available on the IPRA website. The program features headliners, of course: people who are famed in […]