July 3, 2013
International Workshop: “Between Nonviolent Conflicts and Reconciliation” Chiang Mai, Thailand, January 19-20, 2013 now posted.
“Special Policy Brief: Protecting Sacred Spaces," based on conference held in Bankok, Thailand, May 29, 2011. Special Policy Brief posted April, 2013.
Toda Institute's 2012 Annual Report posted
New books posted in our Publications section
Article "Violence against sacred spaces a rising global threat" by Chaiwat Satha-Anand posted
REAP Tokyo, Japan 2012, Nuclear Experts Working Group Meeting posted
New conference posted
International Workshop: "Between Nonviolent Conflicts and Reconcilation:
On January 19-20, 2013, the Toda Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research (Honolulu/Tokyo), Peace Information Center under the Foundation for Democracy and Development Studies (Bangkok) and the Institute of Religion, Culture and Peace, Payap University (Chiang Mai) organized an international workshop “Between Nonviolent Conflicts and Reconciliation: An International Workshop Addressing Deadly Conflicts in Asia Pacific” at the Shangri-La Hotel in Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand. The workshop brought together a total of 61 participants from various regions (24 locals and 37 internationals) and backgrounds: academics (48), NGO activists (5), policy makers (2), and religious personnel (6).
“Stable Zero: Feasible, Realistic?
On November 19, 2012, the Toda Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research and the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs organized a small conference on “Stable Zero: Feasible, Realistic?” in Vienna, Austria, followed by a public meeting on the same issue on November 20. We were hosted by the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation.
New article posted
Violence against sacred spaces a rising global threat
Read the newspaper opinion piece in the Bangkok Post today (August 15) written by senior Toda Institute research fellow Chaiwat Satha-Anand on protecting sacred spaces. He wrote this as a reaction to the violence at the Sikh temple in Wisconsin.
New conference posted
Music, Power and Liberty
Continuing its research into this innovative field, the Toda Institute along with The Department of Global Communications of The American University of Paris, The Center for Global Nonkilling and The Egyptian Cultural Center in Paris co-sponsored a conference in Paris, France on the subject of “Music, Power and Liberty” at the American University of Paris on February 3-4, 2012.
Call for Papers announced
Global Visioning for a Common Future: Hopes, Challenges and Solutions
The Toda Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research will publish a volume on the theme of “Global Visioning for a Common Future: Hopes, Challenges and Solutions.” It will be distributed to a distinguished group of scholars and organizations worldwide, and may be published as a book or as a journal issue. Full paper due by 1 June 2012.
Toda institute is proud to announce the publication of our journal Peace & Policy vol. 15, entitled Music and Solidarity: Questions of Universality, Consciousness and Connection, co-edited by Dr. Felicity Laurence and Dr. Olivier Urbain. In addition we anticipate the publication of a book by Transaction Publishers with the same title later this year. Please review our publications page for more information about other Toda Institute Publications.
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