Call for Presentations, Peace as a Global Language Conference 7 Sept 27-8, Tokyo


Hi Blog. I’ve been to four of these PGLs, and they’re worth attending, if not presenting at. I will be. Forwarding FYI. Arudou Debito in Sapporo


Call for Presentations
7th Annual Conference

Peace as a Global Language
September 27-28, 2008
Seisen University, Tokyo, Japan

Submissions related to education and research in the following areas are invited:
peace, the environment, human rights and other global issues,
intercultural communication, values, health, gender and media literacy,
foreign language education focusing on global issues.

Presentations may be in English or Japanese, or bilingual.

The following presentation formats are possible:
panel discussion (50 – 110 minutes)
workshop (50 minutes)
research presentation (50 minutes)
poster sessions (no limit)
other (please specify clearly).

Presenters may be teachers, students, researchers, journalists, activists and others interested in education for a better world.

Submissions should be no more than 100 words, with a 30 word abstract, and accompanied by the following information:

¬ Name & contact details of each speaker
¬ Format (Please also indicate if you are willing to give a poster presentation instead of another format.)
¬ Presentation language (English, Japanese or bilingual)
¬ Equipment required (please be very specific)
¬ Preferred date of presentation (September 27 or 28)

Applications may be rejected if the information provided is insufficient.
Submissions should be sent by e-mail to:
Submissions may also be sent by post to the following address:
Yasuko Shimojima, 1-14-C-102, Karabe, Narita-shi, Chiba 286-0036 Japan

Deadline for Submissions: June 27, 2008

Notification of Decisions: On/around July 18, 2008 via e-mail

Please note: Our budget is very limited. Presenters are normally required to pay the standard conference fee. We regret that we cannot provide funding for transport and other expenses. We do not provide guarantees or other documents for visa applications.

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