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Sept. 27, 2000
OSWEGO -- "The Siren Song of War and How to Change It" will be the theme of the Regional Peace Studies Conference to be held at Oswego State on Oct. 7. Sessions will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Hewitt Union.
The keynote speaker at the 12:30 p.m. luncheon will be Bourke Kennedy of the International Christian Peace Makers Team, who will speak on "Fear Under Fire."
Talks will include "The Problematic Issue of Peace Education in Israel," "Outside Intervention in Ethnic Conflict: Lessons from Bosnia and Kosovo," "Bosnian Refugees in Upstate New York: The Aftermath of War" and "Women and the History of Peace Movement in the State of New York."
Sessions will be open to the public. Meals will be available to those who pay the registration fee of $30 for faculty and staff or $15 for students. For the luncheon alone, the cost will be $15.
The conference is organized by the Peace Institute and the Consortium for Peace Studies, consisting of representatives from Binghamton University, SUNY Brockport, Colgate University, Cornell University, Syracuse University and Oswego State.
For a program, call Dr. Lorrie Clemo at 341-2379 or Dr. John Kares Smith at 341-3519. For more information, call Dr. Marcel Kitissou at 341-3454.
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