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Reclaiming a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence

October 16, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

University of Maine Peace and Reconciliation Studies Fall Conference and the 14th annual ESTIA conference present
Reclaiming a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence

Monday, October 16
Buchanan Alumni House

RSVP to Sid Mitchell, 207.581.3435.

10:00am-12:00pm — ESTIA Presenters

ESTIA (Eco-peace, Sustainability, Training, International Af liations), the International EcoPeace Community, is a Maine-based nonpro t founded in 2004. ESTIA promotes and facilitates sustainability and peace through education, and has been instrumental in organizing conferences and permaculture training sessions over the course of the past 14 years. ESTIA has an long-standing af liation with UMaine, and several board members are part of the Peace and Reconciliation faculty.

  • Darren Ranco — George J. Mitchell Center for Environmental and Watershed Research and Native American Programs, Member of the Penobscot Indian Nation
  • Hawk Henries — Member, Chaubunagungamaug band of Nipmuck

Noon — Light lunch served

1:00-5:00pm — Peace and Reconciliation Studies Presenters

  • Religion and the Conflict in Northern Ireland — Part of the Problem or Part of the Solution?
    • Gladys Ganiel, Research Fellow, Sen. George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice Queen’s University, Belfast, Ireland
  • Peace, Conflict and War: The Role of Language and Languages
    • Timothy G. Reagan, Dean, College of Education and Human Development University of Maine
  • A Buddhist & Celtic Interpretation of Animal Ethics
    • Hugh Curran, Peace and Reconciliation Studies University of Maine
  • How Mahatma Ghandi Challenges Us to Rethink our Approach to Nonviolence, Peace and Reconciliation
    • Douglas Allen, Department of Philosophy University of Maine
  • Mentioning the Unmentionable: Talking About -isms in the Classroom
    • Judith Josiah-Martin and Alison Smith Mitchell, School of Social Work University of Maine
  • Waging Peace Through Music—A Look at Historical Highlights
    • Laura Artesani, Associate Professor in Music Education, School of Performing Arts University of Maine
  • It’s Mine! Promoting Con ict Negotiation with Young Children
    • Susan Bennett-Armistead, Associate Professor in Literacy, College of Education and Human Development University of Maine


October 16, 2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Buchanan Alumni House
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