Tuesday, June 21

6.00 – 8.00 p.m. Opening Reception and Dinner

8.00 p.m.  Screening: ‘World Peace…and other 4th grade achievements’

Presented by Director Chris Farina with John Hunter


Wednesday, June 22

9.00 – 9.15 a.m. Welcome

James Der Derian, Watson Institute, Brown University

Nisha Shah, Watson Institute, Brown University

Steven Del Rosso, Carnegie Corporation of New York

9.15 – 9.30 a.m. Screening of  ‘Peace in Prisonhouse’

Excerpt from new Global Media/Udris Film documentary

9.30 a.m. – 11.00 a.m. Peace of Mind: Primal, Spiritual, Complex

Moderator: Nisha Shah, Watson Institute, Brown University


Adam Ashforth, University of Michigan

Laurence J. Kirmayer, McGill University

Uday Mehta, CUNY Graduate Centre

11.00 – 11.15 a.m. Break

Screening of ‘Peace

Short Feature by Global Media students, Brown University

11.15 – 12.45 p.m.

Acts of Peace: Local, Ecological, Global

Moderator: James Der Derian, Watson Institute, Brown University


Jarat Chopra, Peacemaintenance International

Aaron Levy, Slought Foundation

Richard Matthew, University of California-Irvine

12.45 – 1.45 p.m. Lunch

1.45 – 2.00 p.m. Screening: Art Empathy

Presented by Lindsay Richardson, Watson Institute, Brown University

2.00 – 3.30 p.m. Empathetic Peace

Moderator: David A.Welch, Balsillie School of International Affairs


Lowell Ewert, Conrad Grebel University College

Nathan Funk, Conrad Grebel University College

Elisabeth King, Columbia University

3.30 – 3.45 p.m. Break

3.45 – 5.15 p.m. Cyber-peace

Moderator: Ronald J. Deibert, University of Toronto


David Mutimer, York University

Rex Hughes, SecDev

Rafal Rohozinski, Cambridge University

6.30 – 8.30 p.m. Dinner

8.30 p.m.  Screening of Budrus

Presented by Nadav Greenberg, Just Vision

Thursday, June 23

9.00 – 10.30 a.m. Symbolic Peace

Moderator: Mark B. Salter, University of Ottawa


David Grondin, University of Ottawa

Paul Saurette, University of Ottawa

Kathryn Trevenen, University of Ottawa

10.30 – 11.00 a.m. Break

Screening: Every War Has Two Losers

11.00 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.  Mestizo Peace

Moderator: John Phillip Santos, University of Texas-San Antonio


Sandra Cisneros, author

Davíd Garza, musician

Chon Noriega, University of California-Los Angeles

12.30– 2.00 p.m. Lunch

2.00 – 3.00 p.m. Screening of ‘Petropolis’

Presented by Peter Mettler, Director

Break 3.00 – 3.15 p.m.

3.15 – 4.45 p.m.  Visual Peace
Moderator: Robert Schwartzwald, Université de Montréal


Peter Mettler, Filmmaker

Michael Udris, Filmmaker

Nonny de la Peña, University of Southern California

4.45 – 5.00 p.m. Break

5.00 – 6.15 p.m. Radio Open Source Interview/Roundtable

Moderator: Christopher Lydon

7.30 p.m. Dinner

9.30 p.m. Musical Performance

Sandra Cisneros

Davíd Garza

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