This year the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel at Morehouse College will celebrate the 30th year of the Annual College of Ministers & Laity Celebration. For more information please select an item on the College of Ministers & Laity menu located on the right-hand side of this page.
The Atlantic Institute: theatlanticinstitute.org
The Atlantic Institute Press Release: theatlanticinstitute.org/georgia/peacebuilders-conference
Schedule at Glance:
Peace Studies Fair – 11:00am – 2:00pm
A Day of Peace
This event will be open to the public free of charge and will provide attendees with information about various peace-related projects and opportunities.
From 3-5pm in the same location, Dr. Han Park of the University of Georgia will provide a free lecture and discuss “Transcending Security for Sustainable Peace.”
Plenary Panel – 2:30pm
Ideas and Legacies: Understanding Civic and Religious Leaders
Reception – 6:00pm
Gandhi-King-Ikeda Award Ceremony
Dr. Scott Alexander will speak in honor of the 2015 Award Recipient, Mr. Fethullah Gulen.
Register & learn more about Dr. Alexander’s lecture here: Civil Rights, the Hizmet Movement, and the Liberative Power of Education
Panel I – 9:15am
Debates on Global Ethics, Morality, and Nonviolence: Methods and Concepts
Panel II – 11:15am
Peace & Conflict Studies: Contemporary Social and Political Issues
After the second panel we will break for lunch at 1:00pm and there will be a public Muslim Friday Prayer at Chapel stage 1:40pm.
Panel III – 2:00pm
Nonviolent Peacebuilding and Relief Activities: Challenges and Opportunities
Panel IV – 3:45pm
Challenges and Opportunities in Politics, Education and Society
Closing Remarks – 5:30pm
In conjunction with the Atlantic Institute, the Chapel will be hosting the Peace Builders Conference on April 9th, 2015. For information pertaining to the conference please visit peacebuildersconference.org.