Conference Archive

Feel free to explore our past conferences here:

"Resurgent Nationalism? The Future of Ethnopolitics in the 21st Century" Seminar held in Tokyo, Japan on April 26, 2018.

'Bridging the Gap: Harmonizing the NPT and the Nuclear Ban Treaty' Workshop held in Seoul, Republic of Korea on March 22-23, 2018.

Workshop to Discuss Implications of Trump's Nuclear Posture Review held in Tokyo, Japan on March 20, 2018.

"Building Stable Peace in Northeast Asia: Managing and Transforming Risks on the Korean Peninsula" held in Tokyo, Japan on February 1, 2018.


"Research and Practice Gaps in Nonviolent Action & Conflict Transformation: Towards a New Generation of Joint Action" held at Airlie House Conference Centre just outside of Washington DC on July 24-25, 2017

"Challenges to Regional and Global Peace in the 21st Century" held in Tokyo, Japan on March 28, 2017.

"The Ecology of Violent Extremism" held in Harrisonburg, VA on November 5-6, 2016.

"Engaging Extremism with Muslims' Nonviolence" held in Penang, Malaysia, September 19-22, 2016.

"Warrior and Pacifist Traditions in the Three Abrahamic Religions and Buddhism" held in Tokyo, Japan, on February 5-8, 2016.

"Islam and Nonviolence" held in Tokyo, Japan, May 25-26, 2015.

"Potential Book Project--Meeting" held in Oslo, Norway, December 18-19, 2014.

"Psychology and Intractability: Theory Informing Practice” held in Medford, MA, USA on February 4, 2013.

"The Power of Music and Peacebulding" held in Istanbul, Turkey on August 10, 2014.

"Between Nonviolent Conflicts and Reconciliation: An International Workshop Addressing Deadly Conflicts in Asia Pacific" held in Chiang Mai, Thailand, on January 19-20, 2013.

"Special Policy Brief: Protecting Sacred Spaces,"
based on conference held in Bankok, Thailand, May 29, 2011. Special Policy Brief posted April, 2013.

"Stable Zero: Feasible, Realistic?,"conference held in Vienna, Austria, at the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation on November 19, 2012.

"Nuclear Experts Working Group Meeting," held in Tokyo, Japan, on March, 10-12, 2012.

"Protecting Sacred Spaces and People of the Cloth: Academic Basis, Policy Promises,"
held in Bankok, Thailand, on May, 28-29, 2011.

"The European Security System Revisited," held in Oslo, Norway, May 13-14, 2011.

"Learning from Our Experience In Conflict/Violence Prevention,” held in Medford, Massachusetts, USA, July 28-29, 2011.

"Music, Power and Liberty," an international conference co-organized by the Toda Institute in Paris, France February 3-4, 2012.

"Global Visioning for a Common Future: Hopes, Challenges and Solutions," conference in
Rabat, Morocco, on February, 4-5, 2011.

"Humanitarian Competition and Global Visioning," conference in Sydney, Australia, July 12-13, 2010.

"Music for a Universal Consciousness of Solidarity,"
conference in Tunisia, February 6-8, 2010.

"The Power of Dialogue in a Time of Global Crisis,"
conference in Hachioji, Japan, on November 21-23, 2009.

"Justice and Peace in the Holy Scriptures,"
conference in Tunis, Tunisia, April 20-23, 2009.

"Alliance of Civilizations,"
symposium in Soka, Japan, March 23, 2009.

"Facing Climate Change with a Renewed Environmental Ethic,"
conference in Honolulu, Hawai'i, 2008.

"The Challenge of Abolishing Nuclear Weapons," conference in San Francisco, 2007.

2nd GRAD - "Dialogue of Civilizations: Globalization, Regionalization,and Democratization," conference in Vancouver, Canada, June 14-16, 2003.

"The Struggle for Democracy in West Asia In the Context of Global and Regional Conflicts" conference in Limassol, Cyprus, March 29-31, 2002.

HUGG West Asia III - "International Commission for Security and Cooperation," conference in Doha, Qatar, January 5-7, 2001.

HUGG Moscow - "Dialogue of Civilizations: A New Peace Agenda for Eurasian Security and Cooperation," Moscow, Russia. June 18-20, 2001.

HUGG Okinawa -"Dialogue of Civilizations: A New Peace Agenda for a New Millennium," conference in Okinawa, Japan. February 11-13, 2000.

HUGG West Asia II -"International Security and Cooperation in West Asia," conference in Limassol, Cyprus, May 27-29, 2000.

HUGG West Asia I -"Seminar on Human Security and Regional Governance in West Asia," conference in Istanbul, Turkey, March 5-7, 1999.

HUGG Berlin - "Global Governance for Cultural Security II: Migration, Identity, and Cultural Negotiation," conference in Berlin, Germany, October 15-17, 1999.

HUGG Northern Ireland - "Conflict Resolution in Northern Ireland," conference in Queens, New York, December 2, 1999.

"Reforming the United Nations for Human Security I," Melbourne, Australia, March 23-24, 1998.

"Global Governance for Cultural Security I: Migration, Identity, and Cultural Negotiation," Honolulu, Hawai'i, June 13, 1998.

HUGG Africa - "Food Security and Governance in Africa," conference in Durban, South Africa, June 19-21, 1998.

"Socio-Economic Security: Globalization, Employment, and Quality of Life," conference in Sydney, Australia. November 28-29, 1998.

HUGG Hawaii - "Human Security and Governance in Hawaii: Sovereignty, Diversity, Economy, and Justice." conference in Honolulu, Hawai'i, April 5, 1997.

HUGG Asia Pacific -"Power Shifts and Emerging Security Regimes," conference in Honolulu, Hawai'i, June 6-8, 1997.

HUGG Disarmament -"Non-Nuclear Prerequisites for Nuclear Disarmament," conference in Taplow, Maidenhead, UK. September 26-28, 1997.