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2014–15

October 2–5, 2014
Annual ebbf (European Bahá’í Business Forum) International Learning Event, Barcelona, Spain.
Topic: How Can We Create a Just Workplace? Part of the Make-It-Meaningful Series.
For information: http://ebbf.org/event/how-to-create-a-just-workplace.

October 9–12, 2014
‘Irfán Colloquium, Louhelen Bahá’í Center, Davison, Michigan, USA.
Languages: English and Persian.
For information and program details: www.irfancolloquia.org.
For accommodations: E-mail louhelen@usbnc.org; telephone 810-653-5033.

October 15, 2014
The Bahá’í Chair for World Peace Fall Lecture: Empowerment of Women and Peace Series.
Topic: Journeys to Justice: From Victim to Survivor.
Speaker: Lisa F. Jackson, Producer/Director/Writer.
Time and Venue: 4 p.m., Colony Ballroom, Adele H. Stamp Student Union, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742 USA.
Fill out RSVP form for free event at: http://www.bahaipeacechair.umd.edu/.

October 29, 2014
The 2014 Bahá’í Chair for World Peace 1st Fall Symposium.
Series: Structural Racism and the Root Causes of Prejudice Series.
Speakers: Dr. Phillip J. Bowman, Director, Diversity Research and Policy Program, School of Education, University of Michigan, and Dr. John L. Jackson, Dean, School of Social Policy & Practice, University of Pennsylvania.
Time and Venue: 2 p.m., Colony Ballroom, Adele H. Stamp Student Union, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742 USA.
Fill out RSVP form for free event at: http://www.bahaipeacechair.umd.edu/.

November 12, 2014
The 2014 Bahá’í Chair for World Peace 2nd Fall Symposium.
Series: Solidarity Across Differences Series.
Topic: Being Color Brave Rather Than Colorblind: Forming a Racially-inclusive Sociological Imagination.
Speakers: Dr. Rashawn Ray, Assistant Porfessor, Sociology, University of Maryland, College Park, and Dr. Beth Cohen, Interim Assistant Director, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, University of Maryland.
Time and Venue: 2 p.m., Colony Ballroom, Adele H. Stamp Student Union, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742 USA.
Fill out RSVP form for free event at: http://www.bahaipeacechair.umd.edu/.

February 13–15, 2015
Fifth Annual Artists & Scholars Symposium, Desert Rose Bahá’í Institute, Eloy, Arizona, USA.
Theme: Pathways to Peace.
Abstracts or descriptions: 100 to 150 words maximum and indicating whether your presentation is a lecture, discussion, or workshop. Also include title, five or six lines of biographical information, and audiovisual needs, if any. You must register for the conference in order for your abstract to be accepted.
Submitting abstracts: Send by January 15, 2015, to Richarddodge2@msn.com.
Conference fee and registration: None. Registration includes 2 lunches and Saturday dinner.
Lodging: Register online at www.drbi.org, or e-mail or call Virginia Healy at healy@pipeline.com or 760-612-6688. Includes 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, and Saturday dinner.