Aspects of Peace Figure Prominently in Three October Conferences: ebbf Learning Event, Bahá’í Chair for World Peace Conference, and Parliament of World Religions and in Other Events: Save These Dates

September 6, 2015
Wilmette Institute’s 20th Anniversary Free Web Talks Series.
Presenter: Arthur Lyon Dahl.
Topic: Navigating the Storm: The Transition to Sustainability.
Time: 2 p.m. EST (11 a.m. Pacific; 7 p.m. GMT U.K.; 8 p.m. Western Europe).
Watch for e-mail flyers to register for the talk.

September 24 –27, 2015
BNASAA (Bahá’í Network on AIDS, Sexuality, Addictions, and Abuse) Conference 2015, Bosch Bahá’í School, Conference, and Retreat Center, Santa Cruz, California, USA.
Topic: Constructive Resilience in the Path of Justice.
Attendees: This program is for adults 18+.
Registration: http://www.bosch.org/registration

September 28, 2015
Wilmette Institute’s 20th Anniversary Free Web Talks Series.
Presenter: Dr. Baharieh Rouhani Maani.
Topic: The Leaves of the Twin Divine Trees.
Time: 2 p.m. EST (11 a.m. Pacific; 7 p.m. GMT U.K.; 8 p.m. Western Europe).
Watch for e-mail flyers to register for the talk.

October 1–4, 2015
ebbf 25th Annual Learning Event, Part of the “Make It Meaningful” Series, Barcelona, Spain.
Topic: Unity and Collaboration, Stepping Stones for Prosperity-Creating Organizations
Format: Over 20 sessions, keynotes, learnshops, and many meaningful conversations.
For accommodations: Gran Hotel Rey Don Jaime, Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain.
Registration: www.ebbf.org.

October 7–9, 2015
Bahá’í Chair for World Peace.
International Conference: Global Transformations: Context and Analytics for a Durable Peace.
Format: 11 speakers, including 3 Bahá’ís (Professor Marten Bergsmo, Mrs. Bani Dugal, and Dr. Hoda Mahmoudi).
Time: Begins Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 7 p.m.; ends Friday, October 9, 2015, 1 p.m.
Registration and accommodations: http://www.bahaichair.org/.

October 8–11, 2015
‘Irfán Colloquium, Louhelen Bahá’í School, Davison, Michigan, USA.
Languages: English, Persian.
For information and program details: www.irfancolloquium.org.
For accommodations: E-mail: louhelen@usbnc.org; Telephone: 810-653-5033.
Sessions begin in the evening on the first day and end after lunch on the final day.

October 15–19, 2015
2015 Parliament of the World’s Religions, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
Theme: Reclaiming the Heart of Our Humanity: Working Together for a World of Compassion, Peace, Justice, and Sustainability.
Focus on 3 Critical Issues: Climate Change & Care for Creation; Income Inequity & Wasteful Consumption; and War, Violence, & Hate Speech.
Special Programs: Indigenous People’s Program and Inaugural Women’s Assembly.
Where: Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City Utah, USA.
Registration: Sliding scale of fees for students, individuals, couples, and groups.
Registration: Open through October 19.

October 18, 2015
Wilmette Institute’s 20th Anniversary Free Web Talks Series.
Presenter: Dr. Sovaida Maani Ewing.
Topic: Building a World Federation: The Key to Solving Our Global
Time: 2 p.m. EST (11 a.m. Pacific; 7 p.m. GMT U.K.; 8 p.m. Western Europe).
Watch for e-mail flyers to register for the talk.

November 15, 2015
Wilmette Institute’s 20th Anniversary Free Web Talks Series.
Presenter: Dr. Stephen Friberg.
Topic: Science and Religion.
Time: 2 p.m. EST (11 a.m. Pacific; 7 p.m. GMT U.K.; 8 p.m. Western Europe).
Watch for e-mail flyers to register for the talk.

November 16, 2015
Bahá’í Chair for World Peace.
Series: Frontiers of Globalization and Governance.
Speaker: Dr. John Braithwaite, Distinguished Professor, Founder of RegNet (Regulatory Institutions Network), Australian National University.
Topic: Forthcoming.
Time: Monday, November 16, 3 p.m. EST.
Location: McKeldin Library, Special Events Room #6137, University of Maryland College Park, MD, USA.
Registration form: http://bahaichair.umd.edu/events/Braithwaite.

November 21–24, 2015
American Academy of Religion/Society of Biblical Literature, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Registration and Housing: Now open. https://www.aarweb.org/annual-meeting/2015-annual-meeting-nov-21-24.

December 6, 2015
­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Wilmette Institute’s 20th Anniversary Free Web Talks Series.
Presenter: Dr. Michael Penn.
Topic: The Nature of the Human Mind: A Bahá’í Perspective.
Time: 2 p.m. EST (11 a.m. Pacific; 7 p.m. GMT U.K.; 8 p.m. Western Europe).
Watch for e-mail flyers to register for the talk.

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