Columbia University / New York, NY
April 15-17, 2010 

  • Maciej Bartkowski organized a panel on Friday April 16, titled, "Rediscovering Nonviolent History: Civil Resistance Beneath Eulogized Violence in the Struggles for National Independence and Liberation."  The chair of the panel was Matt Meyer, Peace and Justice Studies Association (IPRA).
  • Convention website
  • Maciej Bartkowski presented the paper: Nonviolent Civil Resistance in Poland’s Independence Struggle
  • Howard Clark (Centre for Peace and Reconciliation Studies, Coventry University, UK) presented the paper: Kosovo’s Liberation Struggle
  • Walter Conser (U of North Carolina Wilmington, US) presented the paper: Nonviolent Action and the American Struggle for Independence
  • Ishtiaq Hossain (International Islamic U Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur) presented the paper: Bangladesh’s Struggle for a National Liberation in the Light of its Civil Resistance
  • Syed Sikander Mehdi (Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan) presented the paper: Unarmed Resistance and Pakistan’s Independence
  • Majid Mohammadi (Stony Brook U, US) presented the paper: Iran’s Civil Resistance Movement in a Historical Perspective
  • Stephen Zunes (U of San Francisco, US) was the discussant