Peace talks

Thailand Tatler - Wednesday, December 01, 2004

The International Peace Foundation in partnership with various national and international organisations, institutions and enterprises in Thailand hosts the second and final event in the series Bridges - Dialogues towards a Culture of Peace. Seminars throghout the event present various issues aimed at creating social responsability within communities and increasing the awareness of global crises. Through these dialogues the foundation intends to build bridges by making known a broad spectrum of viewpoints and by developping innovative forms of cooperation. The first seminar runs from 6 to 9 December with two dialogues: The Economics of Peace by Clive W Granger, a professor of economics at the University of California; and Manipulating Atoms with Light by Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, a professor at the College de France in Paris who was awarded the 1997 Nobel Prize for Physics. The events continues from 13 to 17 December with Structures of the Molecules of Life - Impact on Modern Biomedical Research by Kurt Wuthrich, a professor of Biophysics at ETH Zurich and recipient of the 2002 Nobel Prize for Chemistry. The period 14 to 20 December features a speech from University of California at Berkeley professor and 1986 Nobel Laureate for Chemistry Yuan T Lee titled Science, Technology and Peace on Earth. The event continues through April 2005. For more information regarding venues and tickets please contact the International Peace Foundation at 0-2636-7764.