International Conference on Culture, Peace and Education: From the Perspective of People’s History will be held on 26-28 September 2019

Call for Paper/ Participation


International Conference on

 Culture, Peace and Education: From the Perspective of People’s History

Organized by

Department of History, University of Rajshahi
Jana-Itihas Charcha Kendra,Dhaka

26-28 September 2019 in the University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh


21st century has seen a changed world as problems that dominated the 20th centuryi.e. Cold War, conflict between capitalist and socialist economic systems, arms race etc. have almost disappeared in an unipolar world. But are we now living in a peaceful, problem-free world? If not, then what are the crises of the present world?

In spite of developments, world is facing regional conflicts, cultural crises and economic disparities. What are the ways to get rid of them? How can mankind overcome existing socio-economic, cultural and environmental crises? Can education, science and technology solve the present world problems?

The proposed conference will be a haven for scholarly discussions on these issues.To ensure that, experts from home and abroad are being invited to join this international conference.

The sub-themes of the conference may be, but not limited to, the following:


Cluster I: Culture

  • Diversity and Multi-Culturalism
  • Refugee, Migration and Diaspora
  • Women & Gender
  • Inclusive Culture
  • Instruments for Cultural and Social Harmony
  • Culture for Peace


Cluster II: Peace

  • Peace and Conflict in the Unipolar World
  • Violent Extremism
  • Secularism and Religious Tolerance
  • Inclusive Development
  • Global Warming and Environmental Justice
  • Development Cooperation
  • Peace Accords and Negotiations


Cluster III: Education

  • Education and Social Change
  • Multi-Lingual Education
  • Technology in Education
  • Culture and Education
  • Inclusive Education


Cluster IV: Special Case Study

  • The Rohingya Issue

 We are cordially inviting you to present your original and unpublished scholarly research paper.

If interested, please send a 300-word Abstract and 100-word Bio-Note with a photograph to “” with a CC to “” by 10 August 2019 at the latest.  Abstracts will be peer-reviewed and acceptance will be notified by August 20, 2019. The deadline for full paper submission is 7 September 2019 and please follow Chicago Manual Style 2017 for citation. For seminar presentations, papers will be allotted 20 minutes, plus 10 minutes for discussion.Kindly note that selected articles will be published in a peer-reviewed conference book.



Submission Format:

  • Abstract: 300 words; font should be Times New Roman for English and Bijoy for Bangla, point 12; 1.5-line spacing; no references and no footnotes;
  • Abstracts and papers must be submitted as MS Word documents via email;
  • The name of the file should be: Your Name + Institutional Affiliation +Date;
  • The subject of the email should be: culture-peace-education-conference2019

Important Deadlines:

  • Deadline for Abstract: 10 August, 2019.
  • Finalization of Selected Abstracts: 20 August 2017.
  • Submission of Full Paper: 7 September 2019.
  • Dates of Conference: 26-28 September 2019 (including a field visit on 28)
  • Arrival at Rajshahi University : 25 September 2019

Registration Process:

  1. The registration fee for the faculty members of Rajsahi University and Board Members of Jana-ItihasCharcha Kendra is BDT 200/- (Two HundredOnly).
  2. Registration Fee without accommodation facilities: BDT 00 (Five hundred only)
  3. Registration Fee including 4 nights’ accommodation facilities and food (25-28 September, 2019): BDT 2000.00 (Two Thousand) only.
  4. Four nights’ accommodation (25-28 September, 2019) will principally be provided to the foreign guests and the participants joining from outside Rajshahi.
  5. Snacks and Lunch will be provided only for invited guests and registered participants.
  6. Conference schedule and papers will be provided.
  7. Two (2) hard copies of the presented article must be submitted to the Session Chair on the Conferenceday.


Contact Persons

Member Seretary:
Prof. Dr. MortuzaKhaled
Chairman, Department of History
University of Rajshahi
Rajshahi-6205, Bangladesh
Cell: 8801718169188

Joint Secretaries:
Dr. Md. Shahinur Rashid

Director (Publications)
Jana-ItihasCharcha Kendra
432, Lecture Theatre Building
Faculty of Arts, University of Dhaka
Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
Cell: +880-1912-178282
Director (Public Relations)
Jana-ItihasCharcha Kendra
432, Lecture Theatre Building
Faculty of Arts, University of Dhaka
Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
Cell: +880-1912-178282

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