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LINGUAPAX ASIA 2024 - International Symposium

Language for Peace and Education Now Eikei University of Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan Date: Saturday, December 14-15, 2024 Time: 8:30AM - 6:30 PM

LINGUAPAX ASIA 2024 - International Symposium
LINGUAPAX ASIA 2024 - International Symposium

Time & Location

2024年12月14日 8:30 – 2024年12月15日 18:30

Hiroshima, 1-5 Noborichō, Naka Ward, Hiroshima, 730-0016, Japan

About the event

Description: Linguapax Asia 24 is held in the world’s first nuclear bombed city. The symposium 

highlights the role of languages in building peace, preventing war and promoting conflict resolution. 

Linguapax Asia promotes linguistic tolerance and language diversity. Multilingualism and plurilingualism 

enable engagement, foster public enlightenment and promote inclusive societies. Language can also be 

an agent of social division, discrimination and micro-nationalisms. 

Possible themes include: 

▪ language in nationalism, national and regional conflict 

▪ language and well-being 

▪ migration and language 

▪ language as a means of conflict resolution 

▪ the language and metaphors of war 

▪ language in community integration 

▪ the role of indigenous languages in peace and national development 

▪ language learning as a means of peace education 

Attendance Fee: 2000 JY. Free admission for students. Participants are entitled to attend the 

Hiroshima JALT conference which is held concurrently (December 13-15) at the same venue. 

Venue: Eikei University of Hiroshima, Noboricho, Hiroshima. 

About Linguapax: Linguapax Asia works in partnership with Linguapax International, an NGO in 

Barcelona, Spain. Linguapax Asia carries out the objectives of both Linguapax International and 

UNESCO's Linguapax Project with a special focus on Asia and the Pacific Rim. For further information 

visit our website at 

The organizers: The event is organized jointly by Linguapax Asia, Eikei University of Hiroshima, 

Hiroshima JALT Chapter and JALT’s Global Issues SIG. 

Abstract submission: Please send your proposal for a paper or poster session to Dr. Fred Anderson, 

Program Director at by the deadline, September 1 (Sunday), 2024. We 

welcome original and previously unpublished papers. The language of the conference is English. 

Papers are assigned 30 minutes plus Q&A. No financial or visa assistance is given to presenters. 

Young scholars and graduate students are welcome. There is free admission for students. 

Abstract (in English) to be sent by email attachment: 300-350 words, plus title and references,Times 

New Roman, 12 pt. with the author’s: name and affiliation, e-mail address of the first author. 

Notifications of acceptance will be sent by October 1st, 2024. 

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