10. August 2014

Warfare, Environment, Social Inequality and Peace Studies

The Warfare, Environment, Social Inequality and Peace Studies (WESIPS) Conference will be held at the Center for Cross-Cultural Study in Seville, Spain on May 29-30, 2015. This interdisciplinary symposium seeks papers addressing one or more of the following topics: prehistoric/modern warfare, ritual violence, biodiversity, natural resource utilization, past and present cases of environmental degradation/sustainability, egalitarianism, advent of social inequality, conflict resolution, and prosocial behavior.


The University Press of Florida will review Conference papers for possible publication.

Abstracts must be submitted electronically via the link below.

For Abstract Guidelines and Abstract Submission go to:


Deadline for abstract submissions: October 1, 2014.

Notification of abstract acceptance will occur by November 7, 2014.


Additional links:

Conference Home Page:

Registration information:

Advisory Board:

Optional Guided Tour:


Informational video:


For more information contact:

Dr. Richard J. Chacon

Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Series Editor for Springer's Anthropology and Ethics

Winthrop University

Rock Hill, SC 29733

Office: (803) 323-4656

E-mail: chaconr [at] winthrop [dot] edu ( chaconr [at] winthrop [dot] edu)