Thirty-six faculty from 14 educational institutions from the United States and around the world attended the Kroc Institute’s 9th annual Summer Institute for Faculty, "Teaching Peace in the 21st Century," held at Notre Dame from June 19-23, 2017.
George A. Lopez, the Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Professor Emeritus of Peace Studies for the Kroc Institute, was honored with the PEACE Distinguished Scholar award during a special ceremony at the International Studies Association (ISA) 58th Annual Convention in Baltimore.
A new volume edited by David Cortright, Melanie Greenberg and Laurel Stone discusses how civil society plays an increasingly powerful role in the global landscape, emerging as key actors in preventing and managing conflict, and building more peaceful and sustainable societies.
A new book, “ThePuzzle of Peace” byGary Goertz, Paul F. Diehl, and Alexandru Balas moves beyond defining peace as the absence of war and develops a broader conceptualization and explanation for the increasing peacefulness of the international system.
A new book edited byHeinz-Gerhard Justenhoven and Mary Ellen O’Connell offers reflections on Pope John XXIII’s peace encyclical Pacem in Terris from the disciplines of philosophy, law, theology, and political science.
The Kroc Institute recently held two special events to honor 44 graduating peace studies seniors who majored or minored in peace studies and 21 graduates of the master’s in international peace studies program.
Tanisha Fazal has been awarded a research grant from the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation to investigate the human and financial costs of war. Those costs are escalating, she says, despite a reduced fatality count.