News

2021 Notre Dame Student Peace Conference draws hundreds virtually

The 2021 Notre Dame Student Peace Conference, the first to be held virtually, drew over 180 attendees from 46 universities and colleges. Attendees represented higher education institutions in 19 different countries, including Canada, China, Colombia, the Gambia, Germany, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Malta, the Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Peru, Serbia, South Africa,...

2021 Notre Dame Student Peace Conference draws hundreds virtually

New book shares stories from grassroots Christian peacebuilders in East Africa

The newly published book, In Their Own Words: Christian Leadership for Such a Time as This, presents the stories of eight Christian peacebuilders and leaders from the East Africa Great Lakes region. The stories were shared during interviews with co-authors Emmanuel Katongole, professor of theology and peace studies at the...

New book shares stories from grassroots Christian peacebuilders in East Africa

Peace studies Ph.D. student receives three-year NSF fellowship

Amaryst Parks, a Ph.D. student in peace studies and sociology at the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, is the recipient of a prestigious three-year Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.

Peace studies Ph.D. student receives three-year NSF fellowship

Events

U.S. Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan: Afghan Women Speak Out

“Only the citizens of Afghanistan have the right and responsibility to lead their country.” With these words, President Joe Biden announced the decision to withdraw United States troops from Afghanistan by September 2021. This panel provides a space to listen to the concerns and aspirations of Afghan women in light...

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U.S. Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan: Afghan Women Speak Out

Alumni Peacebuilders

Shamsia Ramadan, M.A. ’10

Shamsia Ramadan

 Shamsia Ramadan is Program Manager for Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) Capacity for Inter-religious Community Action, an organization working in six African countries to help communities deal with conflicts.

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P. Carl, M.A. ’90

P.  Carl

P. Carl has spent his career exploring the power of story and the arts to create policy, to facilitate dialogue, and to transform people and systems. As a longtime artistic director and theater advocate, now a nonfiction writer and Distinguished Artist in Residence at Emerson College in Boston, Carl has come to see the theater as an important medium for peacebuilding work.

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