News

Lisa Schirch joins Kroc Institute as Starmann Chair in Peace Studies

Lisa Schirch, a prominent peace studies scholar and practitioner, has joined the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies as the Richard G. Starmann, Sr. Professor of the Practice in Peace Studies, a role effective July 1, 2022. Schirch is currently on campus as the Richard G....

Lisa Schirch joins Kroc Institute as Starmann Chair in Peace Studies

2022 Student Peace Conference theme announced, call for submissions goes live

The 2022 Notre Dame Student Peace Conference planning committee has announced this year’s conference theme, “(Re)Imagining Justice.” The Notre Dame Student Peace Conference, sponsored by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, is an annual event organized by students for students. The conference is free and open to students from...

2022 Student Peace Conference theme announced, call for submissions goes live

Events

Lessons and Insights on Peace Agreement Design and Implementation: Presenting a Peace Accords Matrix Policy Briefs Series

Register to attend » Since the early 1990s, peace agreements have become a key tool for ending armed conflict and creating conditions for long-term sustainable peace. In addition to the challenges of designing successful agreements, an accord’s implementation process requires innovation in order to act as a dynamic platform for...

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Zoom Webinar

Lessons and Insights on Peace Agreement Design and Implementation: Presenting a Peace Accords Matrix Policy Briefs Series

Book Launch: The Arab Spring Abroad

To attend, e-mail Dana Moss for Zoom information.  Join us for a discussion of The Arab Spring Abroad: Diaspora Activism Against Authoritarian Regimes…

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Zoom Webinar

Book Launch: The Arab Spring Abroad

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: The Madman of Freedom Square

Register to attend this event » Hassan Blasim (b. 1973) is an Iraqi writer, poet, and filmmaker who is currently living in Helsinki, Finland. Born in Baghdad, he studied at the city’s Academy of Cinematic Arts where two of his screenplays won the Academy’s Festival Prize for Best Work. In 1998...

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Zoom Webinar

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: The Madman of Freedom Square

Alumni Peacebuilders

Josh Moore, M.A. ’04

Josh Moore

Josh Moore is Senior Director of Global and Immersive Learning and Co-Director of the Weissberg Program in Human Rights and Social Justice at Beloit College in Wisconsin. His work lives at the intersection of racial justice, international education, and human rights. Josh credits the Kroc Institute for helping him to gain a unique cross-cultural experience and better understand the issues around inequality, discrimination, and privilege. 

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Brittney Nystrom, B.A. ’98

Brittney Nystrom

Brittney Nystrom is Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Utah. Her work focuses on advocacy for civil rights and civil liberties in Utah. She will return to the University of Notre Dame campus in October 2021 to receive the Kroc Institute’s 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award

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