Peace in the Time of a Pandemic: Video Shorts


Location: Virtual

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July 1: Ongoing Protests for Democracy in Hong Kong

Featuring Victoria Hui, Kroc Institute Faculty Fellow and Maggie Shum, Research Associate for the Master of Global Affairs Program at the Keough School of Global Affairs

In the midst of the ongoing global pandemic, how are efforts to build peace and address the causes of violent conflict and injustice impacted?

Throughout the summer, join faculty members and graduate students from the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies for weekly video conversations related to the COVID-19 crisis, current events, and peace studies. 

New video shorts will be released each Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. EDT (3:00 p.m. GMT). You can watch them on the Kroc Institute’s YouTube channel, Facebook page, and on the Kroc Institute website at

Upcoming Conversations: 

July 8 - Movements for Justice in Israel-Palestine and the United States (Featuring Atalia Omer, Associate Professor of Religion, Conflict and Peace Studies at the Kroc Institute, and Orly Noy, Journalist and Political Activist)

July 15 - more information coming soon

July 22 - more information coming soon

July 29 - COVID-19 and Peace Accords Implementation (Featuring Josefina Echavarria Alvarez, Director of the Peace Accords Matrix at the Kroc Institute, and Luis Felipe Botero and Rebecca Gindele, Specialists for the Barometer Initiative)

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