Events Archive

Palestine/Israel: Lessons from South Africa

Note: Bags and backpacks will not be allowed inside the venue. A storage space will be provided on site. Media are invited to attend. Photography and videography recording are strictly prohibited by all attendees at this event. As the humanitarian situation in Gaza continues to deteriorate and settler violence in...

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Carey Auditorium, Hesburgh Library

Palestine/Israel: Lessons from South Africa

Undergraduate Program Dinner: Professions in Peacebuilding

Wondering how to translate your passion for peace into a meaningful career? Join us at our undergraduate program dinner, where you'll learn about the realm of possibilities a degree in peace studies offers, as well as post-graduate opportunities. The event's discussion will arm you with knowledge about how you can...

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Undergraduate Program Dinner: Professions in Peacebuilding

Film Screening: ‘20 Days in Mariupol’

An Associated Press team of Ukrainian journalists trapped in the besieged city of Mariupol struggle to continue their work documenting atrocities of the Russian invasion. As the only international reporters who remain in the city as Russian forces close in, they capture what become some of the most defining images...

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Hesburgh Auditorium

Film Screening: ‘20 Days in Mariupol’

Virtual Flash Panel: The Effectiveness of Sanctions against Russia

David Cortright, professor emeritus of the practice at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, and Anna Romandash, an award-winning journalist from Ukraine and a master of global affairs graduate (’22) from the Keough School of Global Affairs…

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Online via Zoom

Virtual Flash Panel: The Effectiveness of Sanctions against Russia

Panel: Avoiding Harm: A Muslim Response to Covid-19

The Ansari Institute for Global Engagement with Religion, along with the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, is pleased to host a panel discussion celebrating the release of the new book, “Avoiding Harm: A Muslim Response to Covid-19,” by A. Rashied Omar…

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Panel: Avoiding Harm: A Muslim Response to Covid-19

Colonizing Kashmir: Sovereignty, Democracy, and Occupation

Around the world, democratic nation states hide patterns of colonization, claiming territorial and political sovereignty while denying participation and self-determination for minoritized communities within their borders. Hafsa Kanjwal, assistant professor of South Asian History at Lafayette College, will join the Kroc Institute to illuminate the continuity of colonial pasts and...

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Colonizing Kashmir: Sovereignty, Democracy, and Occupation

Continuing the Conversation: Walking in the Spirit of Truth: Charting the Pathways to Racial Justice, 2.0

“And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free” (St. John 8:32, KJV).  Register here to attend via Zoom>> In January 2023, the Kroc Institute hosted an open and forthright conversation about the status of racism in the United States and how the pathways toward racial...

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Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies and Live on Zoom

Continuing the Conversation: Walking in the Spirit of Truth: Charting the Pathways to Racial Justice, 2.0

The Colombian armed conflict: Using statistical methods to unveil the truth

Register here to attend via Zoom>> Documenting human rights violations during armed conflict is difficult and can be dangerous, and the data that results is generally incomplete. Some records of violence are missing key information about the victim, the presumed perpetrator, or the context of the violence; some victims’ stories...

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies and Live on Zoom

The Colombian armed conflict: Using statistical methods to unveil the truth

The Regional Dimensions of the Israeli-Palestinian Crisis: Risks and Responses

Register to attend the lecture >>> The Israeli war in Gaza, following the terror attacks executed by Hamas on October 7, 2023, has raised serious concerns over regional spread of the conflict. In a region that is host to a disproportionate share of the world’s armed conflict, there are a...

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Live on Zoom

The Regional Dimensions of the Israeli-Palestinian Crisis: Risks and Responses

Listen In: One Small Step

In an era marked by political polarization, what happens when two strangers, each with distinct political views, come together to share the stories that define their lives? The South Bend community is invited to a special listening event as part of StoryCorps' impactful One Small Step…

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Leighton Auditorium, St. Joseph County Public Library Main Branch, Downtown South Bend

Listen In: One Small Step

Lasting and Sustainable Peace in Colombia: The seventh anniversary of the peace accord and opportunities that lie ahead

Register to attend the in-person event >>> Join us for an event marking the seventh anniversary of the historic signing of the Colombian Peace Accord in 2016. Panelists will engage in a thoughtful discussion on the progress made since implementing the accord, the challenges that have arisen, and the opportunities...

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Keough Washington, D.C. Office

Lasting and Sustainable Peace in Colombia: The seventh anniversary of the peace accord and opportunities that lie ahead

Gender and Ethnic Approach in the Colombian Truth Commission’s Work: A View of the Legacy

Register here to attend via Zoom>> The inclusion of an ethnic and gender approach in the Commission for Truth, Coexistence, and Non-Repetition (CEV) was a mandate derived from the Colombian Peace Accord and the result of a long struggle by ethnic, women's and LGBTIQ+ organizations.…

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies and Live on Zoom

Gender and Ethnic Approach in the Colombian Truth Commission’s Work: A View of the Legacy

75th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a milestone document in the history of human rights. Drafted by representatives with different legal and cultural backgrounds from all regions of the world, the Declaration was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in Paris on 10 December 1948 as a common...

Hesburgh Center Auditorium and 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

75th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

75th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a milestone document in the history of human rights. Drafted by representatives with different legal and cultural backgrounds from all regions of the world, the Declaration was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in Paris on 10 December 1948 as a common...

Hesburgh Center Auditorium and 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

75th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Undergraduate Program Dinner: Spring 2024 Course Preview

Have you seen a reference to peace studies on campus and wondered, "What the heck is that? How can someone study peace?" At the Kroc Institute, an active community of expert peacebuilding scholars and practitioners teach courses that explore the root causes of violence in all its forms as well...

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Undergraduate Program Dinner: Spring 2024 Course Preview

Film Screening: Israelism (2023)

Directed by Erin Axelman, Sam EilertsenNot Rated, 84 minutes, DCP   Reserve tickets here.   This documentary profiles two young American Jews, Simone and Eitan, who become disillusioned with Israeli policies after service to the state. They join the movement of young American Jews battling the old guard over Israel's...

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Browning Cinema

Film Screening: Israelism (2023)

The Reference Group - An Innovative Peacebuilding Model from Northern Ireland

Seán Feenan will offer a lecture highlighting the development and success of the Reference Group as a peacebuilding model. The effort transformed from a discreet dialogue program to an integral part of tackling some of the most difficult issues in the North of Ireland, and today is known for its...

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

The Reference Group - An Innovative Peacebuilding Model from Northern Ireland

Art for Social Change on Ignatian Lines: A Conversation with Erik Ehn

Contemplation. Creativity. Compassion. Erik Ehn is an American playwright and director whose work includes The Saint Plays, an ongoing cycle of plays loosely based on the lives of the saints and biblical characters, and Soulographie: Our Genocides, series of 17 plays that examine the relationship of 20th century America to...

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Philbin Studio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Art for Social Change on Ignatian Lines: A Conversation with Erik Ehn

The Imperative of a Humanitarian Ceasefire in Gaza

Register to attend the lecture >>> On October 7, Hamas attacked Israel, killing 1,400 people and taking at least 240 hostages. Israel responded by declaring war on Hamas, and has launched military strikes on the Gaza Strip that so far have killed more than 8,000 people.…

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Live on Zoom

The Imperative of a Humanitarian Ceasefire in Gaza

Transitional Justice in Practice: Advances, Challenges, and Lessons Learned from the Implementation of the Colombian Peace Accord

In Colombia’s recent history, transitional justice has played a large role in legislative and institutional development, arguably transforming Colombian culture. Scholars, practitioners and activists have experienced uncertainty and setbacks, along with moments of considerable progress, such as in the 2016 Final Peace Accord. Its implementation is monitored by the Peace...

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies and Live on Zoom

Transitional Justice in Practice: Advances, Challenges, and Lessons Learned from the Implementation of the Colombian Peace Accord

The Catholic Church as Peacebuilder in Africa

The Catholic Church, working with other religious actors, has played a prominent role in promoting human rights, sustainable development, good governance, and peace amidst conflicts in Africa. Cardinal John Onaiyekan…

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1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

The Catholic Church as Peacebuilder in Africa

The 30th Annual Hesburgh Lecture in Ethics and Public Policy featuring Leymah Gbowee

Leymah Gbowee, 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, will present her lecture, "Redefining Peace: A Necessity for Global Sustainability."  Gbowee is a Liberian peace activist, trained social worker, and women's rights activist. She is widely known for leading Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace, which brought together Christian and Muslim...

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Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

The 30th Annual Hesburgh Lecture in Ethics and Public Policy featuring Leymah Gbowee

International Day of Peace: Actions for peace: Our ambition for the #GlobalGoals

Sanctioned by the United Nations in 1981, the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on September 21. This year’s theme is “Actions for peace: Our ambition for the #GlobalGoals.” Join the Kroc Institute for lunch and various responses to the United Nations’ new agenda for peace. This...

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C103 and Great Hall, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

International Day of Peace: Actions for peace: Our ambition for the #GlobalGoals

Creative Writing Reading Series featuring Jonathan Escoffery

You're invited to join the Creative Writing Reading Series and Literatures of Annihilation, Exile, and Resistance for a reading from Jonathan Escoffery on Wednesday, September 20th in 300 O'Shaughnessy Hall, IRR Commons. This reading is free and open to the public. You can attend the event inperson or via zoom.…

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300 O'Shaughnessy Hall, IRR Commons

Creative Writing Reading Series featuring Jonathan Escoffery

Undergraduate Program Meeting and Dinner: Welcome Session

Peace studies provides undergraduates with the opportunity to envision the world as it ought to be, rather than simply how it is. Begin the work of building a better world! Students from any major or department are invited to join the Undergraduate Program in Peace Studies for its first program...

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Undergraduate Program Meeting and Dinner: Welcome Session

Afghanistan’s Social and Political Movements Since the Fall of Kabul

Register to attend via Zoom » August 15, 2023 marks the second anniversary of the fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban. Since then, many groups from Afghanistan have formed or significantly reformed social and political movements inside and outside the country.…

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Live on Zoom

Afghanistan’s Social and Political Movements Since the Fall of Kabul

Launch of the Kroc Institute’s Seventh Comprehensive Report on Colombian Peace Accord Implementation

11:00 a.m. (EDT); 10:00 a.m. (COT) Register to attend via Zoom >>   The Kroc Institute’s seventh comprehensive report, covering the period from December 2021 through November 2022, provides a quantitative and qualitative overview of the status of peace accord implementation; presents an international comparative analysis to enrich dialogue around...

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Live on Zoom

Launch of the Kroc Institute’s Seventh Comprehensive Report on Colombian Peace Accord Implementation

Seis años de implementación del Acuerdo Final: retos y oportunidades en el nuevo ciclo político

10:00 a.m. (COT), 11:00 a.m. (EDT) Regístrese ahora >> El séptimo informe comprensivo del Instituto Kroc, que cubre el período comprendido entre diciembre de 2021 y noviembre de 2022, ofrece un análisis cuantitativo y cualitativo del estado de la implementación del Acuerdo Final; presenta un análisis comparado internacional para enriquecer...

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Webinar a través de Zoom

Seis años de implementación del Acuerdo Final: retos y oportunidades en el nuevo ciclo político

Keough School All-Student Reception

Join the Keough School of Global Affairs to celebrate all students from its academic programs - Supplementary Major in Global Affairs, Master of Global Affairs, and Ph.D. in Peace Studies.…

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The Forum, Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Keough School All-Student Reception

Honoring Undergraduates in Peace Studies, Class of 2023

The Kroc Institute will honor the undergraduate peace studies Class of 2023 during Notre Dame's commencement weekend. Family and friends of students are welcome to attend this event.…

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215/216 McKenna Hall

Honoring Undergraduates in Peace Studies, Class of 2023

Master of Global Affairs Reception

Please join us for a short student-run program and casual reception to celebrate our Master of Global Affairs Class of 2023. The program begins at 4:00 p.m., with a reception in the Forum at 4:30 p.m.…

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1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Master of Global Affairs Reception

Chaos in Sudan: Democracy vs. Militarization

6:00 p.m. (BST), 7:00 p.m. (CAT), 8:00 p.m. (AST) 10:30 p.m. (IST), 1:00 a.m. on May 2 (SGT), 2:00 a.m. on May 2 (JST) Register to attend via Zoom >> What are the prospects for sustainable peace and democracy in a Sudan overrun by contending militarized factions?…

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Live on Zoom and Livestreamed on YouTube

Chaos in Sudan: Democracy vs. Militarization

Master of Global Affairs International Peace Studies Capstone Conference Presentations

Learn about the research of our Master of Global Affairs students concentrating in international peace studies when they present their capstone projects to classmates and Keough School faculty! Schedule of Presentations 3:30 p.m. From Domestic to International: Examining the Legal Framework for Addressing the Intersection between Child Marriage and Climate...

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1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls and Live on Zoom

Master of Global Affairs International Peace Studies Capstone Conference Presentations

"Forbidden: Receiving Pope Francis's Condemnation of Nuclear Weapons"

Hear from a panel of experts on nuclear disarmament through a Catholic lens when they discuss the newly released book, “Forbidden: Receiving Pope Francis's Condemnation of Nuclear Weapons.” Considered a companion piece to “A World Free from Nuclear Weapons: The Vatican Conference on Disarmament” published in 2020, “Forbidden” features essays...

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Book Launch: "After Violence: Russia’s Beslan School Massacre and the Peace that Followed"

Join the Kroc Institute for the book launch of Debra Javeline's "After Violence: The Beslan School Massacre and the Peace that Followed." Discussants include Russian journalist Masha Lipman and Konstantin Sonin, John Dewey Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago's Harris School of Public Policy. Jim McAdams…

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Book Launch:

Current Events Coffee Hour: Divisiveness in National Politics

Featuring Ellen Williams, Take Ten Program Director at Robinson Community Learning Center. Several times a semester, a different member of the Kroc Institute community will facilitate an informal conversation about a timely topic relating to their work or research. Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to join us for these...

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The Peace Lounge, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Current Events Coffee Hour: Divisiveness in National Politics

Master of Global Affairs International Peace Studies Capstone Conference Presentations

Learn about the research of our Master of Global Affairs students concentrating in international peace studies when they present their capstone projects to classmates and Keough School faculty! Schedule of Presentations 3:00 p.m. History Peace Walk: The Story of Notre Dame and the Northeast Neighborhood of South Bend…

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1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls and Live on Zoom

Master of Global Affairs International Peace Studies Capstone Conference Presentations

The 25th Annual Dialogues on Nonviolence, Religion, and Peace

Religion(s) in the Ruins of the Temples Featuring Robert Orsi, professor of religious studies at Northwestern University. Orsi will discuss the urgency of climate theorists and activists to turn to religion as a source of hope in this time of hastening climate catastrophe. Mostly, they have in mind Indigenous religions....

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Auditorium Hesburgh Center for International Studies

The 25th Annual Dialogues on Nonviolence, Religion, and Peace

The Holy Land, Empires and the Bible: A Palestinian Christian Perspective

Rev. Dr. Munther Isaac     This lecture examines how Western Christianity has related, and continues to relate, to the land and people of Palestine over the years. It will analyze both the attitudes and theologies of churches vis-à-vis Palestine and the Palestinians and how the Bible was used over...

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1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

The Holy Land, Empires and the Bible:  A Palestinian Christian Perspective

How should the UN respond to the Taliban's prohibition on Afghan women working for the UN?

Register to attend via Zoom >> In April 2023 the Taliban barred Afghan women from working for the United Nations in Afghanistan. This decision extends the Taliban’s directive previously announced in December 2022, banning Afghan women from working for national and international non-governmental organizations. In response, the United Nations Assistance...

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Live on Zoom

How should the UN respond to the Taliban's prohibition on Afghan women working for the UN?

Notre Dame Student Peace Conference

“Voices: Naming War, Speaking Peace” is the theme of the 2023 Notre Dame Student Peace Conference. Sponsored by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, this annual event is organized by students for students. The conference is free and open to students from any college or university who want to...

Hesburgh Center for International Studies/Zoom Webinar

Notre Dame Student Peace Conference

Roundtable on the Good Friday Agreement

The Good Friday Agreement brought an end to the Troubles in Northern Ireland among contesting parties there, as well as between the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom. Yet the peace process was long and arduous, and fraught at every turn. To reflect on the accomplishments and learnings of...

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1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Roundtable on the Good Friday Agreement

The Parallel Geographies of Palestinian Literature

This event will present the digital research project PalREAD - Country of Words, led by Refqa Abu-Remaileh, which tells the story of Palestinian literature by tracing, collecting, mapping and analyzing the development and evolution of Palestinian literary and cultural production and practices from 1948 to the present across various Arab,...

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Live on Zoom

The Parallel Geographies of Palestinian Literature

Notre Dame Student Peace Conference

“Voices: Naming War, Speaking Peace” is the theme of the 2023 Notre Dame Student Peace Conference. Sponsored by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, this annual event is organized by students for students. The conference is free and open to students from any college or university who want to...

Hesburgh Center for International Studies/Zoom Webinar

Notre Dame Student Peace Conference

Overcoming Violence in Wounded Societies: Perspectives from the Colombian and Kenyan Truth Commissions

How can societies grapple with the legacies of conflict and human rights violations? How might they overcome traumatic cycles of ongoing violence? And what can spiritual traditions teach them about moving forward toward a better future?  Join us for a panel discussion that includes widely acclaimed peacebuilders Rev. Francisco de...

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Zoom Webinar and Keough School of Global Affairs Washington Office

Overcoming Violence in Wounded Societies: Perspectives from the Colombian and Kenyan Truth Commissions

Seeking Truth: The Challenges and Achievements of Colombia’s Truth Commission

In 2016 the Colombian government signed a historic peace accord with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerillas, ending half a century of conflict. As part of the agreement, Colombia created a Commission for the Clarification of Truth, Coexistence, and Non-Repetition, charged with investigating and clarifying major human rights...

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Mortara Center Building Conference Room, Georgetown University

Seeking Truth: The Challenges and Achievements of Colombia’s Truth Commission

Master of Global Affairs International Peace Studies Capstone Conference Presentations

Learn about the research of our Master of Global Affairs students concentrating in international peace studies when they present their capstone projects to classmates and Keough School faculty! Schedule of Presentations 3:30 p.m. Measuring Everyday Peace with an Ethnographic Lens Presenter: Melvin Sharty…

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1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls and Live on Zoom

Master of Global Affairs International Peace Studies Capstone Conference Presentations

Undergraduate Program in Peace Studies Information Session

Climate change. Inequalities exposed by a global pandemic. Polarization. Gun violence. Mass migration. Religious conflict. In the face of ongoing challenges, how and where do we begin the work of building a better world?  Peace studies can equip you with knowledge about the nature of violence, oppression, and inequality, and...

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Undergraduate Program in Peace Studies Information Session

Master of Global Affairs International Peace Studies Capstone Conference Presentations

Learn about the research of our Master of Global Affairs students concentrating in international peace studies when they present their capstone projects to classmates and Keough School faculty! Schedule of Presentations 3:30 p.m. The Dilemma of Queering Truth Commissions: A Gender Analysis of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission of...

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1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls and Live on Zoom

Master of Global Affairs International Peace Studies Capstone Conference Presentations

At the Other Side of the Bottleneck: Macro Criminal Investigation and Restorative Procedures in Transitional Justice

Speakers Gabriel Rojas and Mateo Merchán will provide insights into the challenges and opportunities of addressing macro criminality in transitional contexts, and the role of restorative representation in achieving justice and reconciliation. This talk will focus on the work of the Special Jurisdiction for Peace in Colombia, which was created...

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

At the Other Side of the Bottleneck: Macro Criminal Investigation and Restorative Procedures in Transitional Justice

Spring 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award Lecture

Register to attend via Zoom >> Featuring Myla Leguro (M.A. ‘10), Technical Advisor for Social Cohesion and Church Engagement at Catholic Relief Services (CRS) in the Philippines; Founder, Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute. Lecture: “Harnessing the Power of Women in Peacebuilding”…

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Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies and Live on Zoom

Spring 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award Lecture

2023 Catholic Social Tradition Conference

"We are called to establish with truth, justice, charity, and liberty new methods of relationships in human society.” #163, Pacem in Terris The Justice Sown in Peace conference at the University of Notre Dame will recognize the 60th anniversary of the seminal Catholic social tradition encyclical, Pacem in Terris…

University of Notre Dame Campus

2023 Catholic Social Tradition Conference

Current Events Coffee Hour: Climate Change and Structural Violence

Featuring Cat Bolten, associate professor of Anthropology and Peace Studies; director of doctoral studies. Several times a semester, a different member of the Kroc Institute community will facilitate an informal conversation about a timely topic relating to their work or research. Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to join us...

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The Peace Lounge, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Current Events Coffee Hour: Climate Change and Structural Violence

2023 Catholic Social Tradition Conference

"We are called to establish with truth, justice, charity, and liberty new methods of relationships in human society.” #163, Pacem in Terris The Justice Sown in Peace conference at the University of Notre Dame will recognize the 60th anniversary of the seminal Catholic social tradition encyclical, Pacem in Terris…

University of Notre Dame Campus

2023 Catholic Social Tradition Conference

2023 Catholic Social Tradition Conference

"We are called to establish with truth, justice, charity, and liberty new methods of relationships in human society.” #163, Pacem in Terris The Justice Sown in Peace conference at the University of Notre Dame will recognize the 60th anniversary of the seminal Catholic social tradition encyclical, Pacem in Terris…

University of Notre Dame Campus

2023 Catholic Social Tradition Conference

Book Launch: "Chasing the Devil at Foggy Bottom: The Future of Religion in American Diplomacy"

Many American policy makers are squeamish about religion’s role in diplomacy. Nevertheless, religion plays a crucial and complex part in global affairs, such as in sustainable development, various human rights issues, and fomenting and mitigating conflict. Shaun A. Casey, the founding director of the US Department of State’s Office of...

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Book Launch:

International Studies Association (ISA) Convention Reception

Join Anne Hayner, Associate Director for Alumni Relations, for a time of networking and conversation with other Kroc Institute faculty, alumni and students. Light refreshments and drinks will be served.  View the full schedule of ISA events »…

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Van Horne Room, Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montréal, CA

International Studies Association (ISA) Convention Reception

Iraqi Women Speak: Promoting Women, Peace, and Security

Register to Attend via Zoom Twenty years ago, the US invasion of Iraq unleashed a series of humanitarian tragedies that, combined with the effects of sanctions, set back women’s rights for decades. In the years since, women’s groups across the country have continued to work for progress, despite many obstacles. …

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Zoom Webinar

Iraqi Women Speak: Promoting Women, Peace, and Security

Countering the Coloniality of Peace and Justice

This presentation explores the extent to which decolonial forms of peace and justice depend on the expression and mobilization of counter-catastrophic ideas, artistic creations, and actions that advance the unfinished project of decoloniality.   Nelson Maldonado-Torres is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Connecticut, Professor Extraordinarious at the University...

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Countering the Coloniality of Peace and Justice

Keough School Forum: Dignity and Development

Advancing Justice and Rights through Courts, Restoration, and Politics How can the human community respond to acts of trauma and injustice committed by those in power?  What are the roles of: International courts and other legal mechanisms? Grassroots initiatives focused on health, healing, and well-being?…

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McKenna Hall

Keough School Forum: Dignity and Development

Keough School Forum: Dignity and Development

Advancing Justice and Rights through Courts, Restoration, and Politics How can the human community respond to acts of trauma and injustice committed by those in power?  What are the roles of: International courts and other legal mechanisms? Grassroots initiatives focused on health, healing, and well-being?…

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McKenna Hall

Keough School Forum: Dignity and Development

New and Old Wars, New and Old Challenges to Peace!

Ukraine and a new Cold War, a new nuclear arms race, “forever wars” in Afghanistan and Iraq, and forgotten wars in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Yemen. As foreign policies are being rethought in light of these new and old wars, the need for a moral compass is...

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215/216 McKenna Hall and Livestreamed

New and Old Wars, New and Old Challenges to Peace!

"A Peaceful Superpower: Lessons from the World's Largest Antiwar Movements"

Join the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies for the launch of David Cortright's latest book, "A Peaceful Superpower: Lessons from the World's Largest Antiwar Movement." Panelists include Ann Mische, associate professor of Sociology and Peace Studies, and Lisa Schirch, Richard G. Starmann, Sr. Professor of the Practice of Peace...

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Israel's Legal and Political Crisis: Between a "Governmental Coup" and a "Legal Reform"

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been canceled. Israel's government is making major amendments to the country's constitutional laws. Supporters of the reform, such as the strong and newly-created right-wing coalition, argue that it will lead to a more stable government that better represents the people's interests. Critics, meanwhile, fear...

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Zoom Webinar

Israel's Legal and Political Crisis: Between a

Forum Film Series: "The Missing Picture"

This event is the fourth of four film screenings hosted each Wednesday throughout February 2023 as part of the Notre Dame Forum on "War and Peace."  One of the most revered filmmakers of all time, Rithy Panh's career has been marked by innovative approaches to making films about the unfilmable,...

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Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Forum Film Series:

Current Events Coffee Hour: The Matrix of Mining and Peace

Featuring Caesar A. Montevecchio, Assistant Director of the Catholic Peacebuilding Network. Several times a semester, a different member of the Kroc Institute community will facilitate an informal conversation about a timely topic relating to their work or research. Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to join us for these chats...

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The Peace Lounge, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Current Events Coffee Hour: The Matrix of Mining and Peace

Book Launch on Environmental Violence, Management and Peacebuilding

The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and the Mendoza College of Business will host a launch of Drew Marcantonio's latest books, "Environmental Violence: In the Earth System and the Human Niche" and "Environmental Management: Concepts and Practical Skills." A panel discussion will be centered around the books' themes.…

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Book Launch on Environmental Violence, Management and Peacebuilding

Forum Film Series: "For Sama"

This event is the third of four film screenings hosted each Wednesday throughout February 2023 as part of the Notre Dame Forum on "War and Peace."  In a time of conflict and darkness in her home in Aleppo, Syria, one young woman kept her camera rolling while falling in love,...

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Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Forum Film Series:

Virtual Flash Panel on the Earthquake in Turkey and Syria

A panel of academics and experts will gather online to discuss the unfolding crisis and its complexities after the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Turkey and Syria on February 6, 2023.  Please register for the panel on Zoom…

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Online

Virtual Flash Panel on the Earthquake in Turkey and Syria

Transitional Justice and Narrative Power in "Argentina, 1985"

This panel discussion focuses on the recently released film, "Argentina, 1985," which depicts the transitional justice process that took place in Argentina after the military dictatorship with inter-disciplinary providing commentary on this historic moment, followed by a Q&A session. Please join us for screening of the movie on Sunday, February...

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Transitional Justice and Narrative Power in

Film Screening: "Argentina, 1985"

"Argentina, 1985" depicts the transitional justice process that took place in Argentina after the military dictatorship. More than 30,000 Argentines were estimated to have disappeared between 1976 and 1983, and some 3,000 officials and non-officials have been charged with crimes as of 2018. The film provides a dramatic depiction of...

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Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Film Screening:

Current Events Coffee Hour: Social Movements and Peacebuilding

Featuring Ann Mische, Associate Professor of Sociology and Peace Studies. Several times a semester, a different member of the Kroc Institute community will facilitate an informal conversation about a timely topic relating to their work or research. Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to join us for these chats about...

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The Peace Lounge, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Current Events Coffee Hour: Social Movements and Peacebuilding

The Unintended Consequences of Peace: Peaceful Borders and Illicit Transnational Flows

Arie Kacowicz Chaim Weizmann Chair in International Relations and Full Professor of International Relations, Hebrew University of Jerusalem Aaron and Cecile Goldman Visiting Israeli Professor and Israel Institute Fellow, Georgetown University Former Visiting Fellow, Kellogg Institute for International Studies (1997-1998)…

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Hesburgh Center Room C103

The Unintended Consequences of Peace: Peaceful Borders and Illicit Transnational Flows

Forum Film Series: "The Hurt Locker"

This event is the first of four film screenings hosted each Wednesday throughout February 2023 as part of the Notre Dame Forum on "War and Peace."  Belonging to a set of films made with not much distance from the historical event featured, The Hurt Locker is set in 2004 and debuted in...

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Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Forum Film Series:

“BOYCOTT” Film Screening and Panel Discussion

When a news publisher in Arkansas, an attorney in Arizona, and a speech therapist in Texas are told they must choose between their jobs and their political beliefs, they launch legal battles that expose an attack on freedom of speech across 34 states in America. Boycott traces the impact of...

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Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

“BOYCOTT” Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Understanding the Colombian Truth Commission through Natural Language Processing

This workshop is focused on the main results of the quantitative and qualitative analysis by the Colombian Truth Commission's Natural Language Processing Group and Data Analytic Group. It will summarize the textual dataset collected by the Truth Commission particularly interviews with victims, relatives, and witnesses, discuss the estimation of the...

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125 Hesburgh Library

Understanding the Colombian Truth Commission through Natural Language Processing

The Legacy Project: Preserving and Engaging the Digital Archive of the Colombian Truth Commission

Register to attend via Zoom » The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, in collaboration with the Lucy Family Institute for Data and Society and the Clingen Family Center for the Study of Modern Ireland celebrates the migration of the Colombian Truth Commission’s digital archives of transmedia (TM) content, encompassing...

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Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies/Zoom Webinar

The Legacy Project: Preserving and Engaging the Digital Archive of the Colombian Truth Commission

Research that Matters: Scholarship Advancing Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Join Graduate Student Life and the Graduate School in celebrating Notre Dame graduate students whose research advances the legacy of Dr. King's dream of a more just and equitable world. Featuring Diana Isabel Güiza-Gomez (Peace Studies & Political Science) and Carli Steelman (Peace Studies & Sociology)…

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104 and 106, Bond Hall

Research that Matters: Scholarship Advancing Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Walking in the Spirit of Truth: Charting the Pathways to Racial Justice

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere” (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 1963). Please join the Kroc Institute for an open and honest conversation about where racism is in America and how the pathways towards racial justice are impacted. Our distinguished panelists will discuss how walking the walk toward...

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Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies/Zoom Webinar

Walking in the Spirit of Truth: Charting the Pathways to Racial Justice

AfP's Digital Peacebuilding Community of Practice: Using Technology to Support Humanitarian Relief, Development, and Local Peacebuilding Efforts in Afghanistan

On Tuesday, December 13th at 11am ET, join AfP's Digital Peacebuilding Community of Practice and the Kroc Institute's Afghanistan Program on Peace and Development for a conversation with Nasrat Khalid, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Aseel, on how his company is using technology to support humanitarian relief and local peacebuilding...

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Zoom Webinar

AfP's Digital Peacebuilding Community of Practice: Using Technology to Support Humanitarian Relief, Development, and Local Peacebuilding Efforts in Afghanistan

Book Launch: "The Phoenix Generation"

Prashan De Visser (M.A. '15), Founder and President of Sri Lanka Unites and Founder and President of Global Unites, returns to the Kroc Institute to launch his new book, The Phoenix Generation.  Youth activism has seen a startling rise across the world. Young people seek to stand up against hate, prejudice, violence,...

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Book Launch:

Master of Global Affairs International Peace Studies Capstone Conference Presentations

Join Keough School faculty and students to learn about the ongoing research of our graduate students as Master of global affairs students with a concentration in international peace studies present their capstone research projects. Schedule of presentations 3:30 p.m. The owl and panther effect in a desert haven: Utilizing expressive arts as a healing...

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Jenkins Nanovic Halls 1030

Master of Global Affairs International Peace Studies Capstone Conference Presentations

Regional Dimensions of Afghanistan’s Peace and Security

This panel discussion will reflect on the interests and roles of regional countries as it relates to Afghanistan's conflict, peace, and security under Taliban rule. The panelists – including scholars with regional and subject matter expertise on peacemaking and security – will explore the relationship between the Taliban and Central...

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Zoom Webinar

Regional Dimensions of Afghanistan’s Peace and Security

To Exorcise the Fear of War: Abdelaziz Baraka Sakin in conversation with Sinan Antoon

Register Here Abdelaziz Baraka Sakin is one of Sudan's most prominent and popular authors. He was born in 1963 in Kassala, East Sudan; his family is originally from Darfur. He studied business administration in Assiut, Egypt. Upon returning to Sudan, he worked as a secondary school teacher, and, from 2000...

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Live on Zoom

To Exorcise the Fear of War: Abdelaziz Baraka Sakin in conversation with Sinan Antoon

HOPE OVER FATE: Fazle Hasan Abed and the Science of Ending Global Poverty

Fazle Hasan Abed may be the most influential man you’ve never heard of.  A former finance executive with almost no experience in relief aid, he founded BRAC in 1972 aiming to help a few thousand war refugees. A half century later, BRAC is by many measures the largest nongovernmental organization...

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Hesburgh Center Auditorium and Zoom

HOPE OVER FATE: Fazle Hasan Abed and the Science of Ending Global Poverty

Master of Global Affairs Virtual Info Session

As you consider your graduate school options, we invite you to learn more about the Keough School’s Master of Global Affairs with this unique opportunity. Join us in a live one-hour webinar with our admissions team and current MGA student Christopher Jordan. Learn about the professional field experience, propelling your...

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Zoom Webinar

Master of Global Affairs Virtual Info Session

Master of Global Affairs International Peace Studies Capstone Conference Presentations

Join Keough School faculty and students to learn about the ongoing research of our graduate students as Master of global affairs students with a concentration in international peace studies present their capstone research projects. Schedule of presentations 3:30 p.m. Terrorism, violent extremism, and the role of youth in Burkina Faso: Conflict analysis and youth...

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Jenkins Nanovic Halls 1030

Master of Global Affairs International Peace Studies Capstone Conference Presentations

Carrying Forward Drew Christiansen’s Legacy: Catholic Social Teaching, Environmental Justice, Just War, and Peacebuilding

When Berkley Center and Georgetown colleague Rev. Drew Christiansen, S.J., passed away in April 2022, he left behind a significant legacy applying the rich tradition of Catholic social teaching to issues of peacebuilding, just war, nuclear disarmament, and environmental justice. This two-day conference will gather influential scholars and practitioners—many of...

Healy Hall Riggs Library, Georgetown University

Carrying Forward Drew Christiansen’s Legacy: Catholic Social Teaching, Environmental Justice, Just War, and Peacebuilding

Carrying Forward Drew Christiansen’s Legacy: Catholic Social Teaching, Environmental Justice, Just War, and Peacebuilding

When Berkley Center and Georgetown colleague Rev. Drew Christiansen, S.J., passed away in April 2022, he left behind a significant legacy applying the rich tradition of Catholic social teaching to issues of peacebuilding, just war, nuclear disarmament, and environmental justice. This two-day conference will gather influential scholars and practitioners—many of...

Healy Hall Riggs Library, Georgetown University

Carrying Forward Drew Christiansen’s Legacy: Catholic Social Teaching, Environmental Justice, Just War, and Peacebuilding

Current Events Coffee Hour: Ensuring the Implementation of Peace Accords

Featuring Josefina Echavarría Alvarez, Director of the Peace Accords Matrix (PAM); Associate Professor of the Practice, and Monica McWilliams, Emeritus Professor at Ulster University and scholar-practitioner elected to the multi-party peace negotiations, representing the Northern Ireland Women’s Coalition and is a signatory to the 1998 Good Friday Agreement.…

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Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Current Events Coffee Hour: Ensuring the Implementation of Peace Accords

Book Launch: "Stand up, Speak out"

Join the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and the Clingen Family Center for the Study of Modern Ireland for a book launch of Monica McWilliams' latest book, Stand Up, Speak Out: Women’s Rights, Peace and Equality in Northern Ireland and Beyond. Monica McWilliams was elected to the multi-party peace negotiations, representing...

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1030 Jenkins Nanovic Hall

Book Launch:

Master of Global Affairs International Peace Studies Capstone Conference Presentations

Join Keough School faculty and students to learn about the ongoing research of our graduate students as Master of global affairs students with a concentration in international peace studies present their capstone research projects. Schedule of presentations 3:30 p.m. Predisposed to violence? Redefining the narratives of Kenya's ethnic politics…

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C104/105 Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Master of Global Affairs International Peace Studies Capstone Conference Presentations

You're Studying What? Exploring What it Really Means to Study Peace

Have you seen a reference to peace studies and wondered, "What is heck is that? How can someone study peace?" Peace studies is often misperceived as either purely theoretical and without application or, in contrast, as lacking rigor and a firm grounding in theory. In reality, peace studies is an established...

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C103 Hesburgh Center for International Studies

You're Studying What? Exploring What it Really Means to Study Peace

U.S. Empire in Asia and the Pacific: Repression and Resistance

Between 1893 and 1902, the U.S. forcefully annexed Hawai’i and the Philippines and participated in the brutal suppression of the anti-imperialist Boxer Uprising in China. Since that time, the Asia-Pacific region has been a major site for the development and maintenance of U.S. empire, a history rooted in racism, which...

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Zoom Webinar

U.S. Empire in Asia and the Pacific: Repression and Resistance

2022 Distinguished Alumni Award Lecture

Register to attend via Zoom » Featuring Valerie Hickey (M.A. ’00), Global Director for Environment, Natural Resources and the Blue Economy, World Bank Lecture: The Multiplier Effects of the Triple Environment Crises on International Peace and Development…

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Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

2022 Distinguished Alumni Award Lecture

Master of Global Affairs International Peace Studies Capstone Conference Presentations

Join Keough School faculty and students to learn about the ongoing research of our graduate students as Master of global affairs students with a concentration in international peace studies present their capstone research projects. Schedule of presentations 3:30 p.m. The owl and panther effect in a desert haven: Utilizing expressive arts as a healing...

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Jenkins Nanovic Halls 1030

Master of Global Affairs International Peace Studies Capstone Conference Presentations

The Interconnectedness of Peace and Nature Conservation: A Global Policy Conversation

The connections between environmental protection and regeneration, peace, and human security have become more evident in recent decades. According to International Alert’s latest report, today 70% of the world's most climate-vulnerable countries are at high risk of climate-related conflict. This signals the urgent need for action on climate issues. Climate...

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Keough School Washington Office and Zoom Webinar

The Interconnectedness of Peace and Nature Conservation: A Global Policy Conversation

Master of Global Affairs Virtual Information Session

Learn about graduate degree options, financial aid, and career support.  Get answers to your questions and tips to apply in this live one-hour webinar. No GRE required Scholarships available Application due Dec. 15 Register now >>…

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Zoom Webinar

Master of Global Affairs Virtual Information Session

New Nukes and New Risks: The peril of nuclear weapons in an unstable world

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has pushed the threat of nuclear destruction back onto the front pages and into our collective consciousness. In reality, that threat had never gone away but had been superseded in the public mind by crises such as global warming and political turmoil. This discussion among leading...

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McNally Amphitheater | Fordham University at Lincoln Center 140 W. 62nd Street | New York, NY 10023

New Nukes and New Risks: The peril of nuclear weapons in an unstable world

Book Launch: Who Are My People?

Join the Kroc Institute for a book launch of Professor Emmanuel Katongole's latest book, Who Are My People?: Love, Violence, and Christianity in Sub-Saharan Africa (Notre Dame Press, 2022). In Who Are My People?, Fr. Emmanuel Katongole explores the ethnic, religious, and ecological violence of African modernity and shares the inspiring stories of...

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Book Launch: Who Are My People?

Afghanistan: Promoting a People-Centered Approach to Aid and Development

Negotiating food security and development in Afghanistan requires innovative approaches to avoid legitimating the sanctioned Taliban regime while simultaneously fostering sustainable, community-led development rather than simply providing international handouts. How can the international community, working with local communities in Afghanistan, facilitate such an approach? …

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Keough School Washington Office and Zoom Webinar

Afghanistan: Promoting a People-Centered Approach to Aid and Development

Social Media’s Impacts on Conflict And Democracy: The Techtonic Shift

Social media platforms are having wide impacts on conflict dynamics around the world. Activists use the platforms to promote democracy and human rights, while autocrats use the platforms for surveillance and propaganda. Although media coverage of these impacts typically focuses on Western democracies, researchers in the Southern Hemisphere are also...

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Keough School Washington Office and Zoom Webinar

Social Media’s Impacts on Conflict And Democracy: The Techtonic Shift

Undergraduate Program Meeting and Dinner

Undergraduate students are invited to join the Undergraduate Program in Peace Studies for their semi-annual program meeting and dinner. Meet peace studies faculty and students, learn more about peace studies courses, special events, and other opportunities, and hear more about our goals for this academic year.…

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Undergraduate Program Meeting and Dinner

Current Events Coffee Hour: Psychosocial Support in Conflict Settings

Featuring Laura Miller-Graff, Associate Professor of Psychology and Peace Studies; Director of Undergraduate Studies Several times a semester, a different member of the Kroc Institute community will facilitate an informal conversation about a timely topic relating to their work or research. Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to join us...

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Peace Lounge, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Current Events Coffee Hour: Psychosocial Support in Conflict Settings

International Day of Peace: End Racism. Build Peace.

Each year, the United Nations International Day of Peace is observed around the world on September 21. This year’s theme is “End Racism. Build Peace.” Join the Kroc Institute for a dynamic conversation followed by a reception. Please note, no registration is required for in-person attendance in 1050 Jenkins Nanovic...

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1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

International Day of Peace: End Racism. Build Peace.

Afghanistan: The Next Chapter

This event is co-sponsored by The Keston Center for Religion, Politics, and Society at Baylor University and the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. Join a panel of distinguished guests for a conversation about what comes next for Aghanistan one year after the fall of Kabul to the Taliban. Panelists will provide...

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Jesse H. Jones Library | Dennis Campbell Innovative Learning Space (Room 200) and online on Zoom

Afghanistan: The Next Chapter

29th Annual Hesburgh Lecture in Ethics and Public Policy

Featuring the Honorable Juan Manuel Santos, Former President of Colombia; 2016 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate; Distinguished Policy Fellow, Keough School of Global Affairs This event is free but ticketed. Tickets will be available for pick-up at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center Ticket Office one hour prior to the performance. …

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Patricia George Decio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center and Live Streamed

29th Annual Hesburgh Lecture in Ethics and Public Policy

Current Events Coffee Hour: Forced Migration and Human Rights

Featuring Erin Corcoran, Acting Director, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies Several times a semester, a different member of the Kroc Institute community will facilitate an informal conversation about a timely topic relating to their work or research. Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to join us for these chats...

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Peace Lounge, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Current Events Coffee Hour: Forced Migration and Human Rights

Reflections on the 2022 General Elections in Kenya: What is at Stake?

Register to attend » Kenya, like many African countries has struggled and continues to struggle with management of elections. This has often led to outbreaks of post-election violence resulting in killings and displacement of many people, among other results. In 2007, more than 1,100 people were killed and over 500,000...

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Zoom Webinar

Reflections on the 2022 General Elections in Kenya: What is at Stake?

One Year after the Fall: What are the Prospects for a Political Process in Afghanistan?

Register to attend » This panel aims to provide an analysis on the impact of the past year’s developments on the prospects for a political process toward reconciliation among Afghans. Key questions the panel will discuss include: What have the periodic civil society and Taliban meetings achieved? What is the...

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Zoom Webinar

One Year after the Fall: What are the Prospects for a Political Process in Afghanistan?

Undergraduate Welcome Back Open House

As a new academic year gets underway, undergraduate students are invited to join us for food and conversation with fellow students.

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Quad, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Undergraduate Welcome Back Open House

Shari‘a, Inshallah: Finding God in Somali Legal Politics

Mark Fathi Massoud '99, '00 MA Peace Studies Professor of Politics and Director of Legal Studies, UC Santa Cruz Visiting Professor, University of Oxford Faculty of Law What is the relation between faith, law, and society? How does religion strengthen the rule of law? Is the rule of law a...

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Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Shari‘a, Inshallah: Finding God in Somali Legal Politics

Book Symposium: Where the Evidence Leads: A Realistic Strategy for Peace and Human Security

Honoring Robert C. Johansen Join the Kroc Institute for a symposium-style launch of Professor Emeritus Robert C. Johansen’s latest book, Where the Evidence Leads: A Realistic Strategy for Peace and Human Security (Oxford University Press, 2021). This full-day event will feature conversations between scholars, practitioners, and policymakers discussing the development of a...

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Zoom Webinar/Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Book Symposium: Where the Evidence Leads: A Realistic Strategy for Peace and Human Security

Sri Lanka in Crisis: Where Next?

Hear from alumni of the Kroc Institute in Sri Lanka about the current situation on the ground, the sources of conflict, the ongoing protest movement, and opportunities for peacebuilding.  Register to attend this event »…

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Zoom Webinar

 Sri Lanka in Crisis: Where Next?

The Final Report of the Truth Commission from Colombia's 2016 FARC Peace Accord

A Discussion with Commission Members on Colombia's Reckoning with its Past and the Ongoing Armed Conflict   Colombia’s Truth Commission was established by the 2016 FARC peace accord to address the country’s ongoing six-decade old conflict that has affected more than nine million registered victims. The Commission released their final...

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Virtual event

The Final Report of the Truth Commission from Colombia's 2016 FARC Peace Accord

Catholic Peacebuilding in Times of Crisis: Hope for a Wounded World

Register now to attend » The world is emerging from an historic health crisis that has exacerbated existing conflicts, poverty, inequalities, polarization, and threats to the environment. While the pandemic led to unprecedented cooperation and heroic responses by many, it also exposed deficits in leadership and emboldened authoritarians, demagogues, and...

Virtual Conference

Catholic Peacebuilding in Times of Crisis: Hope for a Wounded World

Catholic Peacebuilding in Times of Crisis: Hope for a Wounded World

Register now to attend » The world is emerging from an historic health crisis that has exacerbated existing conflicts, poverty, inequalities, polarization, and threats to the environment. While the pandemic led to unprecedented cooperation and heroic responses by many, it also exposed deficits in leadership and emboldened authoritarians, demagogues, and...

Virtual Conference

Catholic Peacebuilding in Times of Crisis: Hope for a Wounded World

Catholic Peacebuilding in Times of Crisis: Hope for a Wounded World

Register now to attend » The world is emerging from an historic health crisis that has exacerbated existing conflicts, poverty, inequalities, polarization, and threats to the environment. While the pandemic led to unprecedented cooperation and heroic responses by many, it also exposed deficits in leadership and emboldened authoritarians, demagogues, and...

Virtual Conference

Catholic Peacebuilding in Times of Crisis: Hope for a Wounded World

Catholic Peacebuilding in Times of Crisis: Hope for a Wounded World

Register now to attend » The world is emerging from an historic health crisis that has exacerbated existing conflicts, poverty, inequalities, polarization, and threats to the environment. While the pandemic led to unprecedented cooperation and heroic responses by many, it also exposed deficits in leadership and emboldened authoritarians, demagogues, and...

Virtual Conference

Catholic Peacebuilding in Times of Crisis: Hope for a Wounded World

Five Years After the Signing of the Colombian Final Agreement: Reflections from Implementation Monitoring

Launch of the Kroc Institute’s sixth report on Colombian Peace Agreement implementation  Register to attend » Join team members from the PAM Barometer Initiative team as they present key findings from the sixth report.  The Kroc Institute’s sixth comprehensive report, covering the period from December 2020 through November 2021, provides...

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Zoom Webinar

Five Years After the Signing of the Colombian Final Agreement: Reflections from Implementation Monitoring

Honoring Undergraduates in Peace Studies, Class of 2022

The Kroc Institute will honor the undergraduate peace studies class of 2022 during Notre Dame's commencement weekend. Family and friends of students are welcome to attend these events. A reception will follow. …

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215/216 McKenna Hall

Honoring Undergraduates in Peace Studies, Class of 2022

Honoring Doctoral, Master’s, and Grad Minor Students, Class of 2022

The Kroc Institute will host a reception recognizing the achievements of graduating Peace Studies Doctoral, Master’s, and Graduate Minor students. The event is open to all current peace studies graduate students, as well as Kroc Institute and Keough School faculty and staff.  Note: The Keough School’s Recognition Ceremony will take...

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Great Hall, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Honoring Doctoral, Master’s, and Grad Minor Students, Class of 2022

Afghanistan: What Risk of Armed Conflict?

Register to attend » There is a growing trend of reporting on armed conflicts between the Taliban and various factions in different parts of Afghanistan as well as intra-Taliban clashes. Additionally, ISIS has increased its presence significantly in Afghanistan according to a…

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Zoom Webinar

Afghanistan: What Risk of Armed Conflict?

BE-SPOKEN with Emorja Roberson DMA '22

BE-SPOKEN is a musical work written by Emorja Roberson DMA '22 and collaborative artist Anthony Walker. It explores the stories of Black people in America through spoken word, gospel, and hip-hop. Featuring special guests Chavis T Gill, Anthony 'Tony' Walker, and Ledisi! Let our stories be told. May our songs...

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Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

BE-SPOKEN with Emorja Roberson DMA '22

Gathering of the hearts: Braiding our ways of being

Register to attend this event >>> This event is an open conversation and experience about facing the challenges of environmental violence and justice from diverse traditions, knowledge carriers, and forms of engagement. The session will include participatory engagement with elements of ceremony, arts, and story which will illustrate and offer...

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Zoom Webinar

Gathering of the hearts: Braiding our ways of being

Beyond the West: Nationalism, Religious Literacy, and the War in Ukraine

Featuring John Rees, Professor of Politics and International Relations, The University of Notre Dame Australia This lecture will explore how the lead-up to war in Ukraine tragically exposed liberal blind spots toward nationalism and religion, and why unlearning these habits will aid in the struggle for peace. …

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Beyond the West: Nationalism, Religious Literacy, and the War in Ukraine

Creating a World Free of Nuclear Weapons: Student Conversations

Join us for the continuing series of monthly conversations focused on the Catholic approach to nuclear weapons that will engage students from Catholic Universities, which include Notre Dame, Georgetown, Catholic University, Northwestern, and university partners in Japan, Africa, South America, Mexico, and more. Conversations will address the moral implications of using the bomb, current...

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Virtual event

Creating a World Free of Nuclear Weapons: Student Conversations

Afghanistan: After the War, Before the Peace

Featuring Obaidullah Baheer, Visiting Scholar, The New School; Lecturer, American University of Kabul Register to attend virtually » The talk will cover the delicate state Afghanistan is in with regards to being under de-facto rule by the Taliban, which has been designated as a terrorist group. How do the citizenry of...

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1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls/Zoom Webinar

Afghanistan: After the War, Before the Peace

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

“Pathways of Post-Conflict Violence: The Assassination of Social Leaders in Colombia”   Juan Albarracín (Notre Dame), Juan Corredor (CUNY), Juan Pablo Milanese (ICESI), Inge Valencia (ICESI) y Jonas Wolff (PRIF) Abstract: Violence in post-conflict settings is usually attributed to a post-war boom in organized crime, facilitated by the demobilization of...

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C104, Hesburgh Center for International Studies/Zoom Webinar

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Rethinking the Role of Clergy in Conflict and Peacebuilding

Featuring Gladys Ganiel, Reader, School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work, Queen's University Belfast Drawing on interviews with Presbyterian ministers who served during Northern Ireland’s Troubles (ca. 1968-1998) and churchgoing victims of violence, Ganiel argues that one of clergy’s primary roles has been overlooked: their work as “first responders”...

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Rethinking the Role of Clergy in Conflict and Peacebuilding

Notre Dame Student Peace Conference

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...

Hybrid and In-person

Notre Dame Student Peace Conference

Notre Dame Student Peace Conference

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...

Hybrid and In-person

Notre Dame Student Peace Conference

Wicked Problems: The Ethics of Action for Peace, Rights, and Justice Book Talk

Register » While a generation of changemakers and peacebuilders have set out to “Be the Change!” a thousand cautionary tales from the frontlines of social, economic, climate, and racial justice work suggest that deep ethical dilemmas don’t always have easily actionable answers. Join us for the book launch of Wicked...

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Online event

Wicked Problems: The Ethics of Action for Peace, Rights, and Justice Book Talk

Religious Reform, Muslim Reform, and the Limits of Historical Consciousness

Featuring Dr. Aziz Al-Azmeh, Professor of History, Central European University This lecture will focus on the possible senses of “reform” for Muslims in the context of the global modern history of religion, including the Protestant Reformation and its consequences. Professor Al-Azmeh will address the question of why Muslim reform was...

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1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Religious Reform, Muslim Reform, and the Limits of Historical Consciousness

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

“Mobilizing Support for Transitional Justice: Why Victims’ Voices Reduce Partisan-Motivated Opposition to Accountability”   Featuring:  Natán Skigin, Ph.D. student, Department of Political Science, University of Notre Dame Guillermo Trejo, Professor of Political Science, University of Notre Dame Abstract:…

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C104, Hesburgh Center for International Studies/Zoom Webinar

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Mirza Family Chair Inaugural Symposium

Register to attend via Zoom » 9:00 — 10:30 a.m.: "On the Muslim Question" Muslims in both Europe and North America have been figured by both extremists and mainstream politicians as “outsiders,” and “enemies.” It is no surprise then that they face a range of discriminatory practices in these contexts....

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1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls/Zoom Webinar

Mirza Family Chair Inaugural Symposium

Mirza Family Chair Inaugural Lecture

Register to attend via Zoom » Lecture title: “Debating Progress and History in Islamic Thought” Featuring Ebrahim Moosa, Mirza Family Professor of Islamic Thought and Muslim Societies; Co-director, Contending Modernities…

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Eck Visitors Center/Zoom Webinar

Mirza Family Chair Inaugural Lecture

Pondering the Nuclear Posture Review After Ukraine

The Biden administration came into office aspiring to reduce the role of nuclear weapons in U.S. national security. President Joe Biden quickly renewed New START and committed to strategic stability talks with the Russian Federation. However, following the Russian invasion of Ukraine and President Vladimir Putin’s threats to use nuclear...

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Online Zoom Webinar

Pondering the Nuclear Posture Review After Ukraine

Civil Resistance in Ukraine and the Region

Register to attend » How does civil resistance work and what can it achieve? This panel will share how civilians are using strategic civil resistance to diminish the power and impact of the Russian military.  In Ukraine, civilians replace road signs to confuse Russian military vehicles, they block roads with...

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Zoom Webinar

Civil Resistance in Ukraine and the Region

U.S. Peace Policy: Can America Help Fragile States Flourish?

This event is part of the Keough School of Global Affairs Dignity & Development Forum taking place March 17-18, 2022.  Register to attend » After twenty years of U.S. military engagement, Afghanistan seems more fragile than ever. What can the U.S. government learn from this $2 trillion investment and other counterterrorism...

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Downes Ballroom, Corbett Family Hall/Zoom Webinar

U.S. Peace Policy: Can America Help Fragile States Flourish?

Interreligious Approaches to Integral Human Development

This multifaith panel invites reflections on the significance of religion engaged as a whole, encompassing its full range of relevance to everyday life.

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Foley’s, Corbett Family Hall | Zoom Webinar

Interreligious Approaches to Integral Human Development

Roundtable Discussion with Oby Ezekwesili and Ann Pendleton-Jullian

Ambassador Bisa Williams (ret.) and members of the Keough School community will join Oby Ezekwesili and Ann Pendleton-Jullian for a dialogue about the ideas and initiatives that arose in their two talks.

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Downes Ballroom, Corbett Family Hall | Zoom Webinar

Roundtable Discussion with Oby Ezekwesili and Ann Pendleton-Jullian

Designing for Emergence: Creating the Conditions for Human Flourishing

Ann Pendleton-Jullian, co-author of "Design Unbound: Designing for Emergence in a Whitewater World," will discuss insights from the scholarship and practice of design about acting effectively and collectively in a world marked by complexity.

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Downes Ballroom, Corbett Family Hall | Zoom Webinar

Designing for Emergence: Creating the Conditions for Human Flourishing

‘One Complex Crisis’: Towards a Just and Sustainable Future

Oby Ezekwesili—a leader across global, national, and local scales, and across the realms of economics, governance, and politics—will reflect upon ethical and effective responses in the face of complex and interconnected problems.

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Decio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center | Zoom Webinar

‘One Complex Crisis’: Towards a Just and Sustainable Future

Solidarity and Prayer: Responding to War in Ukraine

How do we exercise solidarity with the people of Ukraine? Do you feel called more deeply into prayer? Join Campus Ministry onWednesday, March 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Coleman-Morse first floor lounge to reflect on these questions. Fr. Yury P. Avvakumov, Associate Professor in the History of Christianity, will share...

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Coleman-Morse Center, first floor lounge

Solidarity and Prayer: Responding to War in Ukraine

Creating a World Free of Nuclear Weapons: Student Conversations

Join us for the continuing series of monthly conversations focused on the Catholic approach to nuclear weapons that will engage students from Catholic Universities, which include Notre Dame, Georgetown, Catholic University, Northwestern, and university partners in Japan, Africa, South America, Mexico, and more. Conversations will address the moral implications of using the bomb, current...

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Virtual event

Creating a World Free of Nuclear Weapons: Student Conversations

The War in Ukraine: A Global Perspective

Register to attend via Zoom » As the war in Ukraine continues following Russia’s Feb. 24 invasion of the country, join us for a conversation with panelists who will examine the current conflict through a global lens. Panelists will cover topics including the status of the current conflict and the...

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Zoom Webinar and Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

The War in Ukraine: A Global Perspective

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

“Don’t We Have a Right to Get Angry? Integrating Emotions into the Rational Choice Theory of International Mediation” Laurie Nathan, Professor of the Practice of Mediation; Mediation Program Director, and Joel Devonshire, Ph.D. student in Peace Studies and Psychology Discussant: Andy Owsiak, former Kroc Institute Visiting Research Fellow (Fall 2021)…

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C104, Hesburgh Center for International Studies/Zoom Webinar

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Beyond the Concrete Borders of Gaza

Featuring Salem Al Qudwa, 2021-22 Fellow in Conflict and Peace, Harvard University; Expert on architecture, disaster preparedness, emergency response, and recovery projects in the Gaza Strip The Gaza Strip is currently home to almost two million Palestinians, making it widely regarded as one of the most densely populated areas in the...

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Peace Studies

Beyond the Concrete Borders of Gaza

Reparations for South Bend: A Conversation Connecting Past, Present, and Future

In honor of Black History Month, The Accomplice Project, sponsored by the Kroc Institute’s Mediation Program, and the Black Lives Matter South Bend Chapter will host a panel discussion on the case for reparations for South Bend’s Black community. The discussion will explore the history of environmental racism and racial...

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Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies/Zoom Webinar

Reparations for South Bend: A Conversation Connecting Past, Present, and Future

Show Some Skin: Emerge

Show Some Skin is an annual performance of monologues, written and submitted anonymously by members of the Notre Dame community, including students, faculty, and staff. The show strives to give voice to unspoken stories about identity and difference. This year's theme, Emerge, asks the Notre Dame community to reflect on what they...

DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Show Some Skin: Emerge

Show Some Skin: Emerge

Show Some Skin is an annual performance of monologues, written and submitted anonymously by members of the Notre Dame community, including students, faculty, and staff. The show strives to give voice to unspoken stories about identity and difference. This year's theme, Emerge, asks the Notre Dame community to reflect on what they...

DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Show Some Skin: Emerge

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: The Politics of Home

Register to attend this event » Lina Meruane is an award-winning Chilean writer and scholar. She has published two collections of short stories and five novels. Translated by Megan McDowell into English are her latest: Seeing Red …

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Zoom Webinar

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: The Politics of Home

Show Some Skin: Emerge

Show Some Skin is an annual performance of monologues, written and submitted anonymously by members of the Notre Dame community, including students, faculty, and staff. The show strives to give voice to unspoken stories about identity and difference. This year's theme, Emerge, asks the Notre Dame community to reflect on what they...

DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Show Some Skin: Emerge

Our Shared Paths to Justice: Learning from Desmond Tutu’s Faith and Activism

Join the Ansari Institute for a timely discussion that will highlight key lessons from the late Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s work. Hear insights from panelists who will explore his advocacy for what he called “our shared paths to freedom and justice,” and learn how his approach can help us address inequality...

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Zoom Webinar

Show Some Skin: Emerge

Show Some Skin is an annual performance of monologues, written and submitted anonymously by members of the Notre Dame community, including students, faculty, and staff. The show strives to give voice to unspoken stories about identity and difference. This year's theme, Emerge, asks the Notre Dame community to reflect on what they...

DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Show Some Skin: Emerge

Book Launch: Catholic Peacebuilding and Mining

Register to attend » From cell phones to computers to life-saving medical technologies, the day-to-day lives of people across the globe are intertwined with materials produced by the global mining industry. A new book growing out of the Catholic Peacebuilding Network (CPN)…

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Zoom Webinar

Book Launch: Catholic Peacebuilding and Mining

Creating a World Free of Nuclear Weapons: Student Conversations

Join us for the continuing series of monthly conversations focused on the Catholic approach to nuclear weapons that will engage students from Catholic Universities, which include Notre Dame, Georgetown, Catholic University, Northwestern, and university partners in Japan, Africa, South America, Mexico, and more. Conversations will address the moral implications of using the bomb, current...

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Virtual Event

Creating a World Free of Nuclear Weapons: Student Conversations

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

"Cash Violence: The Politics of Power and Peace in Liberia” Ben Spatz, Kroc Institute Visiting Research Fellow Abstract: This paper focuses on and builds from one specific element of Ben’s book project, “Cash Violence: The Politics of Power and Peace in Liberia.” The book traces how members of Liberia’s elite...

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C104, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

The 28th Annual Hesburgh Lecture in Ethics and Public Policy

Register to attend » Lecture title: The Activist Artist Featuring Bernardine Evaristo, Booker Prize-winning novelist, essayist, dramatist, and literary critic; advocate and activist for inclusion in the arts British writer Bernardine Evaristo is the author of ten books and numerous writings that span the genres of fiction, verse fiction, short fiction,...

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Zoom Webinar

The 28th Annual Hesburgh Lecture in Ethics and Public Policy

Taking Over the Home: On Teaching Feminist Theory in Lahore

Register to attend » Featuring Sara Shroff, Assistant Professor with joint appointments in Gender and Sexuality Studies and Political Science, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan This talk focuses on Shroff’s digital feminist theory classroom in Lahore, Pakistan, as an entry point for thinking about the politics of power, peace,...

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Zoom Webinar

Taking Over the Home: On Teaching Feminist Theory in Lahore

Mapping Technologies for Peace and Conflict: From the Weaponization of Social Media to Digital Peacebuilding and Peacetech

Register to attend » Featuring Lisa Schirch, Incoming Richard G. Starmann, Sr. Professor of the Practice in Peace Studies This presentation will provide a survey of the best and worst impacts of technology on peacebuilding. Beginning with an overview of how social media platforms’ profit models and designs amplify hate...

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Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies/Zoom Webinar

Mapping Technologies for Peace and Conflict: From the Weaponization of Social Media to Digital Peacebuilding and Peacetech

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

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

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

Five Years of Peace Agreement Implementation in Colombia: Insights from the Kroc Institute

Haga clic aquí para leer la descripción en español.  December 1 marks the 5th anniversary of implementation of the peace agreement between the Colombian government and the former FARC-EP that ended the country’s deadly 52 year armed conflict.  Since 2016, the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace...

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Virtual Event

Five Years of Peace Agreement Implementation in Colombia: Insights from the Kroc Institute

Advancing the Debate about the Humanitarian Impact of Economic Sanctions

Register to attend View Pre-Discussion Reading Since the end of the Cold War, multilateral and unilateral sanctions have become an essential instrument of global and national foreign policy. They are imposed to address international challenges to peace and security, including ending civilian wars and territorial aggression, and to thwart nuclear...

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Zoom Webinar

Advancing the Debate about the Humanitarian Impact of Economic Sanctions

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: Political Violence and the Literary Subject

Register to attend this event » Salwa Ismail is Professor of Politics with reference to the Middle East at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Her research examines everyday forms of government, urban governance, and governmental violence. She has conducted extensive fieldwork in both Egypt and Syria,...

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Zoom Webinar

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: Political Violence and the Literary Subject

Radical Equality: The Case for a More Intersectional Future for Gender Equity in Global Politics

Featuring Kara Ellerby, Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Relations, University of Delaware This lecture will first outline how a lack of intersectionality in discourse and measures of gender equality permeate today's peacebuilding and development efforts, often reinforcing inequality. Ellerby will then explore how re-engaging feminist ideas about identities and justice can...

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Radical Equality: The Case for a More Intersectional Future for Gender Equity in Global Politics

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

"Land Restitution and Racial Inequality in Colombia’s Post-conflict Transition" Featuring Laura García-Montoya, Visiting Fellow, Kellogg Institute, and Ana Montoya, Duke University Abstract: This paper studies the politics of land restitution and its relationship with racial and ethnic inequality in Colombia. In 2011, the Government created a Land Restitution Unit (LRU) and the Restitution...

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C104/105 Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Uncovering a Hidden Crisis: A Panel on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Join the Gender Relations Center for a panel discussion on missing and murdered Indigenous women. Panelists will discuss how and why this is an issue and what we can all do to be stakeholders in this cause. Panelists: Dr. Ashlee Bird, Mikaela Murphy, & Tara Kenjockety Co-sponsored by: Gender Relations Center...

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Carey Auditorium

Uncovering a Hidden Crisis: A Panel on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: Poetics of Evidence

Register to attend this event » Poet, novelist, translator, critic, and scholar Ammiel Alcalay teaches at Queens College and The Graduate Center, CUNY. His books include After Jews and Arabs, Memories of Our Future, Islanders, neither wit nor gold: from then, from the warring factions, and a little history. Recent books include...

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Zoom Webinar

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: Poetics of Evidence

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

"When are Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration (DDR) Programs Successful? Introducing the DDR-18 Dataset (1980-2018)" Featuring Sally Sharif, Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Kroc Institute's Peace Accords Matrix   Abstract: This paper introduces DDR-18, a pioneer global dataset of all Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration (DDR) programs, starting in 1980 and ending in 2018. Seventy-three programs...

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C104/105 Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Glimmers of Hope for Peace in South Sudan: The Role of Sant'Egidio in Peace Processes

Featuring Andrea Bartoli, President of the Sant'Egidio Foundation for Peace and Dialogue Watch the full event recording:  Since its key role in facilitating the 1992 Mozambique accord, Sant'Egidio, a lay Catholic community based in Rome, has become widely recognized as a leader in Track 2 diplomacy by civil society actors....

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Zoom Webinar and 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Glimmers of Hope for Peace in South Sudan: The Role of Sant'Egidio in Peace Processes

Creating a World Free of Nuclear Weapons: Student Conversations

Join us for the continuing series of monthly conversations focused on the Catholic approach to nuclear weapons that will engage students from Catholic Universities, which include Notre Dame, Georgetown, Catholic University, Northwestern, and university partners in Japan, Africa, South America, Mexico, and more. Conversations will address the moral implications of using the bomb, current...

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Virtual Event

Creating a World Free of Nuclear Weapons: Student Conversations

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

"Military Juntas, Civil Society Activism, and Post-Coup Political Orders" Featuring Sebastian Elischer, University of Florida and Kellogg Fellow Open to Ph.D. students, fellows, and faculty who are interested in civil war, violence, crime, peace, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The workshop is an informal gathering to discuss work-in-progress, dissertation chapters and...

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C104/105 Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

23rd Annual Dialogues on Nonviolence, Religion and Peace

Featuring Tecla Namachanja Wanjala, Kenyan Peace Advocate; Renowned Consultant on Transitional Justice, Conflict Transformation, Social Healing, and Reconciliation "Sacred Spaces for Healing and Reconciliation" Watch the event recording: Inter-communal armed conflicts usually affect people physically, mentally, emotionally, and socially. The violence leaves the affected people with bitter memories and anger...

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Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies and Zoom Webinar

23rd Annual Dialogues on Nonviolence, Religion and Peace

Peace Initiatives in Yemen

The International Christian University, Japan; the Centre for Mediation in Africa; and the Department of Political Sciences at the University of Pretoria are hosting a discussion on peace iniatives in Yemen. This event is also connected to the Kroc Institute's Mediation Program…

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Future Africa Campus, University of Pretoria, Conference Room 2 or Zoom Webinar

Peace Initiatives in Yemen

Book Launch: "The Politics of Food Provisioning in Colombia"

Featuring Felipe Roa-Clavijo, Visiting Research Fellow, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies Discussants:   Josefina Echavarría Alvarez, Director, Peace Accords Matrix; Associate Professor of the Practice Caroline Hughes. Associate Dean for Policy & Practice, Keough School of Global Affairs; Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Chair in Peace Studies, Kroc Institute...

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Book Launch:

The Twentieth Anniversary of September 11: Chaos or Community?

Can peoples and nations find ways to forge a more cooperative global community? Or will the world descend into further chaos? Can we recommend policies, drawing on the most compelling narratives and perspectives presented in the first two panels, to advance King’s dream of greater equality and a just community...

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1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls I Zoom Webinar

The Twentieth Anniversary of September 11: Chaos or Community?

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

"Post-Coup Bargaining in the Shadow of the African Anti-Coup Norm" Featuring Laurie Nathan, Gary Goertz, Jeremy Graham, University of Notre Dame, and discussant Sally Shiraf Open to Ph.D. students, fellows, and faculty who are interested in civil war, violence, crime, peace, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The workshop is an informal...

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C104/105 Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Undergraduate Program in Peace Studies Information Session

Climate change. Inequalities exposed by a global pandemic. Polarization. Gun violence. Mass migration. Religious conflict. In the face of ongoing challenges, how and where do we begin the work of building a better world?  Peace studies can equip you with knowledge about the nature of violence, oppression, and inequality, and...

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Undergraduate Program in Peace Studies Information Session

Religious Peacebuilding Amidst Political Polarization: A U.S.-Northern Ireland Dialogue

Religious actors in the United States and Northern Ireland each face ongoing challenges of conflict and violence tied to political polarization. While the two cases present distinct dynamics and call for distinct responses, what lessons might be learned about how religion can be a force for peace, justice and reconciliation...

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Virtual Event

Religious Peacebuilding Amidst Political Polarization: A U.S.-Northern Ireland Dialogue

Reparations + Abolition = Reparationists: The Abolitionists of Our Time

Featuring David Ragland, Co-Executive Director for Reparations, Culture, and Organizing, The Truth Telling Project Register to attend the lecture >>> The term reparationist integrates the holistic and spiritual concepts of reparations for Black people with the “abolition-democracy” concept-the practiced dismantling of the systems that maintain, reinforce, and profit from various...

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Zoom Webinar

Reparations + Abolition = Reparationists: The Abolitionists of Our Time

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

"No Country for Criminals: Understanding Support for Iron Fist Candidates in Brazil" Featuring Jake Turner, PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science Open to Ph.D. students, fellows, and faculty who are interested in civil war, violence, crime, peace, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The workshop is an informal gathering to discuss work-in-progress, dissertation...

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C104/105 Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Prioritizing Afghan Voices: How the International Community Can Assist Afghanistan

RSVP to attend virtually or to attend in person. As the crisis in Afghanistan evolves after the fall of the country’s government in August 2021, global actors are debating how the international community should respond to the new Taliban regime. …

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Keough School Washington Office (1400 16th St NW, Washington, DC)/Zoom Webinar

Prioritizing Afghan Voices: How the International Community Can Assist Afghanistan

The Accomplice Project: Physical Launch

Accomplice is a student-led project supported by the Mediation Program of the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. The project's mission is to support and sustain decolonial efforts at the University of Notre Dame oriented towards transformational justice and reparations and to cultivate a place where there is the necessary peace for discussion,...

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Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

The Accomplice Project: Physical Launch

Creating a World Free of Nuclear Weapons: Student Conversations

Join us for the continuing series of monthly conversations focused on the Catholic approach to nuclear weapons that will engage students from Catholic Universities, which include Notre Dame, Georgetown, Catholic University, Northwestern, and university partners in Japan, Africa, South America, Mexico, and more. Conversations will address the moral implications of using the bomb, current...

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Virtual Event

Creating a World Free of Nuclear Weapons: Student Conversations

2021 Distinguished Alumni Award Lecture

Overcoming Intersections of Oppression: Immigrant and Racial Justice in the U.S. Featuring Brittney Nystrom (B.A. ’98), Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Utah Nystrom’s work focuses on advocacy for civil rights and civil liberties throughout Utah. Read her full profile here >>…

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Zoom Webinar

2021 Distinguished Alumni Award Lecture

The Twentieth Anniversary of September 11: Pax Americana?

With the erosion of civil liberties, rise of authoritarianism, and heightened xenophobia across the world in the last two decades, have terrorists come closer to achieving their aims? In what ways are current world crises—racial injustice, mass migration, inequality, and inadequate responses to the global pandemic—connected to the conditions of...

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1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls I Zoom Webinar

The Twentieth Anniversary of September 11: Pax Americana?

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

"Drinking Tea with the Neighbors: Informal Clubs, Social Trust, and Trustworthiness in Mali" Featuring Jaimie Bleck, Associate Professor of Political Science Despite substantial theorizing on social capital, there has been scant empirical evidence of the relationship between associational membership and trust and trustworthiness. This study explores informal social clubs with diverse membership in a...

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C104/105 Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Book Talk: "Israel"

Featuring Alan Dowty, Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame Alan Dowty will discuss his new book, Israel (Polity, 2021). In this book, Dowty distills over half a century of study as an inside/outside analyst of Israel to outline the country’s history and current geopolitical realities. …

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Book Talk:

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

"The Path Towards Reconciliation after Colombia’s War: Understanding the Roles of Victims and Perpetrators" Featuring Roddy Brett, Associate Professor of Politics and International Relations University of Bristol Open to Ph.D. students, fellows, and faculty who are interested in civil war, violence, crime, peace, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The workshop is...

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C104/105 Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

The Kroc Institute Celebrates 35 Years of Teaching, Researching, and Building Peace

The Kroc Institute has been carrying out its mission of teaching, researching, and building peace for 35 years. Join Kroc Institute faculty and staff members for an outdoor reception celebrating this milestone.  You’ll have a chance to walk through a small display celebrating the Institute’s history and its future goals.…

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Great Hall, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

The Kroc Institute Celebrates 35 Years of Teaching, Researching, and Building Peace

International Day of Peace: Recovering Better for an Equitable and Sustainable World

Each year, the United Nations International Day of Peace is observed around the world on September 21. This year’s theme is “Recovering Better for an Equitable and Sustainable World.” Join the Kroc Institute for a dynamic conversation about sustainability, recovery and what makes for peace. Panelists: …

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Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies and Zoom Webinar

International Day of Peace: Recovering Better for an Equitable and Sustainable World

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

"Roving Rulers: How Armed Groups Govern in the Absence of Territorial Control" Featuring Hannah Early Bagdanov and Josephine Lechartre, Kroc, Kellogg and Department of Political Science Open to Ph.D. students, fellows, and faculty who are interested in civil war, violence, crime, peace, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The workshop is an informal gathering...

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C104/105 Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

The Invisibility Bargain: Governance Networks and Human Security for Migrants in Ecuador

Featuring Jeffrey D. Pugh Associate Professor of Conflict Resolution, University of Massachusetts Boston; Executive Director, Center for Mediation, Peace, and Resolution of Conflict (CEMPROC) In an era of mass migration and restrictive responses, the acceptance of migrants is often contingent on the expectation that they contribute economically to the host country...

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

The Invisibility Bargain: Governance Networks and Human Security for Migrants in Ecuador

The Twentieth Anniversary of September 11: Cause and Effect

Was September 11 an expression of religious fanaticism or blowback to US foreign policy? Is this an either/or question or a both/and proposition? Answers to these critical questions have varied in the scholarly conversation and the public arena.

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1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls | Zoom Webinar

The Twentieth Anniversary of September 11: Cause and Effect

Studying Peace: Stories from Undergraduate Students in Peace Studies

Join students from the Kroc Institute's Undergraduate Program in Peace Studies to learn more about studying peace as a Notre Dame student. Peace studies is an interdisciplinary academic field that advances your knowledge about the nature and causes of violence, oppression, and inequality, and builds your capacity to transform conflict,...

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Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Studying Peace: Stories from Undergraduate Students in Peace Studies

Flash Panel: The Unfolding Situation in Afghanistan

Only four months after President Joseph Biden announced that the United States would withdraw American troops from Afghanistan, after a war stretching nearly 20 years, the Taliban took control of Kabul. The country faces an uncertain future, with new developments being reported daily. Join us for a conversation unpacking the events...

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Virtual Event

Flash Panel: The Unfolding Situation in Afghanistan

Graduate Minor in Peace Studies Open House

All current graduate students are invited to stop by to talk with faculty and current students about the Graduate Minor in Peace Studies.  Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Kevin Vaughn, assistant director of doctoral studies, at krocphd@nd.edu…

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Kroc Institute First Floor Lounge, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Graduate Minor in Peace Studies Open House

Teaching Peace in the 21st Century: 12th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty

The University of Notre Dame's Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies is planning for an innovative and fully virtual Summer Institute from June 14-16, 2021.  The Summer Institute brings together teams of academics who want to launch peace studies programs at their colleges or universities; strengthen or develop a new...

Virtual Event

Teaching Peace in the 21st Century: 12th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty

Teaching Peace in the 21st Century: 12th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty

The University of Notre Dame's Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies is planning for an innovative and fully virtual Summer Institute from June 14-16, 2021.  The Summer Institute brings together teams of academics who want to launch peace studies programs at their colleges or universities; strengthen or develop a new...

Virtual Event

Teaching Peace in the 21st Century: 12th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty

Teaching Peace in the 21st Century: 12th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty

The University of Notre Dame's Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies is planning for an innovative and fully virtual Summer Institute from June 14-16, 2021.  The Summer Institute brings together teams of academics who want to launch peace studies programs at their colleges or universities; strengthen or develop a new...

Virtual Event

Teaching Peace in the 21st Century: 12th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty

Flash Panel on the Current Crisis in Colombia

All are welcome to attend the flash panel discussion on the current crisis in Colombia. The panel will feature students and scholars from Colombia who will explain the political situation, what is happening on the streets, and how we got here. Please email jason.ruiz@nd.edu…

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Virtual Event

Flash Panel on the Current Crisis in Colombia

Literatures of Annihliation, Exile, & Resistance - Salar Abdoh & Djavadi Négar

RSVP for the reading >>> Négar Djavadi was born in Iran in 1969 to a family of intellectuals opposed to the regimes both of the Shah, then of Khomeini. She arrived in France at the age of eleven, having crossed the mountains of Kurdistan on horseback with her mother and sister....

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Virtual Event

Literatures of Annihliation, Exile, & Resistance - Salar Abdoh & Djavadi Négar

Northern Ireland and Colombian Peace Accords: Insights on Negotiations, Design, and Implementation for Sustainable Peacebuilding

Featuring Eamon Gilmore Special Representative for Human Rights and the Special Envoy for the Peace Process in Colombia, European Union Two comprehensive peace accords have greatly influenced frameworks for policy, research, and practice in the past decades: the Good Friday/Belfast Agreement, signed in 1998 between the Government of the United...

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Virtual Event

Northern Ireland and Colombian Peace Accords: Insights on Negotiations, Design, and Implementation for Sustainable Peacebuilding

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Open to Ph.D. students, fellows, and faculty who are interested in civil war, violence, crime, peace, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The workshop is an informal gathering to discuss work-in-progress, dissertation chapters and proposals, practice conference talks, etc.

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Virtual Event

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

The Frontlines of Peace: An Insider’s Guide to Changing the World

When violent conflicts break out, conventional peacebuilding often relies on top-down policies—a well-intentioned but inherently flawed approach. But what can policymakers learn from people who are most affected by violence? Join us for a panel discussion featuring Séverine Autesserre, award-winning researcher and peacebuilder, and scholars from the Keough School of Global...

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Zoom Webinar

The Frontlines of Peace: An Insider’s Guide to Changing the World

Histories of Anti-Asian Violence in the US: Politics, Gender, and Resistance

"Histories of Anti-Asian Violence in the US: Politics, Gender, and Resistance" will bring together scholars from multiple disciplines to examine anti-Asian violence in America, from Chinese exclusion in the nineteenth century to the recent Atlanta shootings. The panel also will discuss what organizers and activists are currently doing to combat...

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Zoom webinar

Histories of Anti-Asian Violence in the US: Politics, Gender, and Resistance

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Open to Ph.D. students, fellows, and faculty who are interested in civil war, violence, crime, peace, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The workshop is an informal gathering to discuss work-in-progress, dissertation chapters and proposals, practice conference talks, etc.

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Virtual Event

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Justice for George Floyd? Unpacking the Verdict

Nearly a year has passed since the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, an event that stunned the nation and brought renewed urgency to racial justice movements. Now former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been found guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter in Mr. Floyd’s death....

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via Zoom

Justice for George Floyd? Unpacking the Verdict

The Historic Vietnam Veterans Protest in Washington: Lessons for Today

What lessons can we learn from a historic Vietnam veterans protest? How can the issues that motivated an earlier generation speak to veterans and soldiers today? Join the Keough School of Global Affairs and the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies for a panel discussion highlighting the voices of veterans past...

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The Historic Vietnam Veterans Protest in Washington: Lessons for Today

Notre Dame Student Peace Conference

Beyond the Surface: Moving the Needle on Global Peace Due to ongoing global health and safety concerns, all sessions, meetings, and networking will take place online. We believe this will allow us to engage in meaningful learning and dialogue while also keeping everyone safe. This year’s conference will run from...

Virtual Event

Notre Dame Student Peace Conference

Notre Dame Student Peace Conference

Beyond the Surface: Moving the Needle on Global Peace Due to ongoing global health and safety concerns, all sessions, meetings, and networking will take place online. We believe this will allow us to engage in meaningful learning and dialogue while also keeping everyone safe. This year’s conference will run from...

Virtual Event

Notre Dame Student Peace Conference

Notre Dame Student Peace Conference

Beyond the Surface: Moving the Needle on Global Peace Due to ongoing global health and safety concerns, all sessions, meetings, and networking will take place online. We believe this will allow us to engage in meaningful learning and dialogue while also keeping everyone safe. This year’s conference will run from...

Virtual Event

Notre Dame Student Peace Conference

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Open to Ph.D. students, fellows, and faculty who are interested in civil war, violence, crime, peace, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The workshop is an informal gathering to discuss work-in-progress, dissertation chapters and proposals, practice conference talks, etc.

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Virtual Event

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Keeping Faith with the Sahel: A Three-Part Series

This event is part of a three-part series on how faith actors and traditional leaders can lead the way in the preservation and maintenance of peace in the Sahel. This session will focus on raising awareness on how faith actors and traditional leaders can lead the way in the preservation...

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Virtual Event

Keeping Faith with the Sahel: A Three-Part Series

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: The Aesthetics of Annihilation, a Brief Screening & Conversation

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Global Middle East and North Africa is a bi-annual symposium and lecture series that focuses on the study of literatures that have been shaped by histories of territorial and linguistic politics, colonialism, military domination and gross human rights violations. The initiative grapples with the...

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Virtual Event

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: The Aesthetics of Annihilation, a Brief Screening & Conversation

Processing Anti-Asian Violence: A Roundtable Discussion on the Atlanta Shootings

The alarming rise of anti-Asian violence, especially the shooting deaths of six women of Asian descent on March 16 in Atlanta, is prompting conversations about the intersections of racism and misogyny, dispelling stereotypes about sex work, and inspiring activism and allyship in support of the AAPI community. …

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Zoom webinar

Processing Anti-Asian Violence: A Roundtable Discussion on the Atlanta Shootings

Mediating Justice: Law, Violence, and Ethnography Closing Event

Inspired by these events, the “Mediating Justice” series asks what it is that we mean when we talk about justice. To do this, the series takes an unusual approach. Instead of the usual turn to philosophy or jurisprudence for a definition, this series brings anthropologists and peace studies scholars together...

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Virtual Event

Mediating Justice: Law, Violence, and Ethnography Closing Event

Creating a World Free of Nuclear Weapons: Student Conversations

Join us for a series of monthly conversations that will engage students from Catholic Universities to include Notre Dame, Georgetown, Catholic University, Northwestern, Japanese universities partner and more, in discussions focused on the Catholic approach to nuclear weapons and can include topics to include the moral implications of using the bomb, the...

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Virtual Event

Creating a World Free of Nuclear Weapons: Student Conversations

Keeping Faith with the Sahel: A Three-Part Series

This event is part of a three-part series on how faith actors and traditional leaders can lead the way in the preservation and maintenance of peace in the Sahel.

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Virtual Event

Keeping Faith with the Sahel: A Three-Part Series

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Open to Ph.D. students, fellows, and faculty who are interested in civil war, violence, crime, peace, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The workshop is an informal gathering to discuss work-in-progress, dissertation chapters and proposals, practice conference talks, etc.

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Virtual Event

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

The Implicated Subject: Beyond Victims and Perpetrators

Featuring Michael Rothberg 1939 Society Samuel Goetz Chair in Holocaust Studies; Professor of English and Comparative Literature, University of California, Los Angeles Ernesto Verdeja (Respondent)  Associate Professor of Political Science and Peace Studies Register to attend »…

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Virtual Event

The Implicated Subject: Beyond Victims and Perpetrators

Creating a World Free of Nuclear Weapons: Student Conversations

Join us for a series of monthly conversations that will engage students from Catholic Universities to include Notre Dame, Georgetown, Catholic University, Northwestern, Japanese universities partner and more, in discussions focused on the Catholic approach to nuclear weapons and can include topics to include the moral implications of using the bomb, the...

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Virtual Event

Creating a World Free of Nuclear Weapons: Student Conversations

Mandating Peace: Enhancing the UN Security Council’s Approach to Mediation

The UN Security Council has primary responsibility for ending armed conflicts. But how do its resolutions affect crucial mediation efforts to achieve that goal? Until recently, there was little debate on this vital question by scholars and the Council itself.  Last year, the German government commissioned a groundbreaking report…

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Zoom Webinar, Keough School of Global Affairs Washington Office

Mandating Peace: Enhancing the UN Security Council’s Approach to Mediation

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Open to Ph.D. students, fellows, and faculty who are interested in civil war, violence, crime, peace, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The workshop is an informal gathering to discuss work-in-progress, dissertation chapters and proposals, practice conference talks, etc.

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Virtual Event

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Literatures in Translation: A Reading & Conversation

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Global Middle East and North Africa is a bi-annual symposium and lecture series that focuses on the study of literatures that have been shaped by histories of territorial and linguistic politics, colonialism, military domination and gross human rights violations. 

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Virtual Event

Literatures in Translation: A Reading & Conversation

The Peace Dimensions of Fratelli Tutti

Pope Francis’ new encyclical, Fratelli Tutti, has much to contribute to the theory and praxis of peace, but this is a theme that has received relatively little attention since its release in October 2020. How can it be a resource for peacebuilding and impact the practice of peacebuilding? Does it...

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Virtual Event

The Peace Dimensions of Fratelli Tutti

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Open to Ph.D. students, fellows, and faculty who are interested in civil war, violence, crime, peace, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The workshop is an informal gathering to discuss work-in-progress, dissertation chapters and proposals, practice conference talks, etc.

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Virtual Event

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Madrasa Discourses Curricular Website Launch

The Madrasa Discourses Project, led by Ebrahim Moosa, Mirza Family Professor of Islamic Thought and Muslim Societies, has developed a free and open curricular website to advance the theological and scientific literacy of Islamic Studies scholars around the world.

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Virtual Event

Madrasa Discourses Curricular Website Launch

Feminist Approaches to Global Grassroots Peacebuilding

Feminist approaches to the study of peace and conflict situate gender as a category that must be interrogated not only in our analyses of the causes and effects of conflict, but in our understanding of how peace is—and perhaps should be—built. Feminist scholarship in peace and conflict studies has long...

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Virtual Event

Feminist Approaches to Global Grassroots Peacebuilding

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: The Language of Exile

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Global Middle East and North Africa is a bi-annual symposium and lecture series that focuses on the study of literatures that have been shaped by histories of territorial and linguistic politics, colonialism, military domination and gross human rights violations. The initiative grapples with the...

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Virtual Event

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: The Language of Exile

Launch Event -- Mediating Justice: Law, Violence, and Ethnography

Inspired by these events, the “Mediating Justice” series asks what it is that we mean when we talk about justice. To do this, the series takes an unusual approach. Instead of the usual turn to philosophy or jurisprudence for a definition, this series brings anthropologists and peace studies scholars together...

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Virtual Event

Launch Event -- Mediating Justice: Law, Violence, and Ethnography

Where Next for Myanmar?

Dramatic events are unfolding in Myanmar. The election result has been canceled. Civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been arrested and charged. The military has once again taken control. What does this mean for the future of the country and, more broadly, for democratization movements in Southeast Asia?…

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Zoom webinar

Where Next for Myanmar?

Report Launch/Lanzamiento del informe

"Recognition and Guarantees for the Protection and Participation of Ethnic Communities in Peacebuilding: A Special Report on the Status of Implementation of the Ethnic Approach within the Final Colombian Peace Agreement" Haga clic aquí para leer los detalles en español >>> Wednesday, January 27, 2021…

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Virtual Event

Report Launch/Lanzamiento del informe

Flash Panel on the Ethiopia Crisis

Ethiopia is currently experiencing an acute political, security, and humanitarian crisis. Since November 2020, the government has been at war with the Tigray People’s Liberation Front in the north of the country. The government has bombed the Tigray capital of Mekelle, thousands of people have been displaced, and there are concerns...

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Virtual Event

Flash Panel on the Ethiopia Crisis

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: Literature As Archive

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Global Middle East and North Africa is a bi-annual symposium and lecture series that focuses on the study of literatures that have been shaped by histories of territorial and linguistic politics, colonialism, military domination and gross human rights violations. The initiative grapples with the...

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Virtual Event

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: Literature As Archive

Creating a World Free of Nuclear Weapons: Developing the Next Generation of Specialists & Activists of the Catholic Community

All times are in EST U.S Register here » This four day, eight session seminar is part of a larger project to revitalize and strengthen the voice of the Catholic community in the United States and beyond in the debate on nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament. The project aims to empower...

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Virtual Seminar via Zoom Meetings. Registration is required.

Creating a World Free of Nuclear Weapons: Developing the Next Generation of Specialists & Activists of the Catholic Community

Creating a World Free of Nuclear Weapons: Developing the Next Generation of Specialists & Activists of the Catholic Community

All times are in EST U.S Register here » This four day, eight session seminar is part of a larger project to revitalize and strengthen the voice of the Catholic community in the United States and beyond in the debate on nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament. The project aims to empower...

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Virtual Seminar via Zoom Meetings. Registration is required.

Creating a World Free of Nuclear Weapons: Developing the Next Generation of Specialists & Activists of the Catholic Community

A Policy Playbook on Nonproliferation Sanctions

Under the Trump administration, sanctions have become the go-to instrument of US foreign policy: a means of imposing unilateral “maximum pressure” that has not only failed to stem worsening nuclear proliferation risks in North Korea but also made matters worse in Iran. The administration has withdrawn from agreements that limit...

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Zoom Webinar, Keough School of Global Affairs Washington Office

A Policy Playbook on Nonproliferation Sanctions

Creating a World Free of Nuclear Weapons: Developing the Next Generation of Specialists & Activists of the Catholic Community

All times are in EST U.S Register here » This four day, eight session seminar is part of a larger project to revitalize and strengthen the voice of the Catholic community in the United States and beyond in the debate on nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament. The project aims to empower...

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Virtual Seminar via Zoom Meetings. Registration is required.

Creating a World Free of Nuclear Weapons: Developing the Next Generation of Specialists & Activists of the Catholic Community

Creating a World Free of Nuclear Weapons: Developing the Next Generation of Specialists & Activists of the Catholic Community

All times are in EST U.S Register here » This four day, eight session seminar is part of a larger project to revitalize and strengthen the voice of the Catholic community in the United States and beyond in the debate on nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament. The project aims to empower...

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Virtual Seminar via Zoom Meetings. Registration is required.

Creating a World Free of Nuclear Weapons: Developing the Next Generation of Specialists & Activists of the Catholic Community

Book Event: A World Free from Nuclear Weapons

In November 2017, Pope Francis denounced nuclear deterrence as morally unacceptable for the first time, which represented a major shift in the Vatican’s nuclear doctrine. He made this historic pronouncement during the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development's international symposium on “Prospects for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons and...

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Online Zoom Webinar

Book Event: A World Free from Nuclear Weapons

Connect with the Kroc Institute at the Oceanic Conference on International Studies

The Kroc Institute will be engaging at the 9th Biennial Oceanic Conference on International Studies, held virtually, in a variety of ways. If you’re planning to attend, please join us at any of the following events!  Open conversation convened by the Kroc Institute: Sunday, December 6, 9:00-10:30 p.m. EST (Monday,...

Virtual Event

Connect with the Kroc Institute at the Oceanic Conference on International Studies

Connect with the Kroc Institute at the Oceanic Conference on International Studies

The Kroc Institute will be engaging at the 9th Biennial Oceanic Conference on International Studies, held virtually, in a variety of ways. If you’re planning to attend, please join us at any of the following events!  Open conversation convened by the Kroc Institute: Sunday, December 6, 9:00-10:30 p.m. EST (Monday,...

Virtual Event

Connect with the Kroc Institute at the Oceanic Conference on International Studies

Connect with the Kroc Institute at the Oceanic Conference on International Studies

The Kroc Institute will be engaging at the 9th Biennial Oceanic Conference on International Studies, held virtually, in a variety of ways. If you’re planning to attend, please join us at any of the following events!  Open conversation convened by the Kroc Institute: Sunday, December 6, 9:00-10:30 p.m. EST (Monday,...

Virtual Event

Connect with the Kroc Institute at the Oceanic Conference on International Studies

Connect with the Kroc Institute at the Oceanic Conference on International Studies

The Kroc Institute will be engaging at the 9th Biennial Oceanic Conference on International Studies, held virtually, in a variety of ways. If you’re planning to attend, please join us at any of the following events!  Open conversation convened by the Kroc Institute: Sunday, December 6, 9:00-10:30 p.m. EST (Monday,...

Virtual Event

Connect with the Kroc Institute at the Oceanic Conference on International Studies

Connect with the Kroc Institute at the Oceanic Conference on International Studies

The Kroc Institute will be engaging at the 9th Biennial Oceanic Conference on International Studies, held virtually, in a variety of ways. If you’re planning to attend, please join us at any of the following events!  Open conversation convened by the Kroc Institute: Sunday, December 6, 9:00-10:30 p.m. EST (Monday,...

Virtual Event

Connect with the Kroc Institute at the Oceanic Conference on International Studies

Connect with the Kroc Institute at the Oceanic Conference on International Studies

The Kroc Institute will be engaging at the 9th Biennial Oceanic Conference on International Studies, held virtually, in a variety of ways. If you’re planning to attend, please join us at any of the following events!  Open conversation convened by the Kroc Institute: Sunday, December 6, 9:00-10:30 p.m. EST (Monday,...

Virtual Event

Connect with the Kroc Institute at the Oceanic Conference on International Studies

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: Censorship and Silence, a Global Historical Approach

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Global Middle East and North Africa is a bi-annual symposium and lecture series that focuses on the study of literatures that have been shaped by histories of territorial and linguistic politics, colonialism, military domination and gross human rights violations.

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Virtual Event

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: Censorship and Silence, a Global Historical Approach

Four Years of Peace Accord Implementation/Cuatro años de implementación del Acuerdo de Paz

Haga clic aquí para ver información en español >>> Four Years of Peace Accord Implementation: International Comparative Experiences and the Colombian Case All times are in EST U.S./Colombia Register to attend >>> This conference will present research perspectives on the first four years of implementation of the Final Peace Accord...

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Virtual conference/Conferencia virtual

Four Years of Peace Accord Implementation/Cuatro años de implementación del Acuerdo de Paz

Four Years of Peace Accord Implementation/Cuatro años de implementación del Acuerdo de Paz

Haga clic aquí para ver información en español >>> Four Years of Peace Accord Implementation: International Comparative Experiences and the Colombian Case All times are in EST U.S./Colombia Register to attend >>> This conference will present research perspectives on the first four years of implementation of the Final Peace Accord...

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Virtual conference/Conferencia virtual

Four Years of Peace Accord Implementation/Cuatro años de implementación del Acuerdo de Paz

Four Years of Peace Accord Implementation/Cuatro años de implementación del Acuerdo de Paz

Haga clic aquí para ver información en español >>> Four Years of Peace Accord Implementation: International Comparative Experiences and the Colombian Case All times are in EST U.S./Colombia Register to attend >>> This conference will present research perspectives on the first four years of implementation of the Final Peace Accord...

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Virtual conference/Conferencia virtual

Four Years of Peace Accord Implementation/Cuatro años de implementación del Acuerdo de Paz

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: Sinan Antoon Reading

Featuring Sinan Antoon, Associate Professor of Arabic Literature at New York University, Poet, Novelist, Scholar, and Translator. Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Global Middle East and North Africa is a bi-annual symposium and lecture series that focuses on the study of literatures that have been shaped by...

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Virtual Webinar

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: Sinan Antoon Reading

Master of Global Affairs Virtual Information Session

We invite prospective graduate students to learn more about the Keough School’s Master of Global Affairs with this unique opportunity. Join us in a live one-hour webinar with program director Becca Méndez. Learn about degree options, financial aid, and career support. Registration is required.…

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Zoom Webinar

Master of Global Affairs Virtual Information Session

Master of Global Affairs Virtual Information Session

We invite you to learn more about the Master of Global Affairs program at the University of Notre Dame Keough School of Global Affairs. The Kroc Institute administers the International Peace Studies concentration within this program, and full funding is available to all accepted students within this concentration. …

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Zoom webinar, registration required

Master of Global Affairs Virtual Information Session

POSTPONED: Colum McCann—in Conversation with Barry McCrea

POSTPONED Register now to attend » In a conversation inaugurating a new series, Ireland's Generation X?, Colum McCann will discuss his life and work with Keough-Naughton Institute Faculty Fellow Fellow Barry McCrea…

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Webinar format

POSTPONED: Colum McCann—in Conversation with Barry McCrea

New START: Catholic-Evangelical Dialogue on Nuclear Disarmament

Register for this event » New START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty), the last remaining nuclear weapons agreement between the United States and Russia, expires in February 2021 unless both sides agree to a five-year extension.…

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Zoom Webinar, Keough School of Global Affairs Washington Office

New START: Catholic-Evangelical Dialogue on Nuclear Disarmament

Gender Provisions in Peace Accords: Reflections on Negotiation, Design and Implementation in Support of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda

On October 31, 2000, the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security (WPS). Twenty years later, the UN Secretary General’s WPS report emphasizes that the resolution placed women’s participation at the center of peace efforts, and there now exist clear commitments by the UN and...

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Virtual Event

Gender Provisions in Peace Accords: Reflections on Negotiation, Design and Implementation in Support of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda

Understanding and Engaging Movements for Justice: Nonviolent Direct Action Training

Register now to attend >>> The events of 2020 are laying bare inequalities that have long plagued the United States and the global community. The intersections of the pandemic, ongoing racialized violence, and hate-filled political rhetoric, combined with the volatility of the upcoming U.S. presidential elections, are exposing the costs...

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Virtual Event

Understanding and Engaging Movements for Justice: Nonviolent Direct Action Training

The 22nd Annual Dialogues on Nonviolence, Religion, and Peace

Azza Karam is an experienced scholar and practitioner of peacebuilding, religion, and international politics. As Secretary General of Religions for Peace, she helps lead the largest multi-religious leadership platform with 90 national and six regional Interreligious Councils. She has published widely and in several languages on international political dynamics, including...

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Virtual Event

The 22nd Annual Dialogues on Nonviolence, Religion, and Peace

Understanding and Engaging Movements for Justice: Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis

The Kroc Institute is partnering with Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart, Indiana, to offer a series advocating for nonviolence as an effective strategy to resist violence and support movements for justice. Voices from different streams of nonviolence—including communal nonviolence, liberationist nonviolence, and strategic nonviolence—will speak as witnesses to the...

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Virtual Event

Understanding and Engaging Movements for Justice: Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis

Are Nuclear Weapons an Absolute Evil?

Featuring The Most Reverend Joseph Mitsuaki Takami, Archbishop of Nagasaki and President of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Japan

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Virtual Event

Are Nuclear Weapons an Absolute Evil?

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: Ibtisam Azem Reading

Featuring Ibtisam Azem, Palestinian Short Story Writer, Novelist, and Journalist. Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Global Middle East and North Africa is a bi-annual symposium and lecture series that focuses on the study of literatures that have been shaped by histories of territorial and linguistic politics,...

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Virtual Webinar

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: Ibtisam Azem Reading

South Sudan: Progress Toward Peace or Locked in Crisis?

In September 2018, the revitalized peace agreement for South Sudan sought to end the country’s bloody civil war, which has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives and created a massive refugee and humanitarian crisis. Two years after its signing, the agreement remains tenuous, and there is domestic and international concern...

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Zoom Webinar, Keough School of Global Affairs Washington Office

South Sudan: Progress Toward Peace or Locked in Crisis?

Understanding and Engaging Movements for Justice: David Cortright and Maria Stephan

The Kroc Institute is partnering with Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart, Indiana, to offer a series advocating for nonviolence as an effective strategy to resist violence and support movements for justice. Voices from different streams of nonviolence—including communal nonviolence, liberationist nonviolence, and strategic nonviolence—will speak as witnesses to the...

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Virtual Event

Understanding and Engaging Movements for Justice: David Cortright and Maria Stephan

Advice to the Next President on Addressing Racial Justice: Notre Dame Students Speak Out

In this epic moment of reckoning on systemic racism and during the lead-up to the U.S. presidential election in November, the Kroc Institute seeks to promote and support the voices of a new generation of voters: young people who experience and care about racism, sexism and other forms of prejudice and...

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Virtual Event

Advice to the Next President on Addressing Racial Justice: Notre Dame Students Speak Out

Virtual Seminar: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Brazil's Education

The COVID-19 pandemic has tremendously impacted all sectors of life, none the least, education. But while many countries in the world have already started a gradual reopening of their schools, the vast majority of cities in Brazil still show no sign of return in the near future, with many government...

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via Zoom

Virtual Seminar: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Brazil's Education

Understanding and Engaging Movements for Justice: Sarah Nahar

The Kroc Institute is partnering with Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart, Indiana, to offer a series advocating for nonviolence as an effective strategy to resist violence and support movements for justice. Voices from different streams of nonviolence—including communal nonviolence, liberationist nonviolence, and strategic nonviolence—will speak as witnesses to the...

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Virtual Event

Understanding and Engaging Movements for Justice: Sarah Nahar

Shaping Peace Together: Envisioning a Post-Pandemic World

This year’s theme is “Shaping Peace Together.” The UN description of the theme says, “Celebrate the day by spreading compassion, kindness and hope in the face of the pandemic. Stand together with the UN against attempts to use the virus to promote discrimination or hatred. Join us so that we...

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Virtual Event

Shaping Peace Together:  Envisioning a Post-Pandemic World

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: Neda Maghbouleh Reading

Featuring Neda Maghbouleh, Associate Professor of Sociology and Canada Research Chair in Migration, Race, and Identity, University of Toront. oLiteratures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Global Middle East and North Africa is a bi-annual symposium and lecture series that focuses on the study of literatures that have...

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Virtual Webinar

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile & Resistance: Neda Maghbouleh Reading

A Conversation with Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum

Join the Kroc Institute for a conversation on race, class, gender, and their intersections featuring Beverly Daniel Tatum, president emerita of Spelman College, and David Anderson Hooker, associate professor of the practice of conflict transformation and peacebuilding.  Watch the full conversation:  Register to attend this conversation >>>…

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Virtual Event

A Conversation with Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum

Graduate Minor in Peace Studies Open House

Interested in linking your study and research with the multidisciplinary field of peace studies? Stop by the Kroc Institute to talk with faculty and current students about the Graduate Minor in Peace Studies. The minor is open to all Notre Dame students pursuing a terminal master’s or doctoral degree.…

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Courtyard, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Graduate Minor in Peace Studies Open House

Catholics Commemorate 75 Years after Hiroshima and Nagasaki

This pre-recorded webcast features:  ​Most Reverend Mitsuaki Takami, archbishop of Nagasaki and president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan Most Reverend David Malloy, bishop of the Diocese of Rockford, Illinois and chairman of the Committee on International Justice and Peace, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops…

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Online Pre-recorded Webcast

Catholics Commemorate 75 Years after Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Peace in the Time of a Pandemic: Video Shorts

COVID-19 and Peace Accord 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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Virtual

Peace in the Time of a Pandemic: Video Shorts

Black Lives Matter-South Bend: A Conversation with Dr. Dé Bryant

Featuring  Dé Bryant, Ph.D.  Bryant founded community-based, participatory action research Social Action Project and expanded it into neighborhoods in Michigan, Nigeria, Rwanda and South Africa. Her areas of expertise include social justice, trauma informed strategies, program development, participatory action research, teaching and interreligious/interfaith dialogues. …

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Zoom Conversation

Black Lives Matter-South Bend: A Conversation with Dr. Dé Bryant

Peace in the Time of a Pandemic: Video Shorts

The Ongoing Global Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic featuring Dr. Michael Heisler, Professor of Medicine at the Sanford School of Medicine at the University of South Dakota and member of the Kroc Institute’s Advisory Board, and Dr. David Gaus, a 1984 Notre Dame graduate and co-founder of Andean Health & Development...

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Virtual

Peace in the Time of a Pandemic: Video Shorts

Peace in the Time of a Pandemic: Video Shorts

A Summer Solstice Fire in Pandemic Time: The Prophetic Imaginations of Flannery O'Conner and Simone Weil (Featuring Ruthann K. Johansen, Professor Emerita in the Program of Liberal Studies and Kroc Institute Faculty Fellow, and E. Jane Doering, Director Emerita of the Teachers as Scholars Program)

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Virtual

Peace in the Time of a Pandemic: Video Shorts

Peace in the Time of a Pandemic: Video Shorts

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)

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Virtual

Peace in the Time of a Pandemic: Video Shorts

Catholic Peacebuilding in the DRC

Throughout its colonial and post-independence history, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has suffered periods of violent conflict. Violence has been caused by ethnic rivalries, rebel militia groups, political turmoil, natural resource exploitation, and disputes with neighboring countries. Amid the violence, the Catholic Church in the DRC has been a steadfast presence for peace, justice and development....

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online Zoom webinar

Catholic Peacebuilding in the DRC

Peace in the Time of a Pandemic: Video Shorts

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)

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Virtual

Peace in the Time of a Pandemic: Video Shorts

Peace in the Time of a Pandemic: Video Shorts

How to Support Children and Families during a Pandemic (Featuring Kroc Institute Faculty Fellow Darcia Narvaez and Kroc Institute Doctoral Student in Psychology and Peace Studies Mary Tarsha)

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Virtual

Peace in the Time of a Pandemic: Video Shorts

Peace in the Time of a Pandemic: Video Shorts

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...

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Virtual

Peace in the Time of a Pandemic: Video Shorts

Launch of the Kroc Institute’s Fourth Comprehensive Report on Colombian Peace Accord Implementation (In English)

Join us for the virtual public launch of the fourth comprehensive report on the status of Colombian Final Accord implementation, which covers the period from December 2018 through November 2019. Get a first look at the latest independently-verified information on developments in implementation and the challenges and opportunities that lie...

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Virtual Event

Launch of the Kroc Institute’s Fourth Comprehensive Report on Colombian Peace Accord Implementation (In English)

Lanzamiento del Cuarto informe comprensivo sobre la implementación del Acuerdo Final en Colombia, del Instituto Kroc (en Español)

Acompáñenos al lanzamiento público virtual del Cuarto informe comprensivo sobre el estado de la implementación del Acuerdo Final colombiano, que cubre el periodo entre diciembre de 2018 y noviembre de 2019. Obtendrá así, de primera mano, la información más reciente, verificada e independiente sobre los avances en la implementación y...

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Virtual Event

Lanzamiento del Cuarto informe comprensivo sobre la implementación del Acuerdo Final en Colombia, del Instituto Kroc (en Español)

CANCELED: Teaching Peace in the 21st Century: 12th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty

In response to the spread of COVID-19 in the United States, the Kroc Institute has decided to cancel this year's Summer Institute. The University of Notre Dame's Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies invites you and your team to apply for the 12th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty in Peace Studies,…

Jenkins Nanovic Halls

CANCELED: Teaching Peace in the 21st Century: 12th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty

CANCELED: Teaching Peace in the 21st Century: 12th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty

In response to the spread of COVID-19 in the United States, the Kroc Institute has decided to cancel this year's Summer Institute. The University of Notre Dame's Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies invites you and your team to apply for the 12th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty in Peace Studies,…

Jenkins Nanovic Halls

CANCELED: Teaching Peace in the 21st Century: 12th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty

Peace in the Time of a Pandemic: Video Shorts

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...

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Virtual

Peace in the Time of a Pandemic: Video Shorts

CANCELED: Teaching Peace in the 21st Century: 12th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty

In response to the spread of COVID-19 in the United States, the Kroc Institute has decided to cancel this year's Summer Institute. The University of Notre Dame's Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies invites you and your team to apply for the 12th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty in Peace Studies,…

Jenkins Nanovic Halls

CANCELED: Teaching Peace in the 21st Century: 12th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty

CANCELED: Teaching Peace in the 21st Century: 12th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty

In response to the spread of COVID-19 in the United States, the Kroc Institute has decided to cancel this year's Summer Institute. The University of Notre Dame's Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies invites you and your team to apply for the 12th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty in Peace Studies,…

Jenkins Nanovic Halls

CANCELED: Teaching Peace in the 21st Century: 12th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty

CANCELED: Teaching Peace in the 21st Century: 12th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty

In response to the spread of COVID-19 in the United States, the Kroc Institute has decided to cancel this year's Summer Institute. The University of Notre Dame's Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies invites you and your team to apply for the 12th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty in Peace Studies,…

Jenkins Nanovic Halls

CANCELED: Teaching Peace in the 21st Century: 12th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty

Race, Violence, and Protest: A Conversation about the Ongoing Struggle for Justice

Over the past few months, the violent deaths of African Americans at the hands of the police and civilians have reignited public conversations about race, policing, and justice. New waves of protests are taking place in cities across the United States and around the world. Join the Kroc Institute for...

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Virtual

Race, Violence, and Protest: A Conversation about the Ongoing Struggle for Justice

Peace in the Time of a Pandemic: Video Shorts

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...

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Virtual

Peace in the Time of a Pandemic: Video Shorts

CANCELED: Creating a World Without Nuclear Weapons Summer Seminar

This week-long seminar is part of a larger project to revitalize and strengthen the voice of the Catholic community in the United States and beyond in the debate on nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament.

Keough School Washington Office, 1400 16th Street NW, Suite 120, Washington, DC, 20036

CANCELED: Creating a World Without Nuclear Weapons Summer Seminar

CANCELED: Creating a World Without Nuclear Weapons Summer Seminar

This week-long seminar is part of a larger project to revitalize and strengthen the voice of the Catholic community in the United States and beyond in the debate on nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament.

Keough School Washington Office, 1400 16th Street NW, Suite 120, Washington, DC, 20036

CANCELED: Creating a World Without Nuclear Weapons Summer Seminar

CANCELED: Creating a World Without Nuclear Weapons Summer Seminar

This week-long seminar is part of a larger project to revitalize and strengthen the voice of the Catholic community in the United States and beyond in the debate on nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament.

Keough School Washington Office, 1400 16th Street NW, Suite 120, Washington, DC, 20036

CANCELED: Creating a World Without Nuclear Weapons Summer Seminar

CANCELED: Creating a World Without Nuclear Weapons Summer Seminar

This week-long seminar is part of a larger project to revitalize and strengthen the voice of the Catholic community in the United States and beyond in the debate on nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament.

Keough School Washington Office, 1400 16th Street NW, Suite 120, Washington, DC, 20036

CANCELED: Creating a World Without Nuclear Weapons Summer Seminar

CANCELED: Creating a World Without Nuclear Weapons Summer Seminar

This week-long seminar is part of a larger project to revitalize and strengthen the voice of the Catholic community in the United States and beyond in the debate on nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament.

Keough School Washington Office, 1400 16th Street NW, Suite 120, Washington, DC, 20036

CANCELED: Creating a World Without Nuclear Weapons Summer Seminar

CANCELED: Honoring Undergraduates in Peace Studies, Class of 2020

The Kroc Institute will honor the undergraduate peace studies class of 2020 during Notre Dame's commencement weekend. Family and friends of students are welcome to attend these events. A reception will follow the ceremony in the Great Hall.

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Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

CANCELED: Honoring Undergraduates in Peace Studies, Class of 2020

CANCELED: Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Open to Ph.D. students, fellows, and faculty who are interested in civil war, violence, crime, peace, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The workshop is an informal gathering to discuss work-in-progress, dissertation chapters and proposals, practice conference talks, etc.

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C104/105, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

CANCELED: Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

CANCELED: Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine

Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine, the new book by Noura Erakat, offers a new approach to understanding the Palestinian struggle for freedom, told through the power and control of international law.

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

CANCELED: Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine

Show Some Skin: 20/20

Show Some Skin is a student-led initiative that invites members of the Notre Dame community to share narratives about identity and difference. We solicit anonymous monologues written by students, faculty, staff, and alumni, and select a compelling sample of these stories to stage as an annual public performance.

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Livestream on YouTube @ShowSomeSkinND

Show Some Skin: 20/20

CANCELED: Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Open to Ph.D. students, fellows, and faculty who are interested in civil war, violence, crime, peace, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The workshop is an informal gathering to discuss work-in-progress, dissertation chapters and proposals, practice conference talks, etc.

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C104/105, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

CANCELED: Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

The Kroc Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing Kroc Institute events scheduled from now through April 13. These events include the Distinguished Alumni Award lecture originally scheduled for March 17 and the Hesburgh Lecture on Ethics and Public Policy featuring Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw originally scheduled for...

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

The Kroc Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing Kroc Institute events scheduled from now through April 13. These events include the Distinguished Alumni Award lecture originally scheduled for March 17 and the Hesburgh Lecture on Ethics and Public Policy featuring Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw originally scheduled for...

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

The Kroc Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing Kroc Institute events scheduled from now through April 13. These events include the Distinguished Alumni Award lecture originally scheduled for March 17 and the Hesburgh Lecture on Ethics and Public Policy featuring Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw originally scheduled for...

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

The Kroc Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing Kroc Institute events scheduled from now through April 13. These events include the Distinguished Alumni Award lecture originally scheduled for March 17 and the Hesburgh Lecture on Ethics and Public Policy featuring Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw originally scheduled for...

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

The Kroc Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing Kroc Institute events scheduled from now through April 13. These events include the Distinguished Alumni Award lecture originally scheduled for March 17 and the Hesburgh Lecture on Ethics and Public Policy featuring Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw originally scheduled for...

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

The Kroc Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing Kroc Institute events scheduled from now through April 13. These events include the Distinguished Alumni Award lecture originally scheduled for March 17 and the Hesburgh Lecture on Ethics and Public Policy featuring Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw originally scheduled for...

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

The Kroc Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing Kroc Institute events scheduled from now through April 13. These events include the Distinguished Alumni Award lecture originally scheduled for March 17 and the Hesburgh Lecture on Ethics and Public Policy featuring Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw originally scheduled for...

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

The Kroc Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing Kroc Institute events scheduled from now through April 13. These events include the Distinguished Alumni Award lecture originally scheduled for March 17 and the Hesburgh Lecture on Ethics and Public Policy featuring Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw originally scheduled for...

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

CANCELED: Notre Dame Student Peace Conference

On March 11, in response to the spread of COVID-19 in the United States, the University of Notre Dame announced the decision to suspend all in-person classes and highly recommended against hosting University-sponsored events that convene a high number of individuals through April 13. Given these recommendations, we have made...

Hesburgh Center for International Studies

CANCELED: Notre Dame Student Peace Conference

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

The Kroc Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing Kroc Institute events scheduled from now through April 13. These events include the Distinguished Alumni Award lecture originally scheduled for March 17 and the Hesburgh Lecture on Ethics and Public Policy featuring Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw originally scheduled for...

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

CANCELED: Notre Dame Student Peace Conference

On March 11, in response to the spread of COVID-19 in the United States, the University of Notre Dame announced the decision to suspend all in-person classes and highly recommended against hosting University-sponsored events that convene a high number of individuals through April 13. Given these recommendations, we have made...

Hesburgh Center for International Studies

CANCELED: Notre Dame Student Peace Conference

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

The Kroc Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing Kroc Institute events scheduled from now through April 13. These events include the Distinguished Alumni Award lecture originally scheduled for March 17 and the Hesburgh Lecture on Ethics and Public Policy featuring Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw originally scheduled for...

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

The Kroc Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing Kroc Institute events scheduled from now through April 13. These events include the Distinguished Alumni Award lecture originally scheduled for March 17 and the Hesburgh Lecture on Ethics and Public Policy featuring Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw originally scheduled for...

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

CANCELED: Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Open to Ph.D. students, fellows, and faculty who are interested in civil war, violence, crime, peace, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The workshop is an informal gathering to discuss work-in-progress, dissertation chapters and proposals, practice conference talks, etc.

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C104/105, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

CANCELED: Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

The Kroc Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing Kroc Institute events scheduled from now through April 13. These events include the Distinguished Alumni Award lecture originally scheduled for March 17 and the Hesburgh Lecture on Ethics and Public Policy featuring Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw originally scheduled for...

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

The Kroc Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing Kroc Institute events scheduled from now through April 13. These events include the Distinguished Alumni Award lecture originally scheduled for March 17 and the Hesburgh Lecture on Ethics and Public Policy featuring Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw originally scheduled for...

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

The Kroc Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing Kroc Institute events scheduled from now through April 13. These events include the Distinguished Alumni Award lecture originally scheduled for March 17 and the Hesburgh Lecture on Ethics and Public Policy featuring Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw originally scheduled for...

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

The Kroc Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing Kroc Institute events scheduled from now through April 13. These events include the Distinguished Alumni Award lecture originally scheduled for March 17 and the Hesburgh Lecture on Ethics and Public Policy featuring Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw originally scheduled for...

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

The Kroc Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing Kroc Institute events scheduled from now through April 13. These events include the Distinguished Alumni Award lecture originally scheduled for March 17 and the Hesburgh Lecture on Ethics and Public Policy featuring Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw originally scheduled for...

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

The Kroc Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing Kroc Institute events scheduled from now through April 13. These events include the Distinguished Alumni Award lecture originally scheduled for March 17 and the Hesburgh Lecture on Ethics and Public Policy featuring Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw originally scheduled for...

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

The Kroc Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing Kroc Institute events scheduled from now through April 13. These events include the Distinguished Alumni Award lecture originally scheduled for March 17 and the Hesburgh Lecture on Ethics and Public Policy featuring Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw originally scheduled for...

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

The Kroc Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing Kroc Institute events scheduled from now through April 13. These events include the Distinguished Alumni Award lecture originally scheduled for March 17 and the Hesburgh Lecture on Ethics and Public Policy featuring Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw originally scheduled for...

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

The Kroc Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing Kroc Institute events scheduled from now through April 13. These events include the Distinguished Alumni Award lecture originally scheduled for March 17 and the Hesburgh Lecture on Ethics and Public Policy featuring Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw originally scheduled for...

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

The Kroc Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing Kroc Institute events scheduled from now through April 13. These events include the Distinguished Alumni Award lecture originally scheduled for March 17 and the Hesburgh Lecture on Ethics and Public Policy featuring Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw originally scheduled for...

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

The Kroc Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing Kroc Institute events scheduled from now through April 13. These events include the Distinguished Alumni Award lecture originally scheduled for March 17 and the Hesburgh Lecture on Ethics and Public Policy featuring Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw originally scheduled for...

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

The Kroc Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing Kroc Institute events scheduled from now through April 13. These events include the Distinguished Alumni Award lecture originally scheduled for March 17 and the Hesburgh Lecture on Ethics and Public Policy featuring Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw originally scheduled for...

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

The Kroc Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing Kroc Institute events scheduled from now through April 13. These events include the Distinguished Alumni Award lecture originally scheduled for March 17 and the Hesburgh Lecture on Ethics and Public Policy featuring Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw originally scheduled for...

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

The Kroc Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing Kroc Institute events scheduled from now through April 13. These events include the Distinguished Alumni Award lecture originally scheduled for March 17 and the Hesburgh Lecture on Ethics and Public Policy featuring Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw originally scheduled for...

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

The Kroc Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing Kroc Institute events scheduled from now through April 13. These events include the Distinguished Alumni Award lecture originally scheduled for March 17 and the Hesburgh Lecture on Ethics and Public Policy featuring Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw originally scheduled for...

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

The Kroc Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing Kroc Institute events scheduled from now through April 13. These events include the Distinguished Alumni Award lecture originally scheduled for March 17 and the Hesburgh Lecture on Ethics and Public Policy featuring Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw originally scheduled for...

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

The Kroc Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing Kroc Institute events scheduled from now through April 13. These events include the Distinguished Alumni Award lecture originally scheduled for March 17 and the Hesburgh Lecture on Ethics and Public Policy featuring Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw originally scheduled for...

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

The Kroc Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing Kroc Institute events scheduled from now through April 13. These events include the Distinguished Alumni Award lecture originally scheduled for March 17 and the Hesburgh Lecture on Ethics and Public Policy featuring Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw originally scheduled for...

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

The Kroc Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing Kroc Institute events scheduled from now through April 13. These events include the Distinguished Alumni Award lecture originally scheduled for March 17 and the Hesburgh Lecture on Ethics and Public Policy featuring Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw originally scheduled for...

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

The Kroc Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing Kroc Institute events scheduled from now through April 13. These events include the Distinguished Alumni Award lecture originally scheduled for March 17 and the Hesburgh Lecture on Ethics and Public Policy featuring Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw originally scheduled for...

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

The Kroc Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing Kroc Institute events scheduled from now through April 13. These events include the Distinguished Alumni Award lecture originally scheduled for March 17 and the Hesburgh Lecture on Ethics and Public Policy featuring Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw originally scheduled for...

Kroc Institute events canceled from March 12-April 13

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Open to Ph.D. students, fellows, and faculty who are interested in civil war, violence, crime, peace, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The workshop is an informal gathering to discuss work-in-progress, dissertation chapters and proposals, practice conference talks, etc.

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C104/105, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Book Launch for Catherine Bolten

In Catherine Bolten’s recently published book, "Serious Youth in Sierra Leone," she presents findings on generational preconceptions and their impact on young men in Makeni, Sierra Leone. Her research has implications for everything from development to post-conflict reconstruction to how millennials are perceived and engaged around the world.

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Book Launch for Catherine Bolten

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Open to Ph.D. students, fellows, and faculty who are interested in civil war, violence, crime, peace, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The workshop is an informal gathering to discuss work-in-progress, dissertation chapters and proposals, practice conference talks, etc.

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C104/105, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Creative Represencing: Native American Symposium

"The Creative Represencing Native American Symposium is a series of events aimed at bringing visibility to Native American and Indigenous presence and acts of contemporary politics, particularly around visibility, creativity, and represencing. The combination of a methods workshop, campus Native history walk, academic panels, and an evening of poetry and...

University of Notre Dame Campus

Creative Represencing: Native American Symposium

The Pope and the Bomb: Beyond Deterrence

Join the Initiative on Revitalizing Catholic Engagement on Nuclear Disarmament, a collaboration of Georgetown University’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs; the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame Keough School of Global Affairs; and the Catholic Peacebuilding Network, for two days of...

Georgetown University

The Pope and the Bomb: Beyond Deterrence

Border Anxieties in a Globalizing World

Professor Beth Simmons leads the Borders and Boundaries Project at Perry World House at the University of Pennsylvania. The project includes several research teams studying border politics across a variety of research areas.

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1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Border Anxieties in a Globalizing World

Book Launch for Emilia Justyna Powell

Powell will discuss her new book "Islamic Law and International Law: Peaceful Resolution of Disputes."

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1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Book Launch for Emilia Justyna Powell

The Pope and the Bomb: Beyond Deterrence

Join the Initiative on Revitalizing Catholic Engagement on Nuclear Disarmament, a collaboration of Georgetown University’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs; the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame Keough School of Global Affairs; and the Catholic Peacebuilding Network, for two days of...

Georgetown University

The Pope and the Bomb: Beyond Deterrence

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Open to Ph.D. students, fellows, and faculty who are interested in civil war, violence, crime, peace, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The workshop is an informal gathering to discuss work-in-progress, dissertation chapters and proposals, practice conference talks, etc.

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C104/105, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Reparations and Reconciliation at Notre Dame: Opening and Framing the Discussion

The Mediation Program of the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies hosts a panel discussion on reparation and reconciliation at Notre Dame and beyond. The panelists will include diverse speakers from the university and the South Bend community, with ample opportunity for audience participation.The discussion will explore the requirements for...

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Carey Auditorium, Hesburgh Library

Reparations and Reconciliation at Notre Dame: Opening and Framing the Discussion

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Open to Ph.D. students, fellows, and faculty who are interested in civil war, violence, crime, peace, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The workshop is an informal gathering to discuss work-in-progress, dissertation chapters and proposals, practice conference talks, etc.

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C104, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Gender Equality Reforms in United Nations Mediation

Catriona Standfield is a postdoctoral scholar with a Ph.D. in Political Science from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University and a Visiting Research Fellow at the Kroc Institute during the 2019-20 academic year.

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Gender Equality Reforms in United Nations Mediation

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Open to Ph.D. students, fellows, and faculty who are interested in civil war, violence, crime, peace, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The workshop is an informal gathering to discuss work-in-progress, dissertation chapters and proposals, practice conference talks, etc.

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C104, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Witnessing Peace: Becoming Agents Under Duress in Colombia

Janna Hunter-Bowman is Assistant Professor of Peace Studies and Christian Social Ethics at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary and a Scholar in Residence at the Kroc Institute during Fall 2019. She is also a member of the Kroc Institute’s Advisory Board.

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Witnessing Peace: Becoming Agents Under Duress in Colombia

The 21st Annual Dialogues on Nonviolence, Religion, and Peace

The Reverend Dr. Liz Theoharis is Co-Chair of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival with the Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II that organized the largest and most expansive wave of nonviolent civil disobedience in US history. She is the Director of the Kairos Center for Religions, Rights, and Social...

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Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

The 21st Annual Dialogues on Nonviolence, Religion, and Peace

Building Sustainable Peace Conference

An interdisciplinary conference on the state of the field of peace research and practice and the nexus between them. The Kroc Institute, one of the world's leading academic centers for the study of the causes of violent conflict and strategies for sustainable peace, invites scholars, educators, practitioners, and students to...

University of Notre Dame Campus

Building Sustainable Peace Conference

Building Sustainable Peace Conference

An interdisciplinary conference on the state of the field of peace research and practice and the nexus between them. The Kroc Institute, one of the world's leading academic centers for the study of the causes of violent conflict and strategies for sustainable peace, invites scholars, educators, practitioners, and students to...

University of Notre Dame Campus

Building Sustainable Peace Conference

Building Sustainable Peace Conference

An interdisciplinary conference on the state of the field of peace research and practice and the nexus between them. The Kroc Institute, one of the world's leading academic centers for the study of the causes of violent conflict and strategies for sustainable peace, invites scholars, educators, practitioners, and students to...

University of Notre Dame Campus

Building Sustainable Peace Conference

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Open to Ph.D. students, fellows, and faculty who are interested in civil war, violence, crime, peace, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The workshop is an informal gathering to discuss work-in-progress, dissertation chapters and proposals, practice conference talks, etc.

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C104, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

South Sudan’s Peace Process at a Crossroads: New Data from Juba and Notre Dame

Experts from the Reconstituted Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission in Juba, South Sudan, and the University of Notre Dame will share new data and comparative insights from the Peace Accords Matrix Project and discuss ways to move the process forward.

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Keough School of Global Affairs Washington D.C. office, 1400 16th St. NW, Suite 120

South Sudan’s Peace Process at a Crossroads: New Data from Juba and Notre Dame

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Open to Ph.D. students, fellows, and faculty who are interested in civil war, violence, crime, peace, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The workshop is an informal gathering to discuss work-in-progress, dissertation chapters and proposals, practice conference talks, etc.

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C104, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Book Launch for Ruthann K. Johansen and E. Jane Doering

Join the Kroc Institute in celebrating the publication of the book, When Fiction and Philosophy Meet: A Conversation with Flannery O’Connor and Simone Weil (Mercer University Press, 2019), co-authored by Ruthann K. Johansen, Professor Emerita in the Program of Liberal Studies and Kroc Institute Faculty Fellow, and Jane Doering, Director...

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Morris Inn, Private Dining Room

Book Launch for Ruthann K. Johansen and E. Jane Doering

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Open to Ph.D. students, fellows, and faculty who are interested in civil war, violence, crime, peace, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The workshop is an informal gathering to discuss work-in-progress, dissertation chapters and proposals, practice conference talks, etc.

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C104, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

The Heart is a Country: Lessons on Hope, Compassion, and Our Common Humanity from Syrian and Iraqi Refugees

Stephanie Saldaña is a writer, teacher and journalist who specializes in religious diversity in the Middle East, with a focus on refugees. She is also a journalist fellow at the Center for Religion and Civic Culture at the University of Southern California’s Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

The Heart is a Country: Lessons on Hope, Compassion, and Our Common Humanity from Syrian and Iraqi Refugees

Film: The Ornament of the World

A film about an extraordinary time in history when Muslims, Christians and Jews forged a common cultural identity that frequently transcended their religious differences

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Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Film: The Ornament of the World

Kroc Institute Washington, D.C., Reception

Make plans to connect with faculty and staff from the Kroc Institute including Erin Corcoran, Kroc Institute executive director and Anne Hayner, associate director of alumni affairs.

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Keough School of Global Affairs Washington Office, 1400 16th St. NW, Suite 120

Kroc Institute Washington, D.C., Reception

Gandhi’s Relevance Today

Join experts from the Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies’ South Asia Group and the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies for a panel discussion about pacifist leader Mahatma Gandhi’s global legacy.

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Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Gandhi’s Relevance Today

Peace Studies Graduate Minor Open House

Interested in linking your study and research with the multidisciplinary field of peace studies? Stop by the Kroc Institute to talk with faculty and current students about the new Graduate Minor in Peace Studies.

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Kroc Institute First Floor Lounge, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Peace Studies Graduate Minor Open House

Arts for Healing and Reconciliation in Colombia

Featuring Josefina Echavarría Álvarez, Co-Director of the Research Centre for Peace and Conflict and Senior Lecturer at the University of Innsbruck and Senior Lecturer, Kroc Institute Scholar in Residence.

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Arts for Healing and Reconciliation in Colombia

Beyond Study Abroad

Undergraduate students from our international institutes will speak about their experiences, and representatives from the Keough School and its institutes will be available to answer questions and discuss: research grants, internships, conferences, majors and minors, language study, and funding opportunities.

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The Forum, Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Beyond Study Abroad

Film Screening: Night School (2016)

Indianapolis has one of the lowest high school graduation rates in the country. For adult learners Greg, Melissa and Shynika, finally earning their high school diplomas could be a life-changing achievement. Emmy award-winning director Andrew Cohn’s absorbing documentary observes their individual pursuits, fraught with the challenges of daily life and...

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Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Film Screening: Night School (2016)

Ethnic Violence and the Healing of the ‘Burden of Ethnicity’

Emmanuel Katongole Professor of Theology and Peace Studies “Ethnic Violence and the Healing of the ‘Burden of Ethnicity’” is part of a book-length project entitled “Who Are My People? The Reinvention of Love in Sub-Saharan Africa.” Set against the backdrop of the 1994 Rwandan genocide, this chapter on ethnic violence...

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Ethnic Violence and the Healing of the ‘Burden of Ethnicity’

Flash Panel: Hong Kong in Crisis

Since June, Hong Kong has seen ongoing protests, beginning with demonstrations against an extradition bill proposed by the government. Join a panel of experts for conversation about the ongoing crisis and strategies for moving forward. 

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Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Flash Panel: Hong Kong in Crisis

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Open to Ph.D. students, fellows, and faculty who are interested in civil war, violence, crime, peace, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The workshop is an informal gathering to discuss work-in-progress, dissertation chapters and proposals, practice conference talks, etc.

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C104, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Open to Ph.D. students, fellows, and faculty who are interested in civil war, violence, crime, peace, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The workshop is an informal gathering to discuss work-in-progress, dissertation chapters and proposals, practice conference talks, etc.

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C104, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Unity on Global Fragility: Can Today’s Momentum in Washington Stop Tomorrow’s Violent Conflicts?

A whole-of-government approach to preventing violent extremism in the world’s most fragile regions has broad support. But can it work?  How can evidence-based research and the experience of conflict prevention experts ensure success? Join peacebuilding practitioners, congressional leaders, and administration officials to identify ways to move global fragility policy into practice.…

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Notre Dame Keough School of Global Affairs, Washington Office 1400 16th Street, Conference Center Washington, DC 20036

Unity on Global Fragility: Can Today’s Momentum in Washington Stop Tomorrow’s Violent Conflicts?

Washington DC Seminar: The Colombia Peace Process After Two Years

What can the Colombian peace accord implementation process teach us about supporting stabilization and peace processes around the world? Join us for a two-day seminar assessing the Colombian peace process after two years and the role of Notre Dame’s Peace Accords Matrix (PAM) program in monitoring and supporting implementation. …

Keough School of Global Affairs, Washington DC Office, 1400 16th Street NW, Suite 120, Washington DC, 20036

Washington DC Seminar: The Colombia Peace Process After Two Years

Washington DC Seminar: The Colombia Peace Process After Two Years

What can the Colombian peace accord implementation process teach us about supporting stabilization and peace processes around the world? Join us for a two-day seminar assessing the Colombian peace process after two years and the role of Notre Dame’s Peace Accords Matrix (PAM) program in monitoring and supporting implementation. …

Keough School of Global Affairs, Washington DC Office, 1400 16th Street NW, Suite 120, Washington DC, 20036

Washington DC Seminar: The Colombia Peace Process After Two Years

Alumni Reunion Meet and Greet on the Lawn

Join the Kroc Institute for lemonade, cookies, and conversation during Notre Dame's Alumni Reunion weekend. Whether you are a peace studies alum or just curious about the Institute's work, stop by the tent to talk with Kroc faculty and staff. Alumni can also pick up a new Kroc Institute t-shirt. 

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Hesburgh Center for International Studies Lawn

Alumni Reunion Meet and Greet on the Lawn

Honoring Undergraduates in Peace Studies, Class of 2019

The Kroc Institute will honor the undergraduate peace studies class of 2019 during Notre Dame's commencement weekend. Family and friends of students are welcome to attend these events.

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McKenna Hall Auditorium

Honoring Undergraduates in Peace Studies, Class of 2019

Honoring Doctoral and Master’s Students, Class of 2019

The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies cordially invites you to a reception recognizing the achievements of our graduating Doctoral and Master’s students.

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Hesburgh Center for International Studies Auditorium and Great Hall

Honoring Doctoral and Master’s Students, Class of 2019

Sheedy Excellence in Teaching Award Ceremony

The College of Arts and Letters congratulates Associate Professor Ernesto Verdeja, joint appointment in the Department of Political Science and the Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.

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McKenna Hall Auditorium

Sheedy Excellence in Teaching Award Ceremony

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Open to Ph.D. students, fellows, and faculty who are interested in civil war, violence, crime, peace, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The workshop is an informal gathering to discuss work-in-progress, dissertation chapters and proposals, practice conference talks, etc.

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C104 Hesburgh Center

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

InterAction Conference: Community Theater for Social Justice Action

This year’s conference will focus on Uprooting Anti-Blackness by continuing their work with an added theme: Uplifting Young People of Color (YPOC)! It welcomes students, activists, community organizers, theater practitioners, educators, and community members to strategize on how we can uplift YPOC in our communities, theaters, and institutions.

Civil Rights Heritage Center and Notre Dame Center for Arts & Culture

InterAction Conference: Community Theater for Social Justice Action

InterAction Conference: Community Theater for Social Justice Action

This year’s conference will focus on Uprooting Anti-Blackness by continuing their work with an added theme: Uplifting Young People of Color (YPOC)! It welcomes students, activists, community organizers, theater practitioners, educators, and community members to strategize on how we can uplift YPOC in our communities, theaters, and institutions.

Civil Rights Heritage Center and Notre Dame Center for Arts & Culture

InterAction Conference: Community Theater for Social Justice Action

InterAction Conference: Community Theater for Social Justice Action

This year’s conference will focus on Uprooting Anti-Blackness by continuing their work with an added theme: Uplifting Young People of Color (YPOC)! It welcomes students, activists, community organizers, theater practitioners, educators, and community members to strategize on how we can uplift YPOC in our communities, theaters, and institutions.

Civil Rights Heritage Center and Notre Dame Center for Arts & Culture

InterAction Conference: Community Theater for Social Justice Action

The Logic of Bargaining and Interactions Between Religious Groups and Authoritarian Regimes: Contemporary Turkish Politics at Home and Abroad

Ahmet Erdi Öztürk Scholar in Residence at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies Since roughly 2011, the Turkish state and the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) have been going through a process of mutual transformation. Some of the historical apprehensions, biases, and frustrations exhibited by Turkey as a...

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

The Logic of Bargaining and Interactions Between Religious Groups and Authoritarian Regimes: Contemporary Turkish Politics at Home and Abroad

Linearity of Peace: Reflections from the Balkans and Beyond

In Summer 2018, a decade after Kosovo’s declaration of independence, the presidents of Serbia and Kosovo presented the idea of “border-correction” as a step towards normalization of their relationship. Backed by the United States, the land-swap suggestion has brought with it questions about its possible consequences for the Balkan region....

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Linearity of Peace: Reflections from the Balkans and Beyond

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Open to Ph.D. students, fellows, and faculty who are interested in civil war, violence, crime, peace, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The workshop is an informal gathering to discuss work-in-progress, dissertation chapters and proposals, practice conference talks, etc.

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C104 Hesburgh Center

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

South Bend Poetry Marathon, Hosted by The Poetry Den

The Kroc Institute is happy to partner with The Poetry Den of South Bend to sponsor a 12-hour poetry marathon in honor of National Poetry Month. Join us for a spectacular day of poetry, music and art. 

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Civil Rights Heritage Center, 1040 West Washington St, South Bend, Indiana 46601

South Bend Poetry Marathon, Hosted by The Poetry Den

Christian Humanitarianism in the Face of Ethical Precarity

In her lecture, Lynch will discuss tensions in contemporary Christian humanitarianism, linking them to conceptual thought in interdisciplinary work on religion in international politics and empirical evidence from interviews with Christian humanitarian actors in different parts of the world.

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Christian Humanitarianism in the Face of Ethical Precarity

Rebel Transformations and Peace Processes: The Case of Turkey and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party

Arin Savran Kroc Institute Scholar in Residence Despite great strides in research, we still do not know enough about why peace negotiations fail and what critical factors for success are. Between 2009 and 2015, a failed peace process took place between Turkey and the Kurdish PKK rebel movement. This lecture will describe...

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C104/105, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Rebel Transformations and Peace Processes: The Case of Turkey and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party

Vertical Social Cohesion in Catholic Relief Services’ Binding, Bonding, and Bridging (3Bs) Methodology

Join the Kroc Institute for a lecture by Valarie Vat Kamatsiko, currently working with Catholic Relief Services as the Africa Peacebuilding Technical Advisor providing support to CRS programs across Africa. Vat is a Catholic Relief Services Visiting Research Fellow at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies this semester.

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C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Vertical Social Cohesion in Catholic Relief Services’ Binding, Bonding, and Bridging (3Bs) Methodology

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Open to Ph.D. students, fellows, and faculty who are interested in civil war, violence, crime, peace, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The workshop is an informal gathering to discuss work-in-progress, dissertation chapters and proposals, practice conference talks, etc.

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C104 Hesburgh Center

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Notre Dame Student Peace Conference

A peace studies conference planned by and for undergraduate and graduate students from around the world

Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Notre Dame Student Peace Conference

Notre Dame Student Peace Conference

A peace studies conference planned by and for undergraduate and graduate students from around the world

Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Notre Dame Student Peace Conference

International Studies Association (ISA) Convention Reception

Join Asher Kaufman, the John M. Regan Director of the Kroc Institute, and Anne Hayner, Associate Director for Alumni Relations, for a time of networking and conversation with other Kroc Institute faculty, alumni and students. Light refreshments and drinks will be served.

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Sheraton A, Sheraton Centre Toronto

International Studies Association (ISA) Convention Reception

Cortright v. Resor: A Re-enactment

In 1970, David Cortright, then a young army specialist, filed suit against the United States Army. Cortright and other members of the 26th Army Band at Fort Hamilton, New York, alleged that the Army had denied them their First Amendment right to speak out against the Vietnam War.

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Patrick F. McCartan Courtroom

Cortright v. Resor: A Re-enactment

Another Sea to Cross

Dr. Fabienne Kanor, Assistant Professor of French and Francophone studies at Pennsylvania State University, will present her lecture focused on displacements in dialogue. She will compare the present-day migrations of Africans seeking asylum in Europe, migrations from the Caribbean to France in the 1960s, and the Trans-Atlantic slave trade.…

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1030 Nanovic Hall

Another Sea to Cross

Preventing Small Fires from Becoming Large Fires: The Art and Science of Preventive Diplomacy

Join us for a half-day seminar exploring the art and science of preventive diplomacy at this symposium for practitioners and scholars. This event is co-sponsored by the Mediation Program of the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and the United States Institute of Peace. 

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Keough School of Global Affairs, Washington DC Office, 1400 16th Street NW, Suite 120, Washington DC, 20036

Preventing Small Fires from Becoming Large Fires: The Art and Science of Preventive Diplomacy

Crisis in Kashmir: Risks of Nuclear Escalation

Join Notre Dame's International Security Center, the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, and the Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies for a panel conversation about the current situation in the Kashmir region and the risks it poses for potential nuclear escalation.

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1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Crisis in Kashmir: Risks of Nuclear Escalation

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

Open to Ph.D. students, fellows, and faculty who are interested in civil war, violence, crime, peace, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The workshop is an informal gathering to discuss work-in-progress, dissertation chapters and proposals, practice conference talks, etc.

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C104 Hesburgh Center

Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

2019 Distinguished Alumni Lecture: P. Carl

P. Carl is being honored with the Kroc Institute’s 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award. Now a nonfiction writer and Distinguished Artist in Residence at Emerson College in Boston, Carl has a long career as an artistic director and theater advocate.

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Hesburgh Center for International Studies Auditorium

2019 Distinguished Alumni Lecture: P. Carl

The White Card: A Dramatic Reading of the New Play by Claudia Rankine

The White Card, the latest play from Claudia Rankine, follows a conversation at a dinner party thrown by Virginia and Charles, an influential Manhattan couple, for up-and-coming artist Charlotte raises questions about race, identity and more.

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Hesburgh Center for International Studies Auditorium

The White Card: A Dramatic Reading of the New Play by Claudia Rankine

International Girls Studies Association at Notre Dame

The University of Notre Dame’s Gender Studies Program is happy to announce its hosting of the second meeting of the International Girls Studies Association, to be held in conjunction with our program’s fifth biennial international conference. The Kroc Institute is glad to serve as a co-sponsor for this important gathering. …

McKenna Hall

International Girls Studies Association at Notre Dame

The Fictions of a Civilian Accomplice to the Pinochet Regime: Mariana Callejas’s Secret Shame

Michael J. Lazzara is Professor of Latin American Literature and Cultural Studies at the University of California, Davis, as well as Chair of the Graduate Designated Emphasis in Human Rights Studies. He is author of Civil Obedience: Complicity and Complacency in Chile since Pinochet (2018), Luz Arce and Pinochet’s Chile: Testimony in the...

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Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

The Fictions of a Civilian Accomplice to the Pinochet Regime: Mariana Callejas’s Secret Shame

International Girls Studies Association at Notre Dame

The University of Notre Dame’s Gender Studies Program is happy to announce its hosting of the second meeting of the International Girls Studies Association, to be held in conjunction with our program’s fifth biennial international conference. The Kroc Institute is glad to serve as a co-sponsor for this important gathering. …

McKenna Hall

International Girls Studies Association at Notre Dame

On Suicidal Murder

Nermeen Shaikh will focus on the particular horror induced by suicide bombing as against other forms of equally lethal and destructive violence; the increasing ubiquity of the phenomenon in areas where it was previously unknown; and how the psychoanalytic understanding of suicide may illuminate our perception of certain aspects of such terrorism.

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C103 Hesburgh Center for International Studies

On Suicidal Murder