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This Year’s New Professors of Peace

Three new Kroc faculty are bringing new perspectives on peace into the classroom while contributing to research on religion, conflict, ethics, political violence, and peacebuilding.

This Year’s New Professors of Peace

Students Connect Gender and Peace

Kroc master’s students are exploring connections between gender and peacebuilding by pursuing a new graduate-level minor in gender studies.

Students Connect Gender and Peace

Ebadi Urges Support for Human Rights

Nobel Laureate Shirin Ebadi called on scholars, students, people of faith, elected officials, and citizens everywhere to stand up for human rights in Iran, the US, and around the world.

Ebadi Urges Support for Human Rights

New Award for Nobel Laureate

Shirin Ebadi arrives on campus today at the invitation of the Kroc Institute. Two days ago (April 21) she received Germany’s Roland Berger Human Dignity Award.

New Award for Nobel Laureate

New Fellows Focus on Africa

Meet Jean Baptiste Talla and Ameth Diouf, the Kroc Institute’s 2009 Catholic Relief Services fellows.

New Fellows Focus on Africa

New Hope for Nuclear-Free World

President Obama’s recent speech in Prague on nuclear weapons was one of the most visionary statements ever uttered by an American president, said Kroc research scholar David Cortright.

New Hope for Nuclear-Free World

Student Conference Focuses on Peace Research

Students from across North America gathered at Notre Dame on April 3-4 for the annual Student Peace Conference. The conference was planned and directed entirely by undergraduates.

Student Conference Focuses on Peace Research

Rescheduled: Nobel Laureate Shirin Ebadi at Notre Dame

Shirin Ebadi’s lecture, “Human Rights in the Islamic World,” has been rescheduled due to circumstances beyond her control. This event will now take place at 12:30 p.m. on April 23 (Thursday). Ticket holders must exchange their tickets.

 Rescheduled: Nobel Laureate Shirin Ebadi at Notre Dame

Kroc Honors Peace Alum

Xabier Agirre, M.A. ’95, a senior analyst for the International Criminal Court in The Hague, has received the Kroc Institute’s 2009 Distinguished Alumni Award.

Kroc Honors Peace Alum

Become a Kroc "fan" on Facebook

The Kroc Institute has launched a Facebook page dedicated to engaging inquiring students. Anyone can become a “fan” and can learn about Kroc people, academic programs and news.

Become a Kroc

Rescheduled: Nobel Laureate Shirin Ebadi at Notre Dame

Shirin Ebadi, a lawyer, human rights activist, and recipient of the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize, will deliver the 15th annual Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Lectures in Ethics and Public Policy at 12:30 p.m. on April 23. Please note new date.

Rescheduled: Nobel Laureate Shirin Ebadi at Notre Dame

An African Response to Obama’s Inauguration

The inauguration of Barack Obama as president of the United States is a momentous event that signals an opportunity for change, says Rashied Omar, a research scholar at Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.

An African Response to Obama’s Inauguration

Symposium and Films to Focus on the Changing Face of War

A prominent military historian and strategist from Israel and a former U.S. special operations officer and expert on the future of war are the lead speakers for Of War & Law,” a symposium and film festival to be held Feb. 12-14.

Symposium and Films to Focus on the Changing Face of War

To End Violence in Gaza, Think Again

Bringing peace to Gaza and Israel requires a new way of thinking about the conflict, says Atalia Omer, a scholar at Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.

To End Violence in Gaza, Think Again

End to Gaza Violence Requires International Help

With civilians bearing the brunt of the current conflict near Gaza between the Israelis and Palestinians,  both sides – as well as the international community –  need to focus on how to end the violence, according to  Professor Asher Kaufman.

End to Gaza Violence Requires International Help