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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.