Two-Day Event Highlights Catholic Church’s Role in Nuclear Disarmament

On January 30, the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and the Catholic Peacebuilding Network were among the co-sponsors of a lecture by Archbishop Silvano Tomasi on the Catholic Church and nuclear disarmament. The lecture took place at Georgetown University’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs.

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Two-Day Event Highlights Catholic Church’s Role in Nuclear Disarmament

Master of Global Affairs student wins Amnesty International USA award

Victoria Nyanjura, a current Master of Global Affairs, International Peace Studies student at the Keough School of Global Affairs, is one of two recipients of the 2019 Ginetta Sagan Award from Amnesty International USA. The award, named after former honorary Amnesty International USA board chair and human rights activist Ginetta...

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Master of Global Affairs student wins Amnesty International USA award

New book brings intersectional, Marxist traditions into conversation

In her newly published book, “Marxism and Intersectionality,” Ashley Bohrer explores the connections between oppression and exploitation by drawing on the socioeconomic tradition of Marxism and intersectionality, the theory that the overlap of various social identities, such as race, gender, sexuality, and class, contributes to the ways systemic oppression and...

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New book brings intersectional, Marxist traditions into conversation

New book explores generational preconceptions in post-war Sierra Leone

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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New book explores generational preconceptions in post-war Sierra Leone

P. Carl to Receive Kroc Institute 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award

P. Carl, B.A. 1988 and M.A. 1990, has been selected to receive the Kroc Institute’s 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award. Throughout his career, Carl has explored the power of story and the arts to create policy, to facilitate dialogue, and to transform people and systems. He is a longtime artistic director...

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P. Carl to Receive Kroc Institute 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award

Where are the Women in Peace Agreement Implementation?

Kroc's own Madhav Joshi and Louise Olsson write on the status of gender considerations within the peace agreement implementation process in Colombia for PVGlance: "Strengthened efforts to realize the gender stipulations of the Peace Agreement can help set new standards for future peace processes elsewhere. As Resolution 1325 turns 20, Colombia...

Where are the Women in Peace Agreement Implementation?

Protest, Anti-Partisanship, and the Trajectory of Democratic Crisis in Brazil

Associate Professor Ann Mische writes about the democratic crisis in Brazil for the Mobilizing Ideas blog: "Brazil is the country of the future – 'always in the future' (as Brazilians typically add with a laugh). The future of the world looks very bleak right now. Can Brazil help to re-direct world-historical currents...

Protest, Anti-Partisanship, and the Trajectory of Democratic Crisis in Brazil

Peter Wallensteen on the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize: An Important Prize

The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize goes to Dr. Denis Mukwege and Ms. Nadia Murad, two brave individuals that have stood up to sexual violence as 'the helper' and as the 'witness,' as expressed by the chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Ms. Berit Reiss-Andersen. The prize gives visibility to sexual violence in...

Peter Wallensteen on the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize: An Important Prize

Madrasa Discourses Hosts Second Summer Intensive in Nepal

For the second summer in a row, students and faculty from the University of Notre Dame converged with madrasa (Islamic seminary) graduates from India and Pakistan for two weeks of intensive teaching and dialogue in Dhulikhel, Nepal (an hour outside of Kathmandu). Drawn by Notre Dame’s Madrasa Discourses project, the...

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Madrasa Discourses Hosts Second Summer Intensive in Nepal

Kroc to Host First Academic Conference on Military Antiwar Movements

Over 90 veterans, scholars and activists from around the world will gather May 22-24 at the University of Notre Dame for “Voices of Conscience: Antiwar Opposition in the Military.” This is the first major academic conference to explore the impact of military antiwar movements, especially during the Vietnam and Iraq...

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 Kroc to Host First Academic Conference on Military Antiwar Movements

Peace Studies Ph.D. Graduates Secure Strong Placements

Five recent or soon-to-be graduates from the Peace Studies Ph.D. program at the University of Notre Dame have secured strong academic placements at universities across the country.   The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, part of the Keough School of Global Affairs…

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Peace Studies Ph.D. Graduates Secure Strong Placements

New Book Advances Understanding of Conflict’s Role in Contemporary U.S. Society

The recently published book Healthy Conflict in Contemporary American Society offers new insight into the productive and positive roles that conflict can play in the midst of religious intolerance and moral disagreements in contemporary American society. Drawing together original research conducted by Jason A. Springs over the course of 13 years,...

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New Book Advances Understanding of Conflict’s Role in Contemporary U.S. Society

Mai Ni Ni Aung to receive Kroc Institute 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award

Mai Ni Ni Aung, M.A. 2003, has been selected to receive the Kroc Institute’s 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award. She is the founder of the Sone-Tu Cultural Preservation Project and the director of its sister organization, Sone-Tu Backstrap Weavings. Both organizations work to preserve and elevate the culture and traditions of...

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Mai Ni Ni Aung to receive Kroc Institute 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award