Emmanuel Katongole has recently published two books on the Christian social imagination: Born from Lament: The Theology and Politics of Hope in Africa and The Journey of Reconciliation: Groaning for a New Creation in Africa.
The International Peace Studies concentration in the Master of Global Affairs includes 16 students from 13 countries. The new cohort of students join a global network of more than 500 master’s graduates addressing violent conflict and peace, human rights and human development, environmental sustainability, and related issues.
Thirty-six faculty from 14 educational institutions from the United States and around the world attended the Kroc Institute’s 9th annual Summer Institute for Faculty, "Teaching Peace in the 21st Century," held at Notre Dame from June 19-23, 2017.
George A. Lopez, the Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Professor Emeritus of Peace Studies for the Kroc Institute, was honored with the PEACE Distinguished Scholar award during a special ceremony at the International Studies Association (ISA) 58th Annual Convention in Baltimore.
A new volume edited by David Cortright, Melanie Greenberg and Laurel Stone discusses how civil society plays an increasingly powerful role in the global landscape, emerging as key actors in preventing and managing conflict, and building more peaceful and sustainable societies.
A new book, “ThePuzzle of Peace” byGary Goertz, Paul F. Diehl, and Alexandru Balas moves beyond defining peace as the absence of war and develops a broader conceptualization and explanation for the increasing peacefulness of the international system.
A new book edited byHeinz-Gerhard Justenhoven and Mary Ellen O’Connell offers reflections on Pope John XXIII’s peace encyclical Pacem in Terris from the disciplines of philosophy, law, theology, and political science.
The Kroc Institute recently held two special events to honor 44 graduating peace studies seniors who majored or minored in peace studies and 21 graduates of the master’s in international peace studies program.