Jason Springs, associate professor of religion, ethics and peace studies, has been appointed director of doctoral studies at the University of Notre Dame's Kroc Institute, effective July 1, 2016.
A new book, “The Puzzle of Peace” by Gary 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 by Heinz-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.
Tanisha Fazal has been awarded a research grant from the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation to investigate the human and financial costs of war. Those costs are escalating, she says, despite a reduced fatality count.
Led by Prof. George A. Lopez, "Teaching Peace in the 21st Century" will be held June 13-17, 2016, at the University of Notre Dame.
The 2015 Prize, awarded to the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet, is a "surprising choice," Wallensteen says, that highlights the work of civil society in the midst of a national crisis.
Led by Prof. George A. Lopez, "Teaching Peace in the 21st Century" will be held June 15-19, 2015, at the University of Notre Dame.
Three Notre Dame researchers — combining expertise in psychology, religion, and peace — have been awarded a grant from Notre Dame International's Global Collaboration Initiative to study the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The Kroc Institute invites applications to its five doctoral programs in peace studies (and history, political science, psychology, sociology, and theology). Application deadline is December 15.
Five new scholar-teachers and researchers bring additional academic strength to the Kroc Institute this year: Gary Goertz (political science and peace studies), Patrick Regan (political science and peace studies), Emmanuel Katongole (theology and peace studies), Jason Quinn (Peace Accords Matrix), and Paola Bernardini (Contending Modernities).
Diplomats, practitioners, religious leaders, and academics gathered in Rome on June 30 to consider the future of Catholic peacebuilding.
Kroc's multi-year project examining interaction among Catholic, Muslim, and secular forces in the modern world is one of 10 projects to receive support from Notre Dame's Strategic Research Investment initiative.