Video: Race, Violence, Protest, and the Ongoing Struggle for Justice

A June 4 virtual conversation on systemic racism, the current calls for justice for Black Americans, and ways to get engaged drew over 600 attendees. The event was hosted by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, part of the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame.…

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Video: Race, Violence, Protest, and the Ongoing Struggle for Justice

Kroc Institute offices operating remotely

In accordance with new University of Notre Dame procedures, meant to safeguard the health and well-being of members of our community, the Kroc Institute is making alternative arrangements to continue our central work of education and research. During this time, the Kroc Institute will remain open virtually to ensure the...

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Kroc Institute offices operating remotely

Kroc Institute events cancelled through April 13

The Kroc Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing Kroc Institute events scheduled from now through April 13. These events include the Distinguished Alumni Award lecture originally scheduled for March 17 and the Hesburgh Lecture on Ethics and Public Policy featuring Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw originally scheduled for...

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Kroc Institute events cancelled through April 13

Kroc Institute to host Building Sustainable Peace conference

More than 450 attendees from 37 different countries will travel to the University of Notre Dame campus to participate in the Building Sustainable Peace conference hosted by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, taking place Thursday through Sunday (Nov. 7-10). The conference, which grows out of the institute’s recently...

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Kroc Institute to host Building Sustainable Peace conference

Understanding the Madrasa Discourses Project

The Madrasa Discourses project based at the University of Notre Dame engages with recently graduated madrasa students in India and Pakistan. Through a three-year online educational program—three hours a week over a period of two semesters per year, plus intensive face-to-face winter and summer programs totaling three weeks annually—participants are...

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Understanding the Madrasa Discourses Project

New book explores development of Jewish solidarity with Palestinians

In “Days of Awe: Reimagining Jewishness in Solidarity with Palestinians," Atalia Omer traces the development of American Jewish solidarity with Palestinians and the diverse social movements that have shaped this advocacy. She also explores the implications of this developing solidarity for Jewish tradition and identity now and into the future.

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New book explores development of Jewish solidarity with Palestinians

Kroc Institute doctoral program introduces peace studies graduate minor

The doctoral program at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies is expanding to include a new graduate minor. Beginning Fall 2019, graduate students pursuing a terminal master’s or doctoral degree at the University of Notre Dame will have the opportunity to complete a minor concentration in peace studies.

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Kroc Institute doctoral program introduces peace studies graduate minor

Congratulations, Peace Studies Class of 2019

The Kroc Institute recently celebrated the graduation of 44 undergraduate seniors who completed either a supplementary major or minor in peace studies, 15 Kroc Scholars who completed the Master of Global Affairs, International Peace Studies concentration at the Keough School of Global Affairs, and five graduates of the Kroc Institute’s...

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Congratulations, Peace Studies Class of 2019

Peace Studies Student Elected Notre Dame Student Body President

Notre Dame junior Elizabeth Boyle has been elected undergraduate student body president for the 2019-20 academic year. Boyle, a political science major with a supplementary major in peace studies, is the sixth peace studies student to be elected student body president or vice president since 2012.

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Peace Studies Student Elected Notre Dame Student Body President

Call for Applications to Student Nuclear Disarmament Seminar in Washington D.C.

The Kroc Institute invites current undergraduate freshmen, sophomores, and juniors to apply now to attend "Creating a World Without Nuclear Weapons," a week-long seminar in Washington D.C. this summer. Running from May 19 to 24, the seminar is focused on developing the next generation of arms control specialists and activists within...

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Call for Applications to Student Nuclear Disarmament Seminar in Washington D.C.

Doctoral Students Publish New Research in Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Ukraine is on the brink of war-related environmental disaster according to new research published by two Kroc Institute doctoral students. Kristina Hook and Richard Marcantonio, both doctoral candidates in anthropology and peace studies, published their research in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists on October 16.

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Doctoral Students Publish New Research in Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Master’s Student Awarded for Human Rights Work in Uganda

Victoria Nyanjura, a student in the Master of Global Affairs, International Peace Studies program, is a first place recipient of the Navarra International Solidarity Award. Organized by the Government of Navarre, Spain, and Laboral Kutxa, a Spanish credit union, the award recognizes  people, NGO’s, and institutions whose work advances the...

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Master’s Student Awarded for Human Rights Work in Uganda

Apply Now to Attend the 11th Annual Summer Institute

The 11th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies will be held June 10-14, 2019, at the University of Notre Dame. The event centers on the theme, "Teaching Peace in the 21st Century."    Each year, this intensive program brings together teams of academics...

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Apply Now to Attend the 11th Annual Summer Institute

Welcome, Master of Global Affairs Class of 2020!

In August, the University of Notre Dame’s Keough School welcomed its second cohort of Master of Global Affairs students. The class of 2020 includes 34 students from 18 countries: Argentina, China, Costa Rica, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Honduras, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Turkey, Uganda, the United...

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Welcome, Master of Global Affairs Class of 2020!

Teaching Peace Institute Draws Over 50 Attendees in Bogotá

Kroc faculty, students and alumni were among the 50 attendees representing the academy, nongovernmental organizations (NGO’s), and the government who gathered to discuss the intersections among peace studies, business ethics and social entrepreneurship in Bogotá, Colombia.

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Teaching Peace Institute Draws Over 50 Attendees in Bogotá