Nearly one year after the Colombian government and the rebel group FARC signed a historic peace accord, the fulfillment of nearly half its commitments is underway, according to a report issued Nov. 16 (Wednesday) by the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.
Caroline Hughes has been appointed the Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Chair in Peace Studies in the Keough School of Global Affairs, beginning Jan. 1, 2018.
Asher Kaufman, professor of history and peace studies, has been appointed the John M. Regan, Jr. Director of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, effective July 1, 2017.
The historic Colombia peace agreement announced on Aug. 24 gives the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies primary responsibility for technical verification and monitoring of implementation of the accord through the Peace Accords Matrix (PAM) Barometer initiative.
The doctoral program is a partnership with the Notre Dame Departments of Anthropology, History, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology and Theology.
Meet the Master's Class of 2017! This class of 18 includes students from Burundi, China, Colombia, Ghana, Guatemala, Hungary, Jordan, Kenya, Russia, Spain, Syria, Uganda, the United States, and Zimbabwe.
The recently published Oxford Handbook of Religion, Conflict, and Peacebuilding, edited by Atalia Omer, Scott Appleby, and David Little, provides a comprehensive scholarly account of the role of religion in contributing to conflict and fostering peace.
Gautam, a history and peace studies major, will be honored for academic excellence and commitment to service in peace and justice.
Janna Hunter-Bowman, a Notre Dame doctoral student in theology and peace studies, is the recipient of the first Steven D. Pepe Ph.D. Fellowship in Peace Studies.
The four new doctoral students will specialize in anthropology, political science, psychology and theology.
Political protest, religion and peace, foreign policy, international development, and environmental justice are among the issues Notre Dame peace studies students will study in more than 60 peace studies courses offered during the 2014 fall semester.