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Keynoter for the 2024 Student Peace Conference Announced

Sa’ed Atshan has been tapped as the keynote speaker for this year’s Notre Dame Student Peace Conference, “Peace by Piece: Disrupting Dualities in Peacebuilding.” An associate professor of peace and conflict studies and anthropology at Swarthmore College, Atshan will present “Sexualities and Queer Imaginaries Across the Middle East and North...

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Keynoter for the 2024 Student Peace Conference Announced

Beyond Midnight: Navigating the Unsettling Landscape of Global Threats

“The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything except our thinking. Thus, we are drifting toward catastrophe beyond conception. We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive.” --Albert Einstein, May 1946 On Tuesday, Jan. 23, the hand of the symbolic Doomsday Clock…

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Beyond Midnight: Navigating the Unsettling Landscape of Global Threats

2024 Notre Dame Student Peace Conference: "Peace by Piece"

The Notre Dame Student Peace Conference is back, and this year, it focuses on breaking down barriers with the theme "Peace by Piece: Disrupting Dualities in Peacebuilding." Join us April 12-13, 2024, here at the University of Notre Dame. Exploring the Shades of Peace This year, in a world often...

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As earthquakes rock Afghanistan, Kroc Institute alumni gather to collect aid

As the world tunes in to news coverage about the unfolding Israel/Palestine tragedy, Afghanistan shoulders the aftermath of a catastrophic natural disaster -- but without media fanfare. Late in the morning of Oct. 7, the first 6.3 magnitude earthquake shook Afghanistan’s Herat region. About 30 minutes later, a second 6.3...

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As earthquakes rock Afghanistan, Kroc Institute alumni gather to collect aid

As war erupts and escalates in Israel/Palestine, Kroc Institute hosts standing room-only ‘teach-in’ to answer questions for Notre Dame faculty, staff and students

The world watched in horror and disbelief as Israel/Palestine imploded on Saturday, Oct. 7. The following week saw one of the bloodiest, most violent episodes in the region’s history for both Israelis and Palestinians in their long standing battle, one that isn’t likely to end anytime soon. The week also...

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As war erupts and escalates in Israel/Palestine, Kroc Institute hosts standing room-only ‘teach-in’ to answer questions for Notre Dame faculty, staff and students

Embarking on a Global Odyssey: Peace Studies Students Set to Transform the World

Picture this: A group of intrepid second-year students, brimming with passion and commitment, poised to dive headfirst into a world of transformative experiences. These are the students of the Master of Global Affairs program, specializing in international peace studies. Their mission? To become the world's future peacebuilders, and they're doing...

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Embarking on a Global Odyssey: Peace Studies Students Set to Transform the World

Peter Wallensteen on the 2023 Nobel Peace Prize

The 2023 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Ms. Narges Mohammadi, currently imprisoned in Iran for her work against the death penalty and involvement in the protests that followed the death of Mahsa Jina Amin in police custody a year ago. Mohammadi is honored for her efforts in the...

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Peter Wallensteen on the 2023 Nobel Peace Prize

Kroc Institute to have major presence at ISA-LAC Conference

The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and its Peace Accords Matrix (PAM) team have a powerful presence at the inaugural conference for the ISA Latin America and the Caribbean Region (ISA-LAC). Participants include a mix of staff members, faculty, students and alumni of the Institute who will take part...

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Kroc Institute to have major presence at ISA-LAC Conference

Business and Peace Scholarship: The Next 25 Years

The two-day Business Horizons Workshop, set for Sept. 26-27, brings Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and Institute for International Business together with the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame, to focus on bridging the gap between business and peace studies. The first day...

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Business and Peace Scholarship: The Next 25 Years

Kroc Institute welcomes five new Ph.D. students, names fellowship recipients

Five new students representing four disciplines have arrived to the Kroc Institute as part of its interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in Peace Studies in fall 2023. Incoming students were selected from a highly competitive pool of applicants from around the world. These students join the Institute’s 26 other doctoral students, for...

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Kroc Institute welcomes five new Ph.D. students, names fellowship recipients

Kroc Institute faculty and staff remain active over summer break

For the Kroc Institute’s faculty and staff, the end of the academic year isn’t just a time to relax and enjoy the warm weather. For many, summer brings the ability to travel, conduct research and attend or present at conferences. “Returning from a year of leave at Tantur, Jerusalem, and...

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Kroc Institute faculty and staff remain active over summer break

Isabel Güiza-Gómez Awarded GWIS National Fellowship

Kellogg Institute Doctoral Student Affiliate and Kroc Institute Ph.D. student Isabel Güiza-Gómez is one of nine women to have been awarded a national fellowships by Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) this year. Every year, GWIS National Fellowship Program recognizes women who are performing hypothesis driven research in STEM and social...

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Isabel Güiza-Gómez Awarded GWIS National Fellowship