The symposium was co-sponsored by Contending Modernities, the Notre Dame global research project on Catholic, Muslim, and secular interaction, in partnership with Georgetown University's Islamic Bioethics Project and the Qatar National Research Foundation.
The Kroc Institute has established a new international field site on Colombia's Caribbean Coast, partnering with three highly respected organizations where Kroc master’s students will receive training and serve as interns.
Sylvestre Kimbese, project manager for Catholic Relief Services’ Justice and Peace Department in the Democratic Republic of Congo, is spending two months at Notre Dame as a Kroc Institute-CRS Fellow.
The spring semester is turning up honors for John Paul Lederach, professor of international peacebuilding at the Kroc Institute, who will accept two honorary doctorates and the International Studies Association's Distinguished Scholar Award.
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.
Led by Prof. George A. Lopez, "Teaching Peace in the 21st Century" will be held June 16-20, 2014, at the University of Notre Dame.