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P. Carl to Receive Kroc Institute 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award

P. Carl, B.A. 1988 and M.A. 1990, has been selected to receive the Kroc Institute’s 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award. Throughout his career, Carl has explored the power of story and the arts to create policy, to facilitate dialogue, and to transform people and systems. He is a longtime artistic director...

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P. Carl to Receive Kroc Institute 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award

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.

Students in new program bridge community health and justice in South Bend

As a student-athlete, Rebecca Nunge, a science preprofessional studies (pre-med) major with a minor in peace studies and a senior outside hitter on the University of Notre Dame volleyball team, has spent most of her summers on campus — taking classes and training with teammates. But it was only recently...

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Students in new program bridge community health and justice in South Bend

George Lopez Testifies at Human Rights Commission Hearing

On Wednesday, November 14, George A. Lopez, Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Professor Emeritus of Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame and Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, testified at a Washington D.C. hearing of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission. The hearing focused on reducing the risk of mass atrocities...

George Lopez Testifies at Human Rights Commission Hearing

Where are the Women in Peace Agreement Implementation?

Kroc's own Madhav Joshi and Louise Olsson write on the status of gender considerations within the peace agreement implementation process in Colombia for PVGlance: "Strengthened efforts to realize the gender stipulations of the Peace Agreement can help set new standards for future peace processes elsewhere. As Resolution 1325 turns 20, Colombia...

Where are the Women in Peace Agreement Implementation?

Protest, Anti-Partisanship, and the Trajectory of Democratic Crisis in Brazil

Associate Professor Ann Mische writes about the democratic crisis in Brazil for the Mobilizing Ideas blog: "Brazil is the country of the future – 'always in the future' (as Brazilians typically add with a laugh). The future of the world looks very bleak right now. Can Brazil help to re-direct world-historical currents...

Protest, Anti-Partisanship, and the Trajectory of Democratic Crisis in Brazil

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

Peter Wallensteen on the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize: An Important Prize

The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize goes to Dr. Denis Mukwege and Ms. Nadia Murad, two brave individuals that have stood up to sexual violence as 'the helper' and as the 'witness,' as expressed by the chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Ms. Berit Reiss-Andersen. The prize gives visibility to sexual violence in...

Peter Wallensteen on the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize: An Important Prize