Led by Prof. George A. Lopez, "Teaching Peace in the 21st Century" will be held June 19-23, 2017, at the University of Notre Dame.
A new volume edited by David Cortright, Melanie Greenberg and Laurel Stone discusses how civil society plays an increasingly powerful role in the global landscape, emerging as key actors in preventing and managing conflict, and building more peaceful and sustainable societies.
The 2016 Prize, awarded to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, is "in line with the will of Alfred Nobel,” Wallensteen says.
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.
Jason Springs, associate professor of religion, ethics and peace studies, has been appointed director of doctoral studies at the University of Notre Dame's Kroc Institute, effective July 1, 2016.
A new book, “The Puzzle of Peace” by Gary Goertz, Paul F. Diehl, and Alexandru Balas moves beyond defining peace as the absence of war and develops a broader conceptualization and explanation for the increasing peacefulness of the international system.
The University of Notre Dame’s new Donald R. Keough School of Global Affairs announces the opening of applications for its inaugural academic program, the two-year professional Master of Global Affairs.
A new book edited by Heinz-Gerhard Justenhoven and Mary Ellen O’Connell offers reflections on Pope John XXIII’s peace encyclical Pacem in Terris from the disciplines of philosophy, law, theology, and political science.
On May 24th and 25th, 40 bishops, Catholic scholars, and policy specialists from nine countries gathered in London to identify issues that need to be addressed to create the conditions for a world without nuclear weapons.