The 2015 Prize, awarded to the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet, is a "surprising choice," Wallensteen says, that highlights the work of civil society in the midst of a national crisis.
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.
Graduate students and early career faculty focusing on peace and conflict are invited to submit proposals for the inaugural Notre Dame Young Scholars Peace Conference, to takes place November 6-7, 2015.
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.
Sidney Tarrow, Emeritus Maxwell M. Upson Professor of Government at Cornell University, will discuss "Seeking Peace in Wartime; Opposing War in Peacetime" on April 30.
Emmanuel Aliba Kiiza, national secretary for justice and peace for Uganda's Catholic bishops, will spend three months at the Kroc institute conducting research on reconciliation.
Gautam, a history and peace studies major, will be honored for academic excellence and commitment to service in peace and justice.