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.
Bill McKibben, a prominent author, professor and environmentalist, will deliver the 22nd annual Hesburgh Lecture in Ethics & Public Policy on April 12 (Tuesday) at 4 p.m. in the McKenna Hall Auditorium at the University of Notre Dame.
The University of Notre Dame’s 2016 Student Peace Conference will take place on April 8–9, 2016, at the Hesburgh Center for International Studies.
Garrett FitzGerald, a first-year doctoral student in Peace Studies and Political Science (Political Theory), has been named the John and Judy Scully Fellow in Peace Studies.
Two scholars specializing in conflict, peace, and religion have joined the Kroc Institute as Visiting Research Fellows for the Spring 2016 semester.
Matthew Chandler, a Notre Dame doctoral student in sociology and peace studies, has been named the Steven D. Pepe Ph.D. Fellow in Peace Studies for the 2015–2016 academic year.
Professor Hooker is an experienced mediator, facilitator, and peacebuilder who has worked with communities, governments, and international NGOs and civil society organizations.
Tanisha Fazal has been awarded a research grant from the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation to investigate the human and financial costs of war. Those costs are escalating, she says, despite a reduced fatality count.
Led by Prof. George A. Lopez, "Teaching Peace in the 21st Century" will be held June 13-17, 2016, at the University of Notre Dame.