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Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Month: September 2008

  • Human Rights in War and Peace: The Role and Process of Asylum

    Professor James von Geldern will speak on “Human Rights in War and Peace: The Role and Process of Asylum” Wednesday, September 24 7:30 p.m. Science Center 101 Swarthmore College The Constitution of the Russian Federation includes powerful human rights protection – why has it failed in the case of Chechnya? What is the role of…

  • Students Prepare for Annual Clothesline Project

    Every year along the front sidewalk of Parrish Hall, a line of shirts are pinned up along a clothesline. They will appear there again when the Clothesline Project returns next week in conjunction with a poetry and prose reading by students, faculty, and staff on Mon., Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. in Upper Tarble. The…

  • Magee assumes new leadership at Lang Center

    Last May, Pat James announced her resignation from the College after years of serving as the Lang Center’s Associate Director of Student Programs and Training. Following James’ resignation, former assistant professor [of Peace and Conflict Studies] Jennifer Magee has stepped in to take the vacated position. … more from The Phoenix.

  • George Lakey at the Lang Center in 2008-2009

    Since the 2006-2007 academic year, George Lakey, author, activist, and, founder of Training for Change, has been part of the Peace and Conflict Studies program at Swarthmore and will teach PEAC 077 Peace Studies and Action, in Spring 2009. Professor Lakey’s office is located in the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility.