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Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Month: October 2008

  • RAISE Hope for Congo

    RAISE Hope for Congo Protect & Empower Congo’s Women In September 2008, ENOUGH will launch the RAISE Hope for Congo campaign. With the ultimate goal of protecting and empowering Congolese women and girls, the campaign will work to: raise awareness about the conflict and the resulting widespread sexual violence against women and girls; cultivate and…

  • After Liberation Theology: Latin American Christianity and the Future

    After Liberation Theology: Latin American Christianity and the Future Ivan Petrella, University of Miami One of the freshest voices in liberationist thought, Petrella is the author of The Future of Liberation Theology, and Beyond Liberation Theology. Utilizing legal theory, economics, and medical anthropology, Petrella has reinvigorated debates about culture, politics and religion. In this talk,…

  • The Colombian Free Trade Agreement

    The Colombian Free Trade Agreement Freddy Caicedo Monday, October 20th, 2008 7:00 pm Scheuer Room at Kohlberg Swarthmore College With elections just around the corner, free trade has become one of the foremost concerns of the US public and the candidates hoping to represent us. Meanwhile, Congress is still considering a NAFTA-style agreement with war-torn…

  • Selling Democracy: Films of the Marshall Plan 1948-1953

    Selling Democracy: Films of the Marshall Plan 1948-1953 Sandra Schulberg Tues. Oct. 7, 4:15 PM LPAC Cinema, Swarthmore College Independent producer and project director Sandra Schulberg presents a program of recovered and restored films, a sampling of the 250 titles made under the aegis of the post-World War II European Recovery Program (ERP), known as…