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Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Month: June 2009

  • Essential Books in the Field

    An interesting and useful discussion thread on the Peace and Collaborative Development network site offers the opportunity for scholars and practictioners to compare notes on the most essential books in the field.

  • Guide to Nonviolence in Practice

    Some of you may be interested in joining the Peace and Collaborative Development Network to connect with other students and professionals with similar interests. For one example, see Craig Zelizer’s recent post “A Guide to Nonviolence in Practice” and the comments that follow about resources on nonviolent action.

  • Honors examiners visit campus

    The Peace and Conflict Studies program was honored and privileged to host two outstanding peace studies scholars May 21-23, 2009. Lester Kurtz and Joe Liechty, from George Mason University and Goshen College respectively, came to the college to examine two of our graduating seniors in the honors program. We appreciate both the students’ and the…