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Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Month: December 2009

  • President Obama accepts Nobel Peace Prize

    President Obama – Nobel Peace Prize President Barack Obama accepted the Nobel Peace Prize and delivered his lecture on 10 December 2009.   You can read the text of the lecture or view a video. poll by twiigs.com

  • Tweeting in Tehran: Lessons on How to Win (or Lose) a Revolution in the 21st Century

    From the Daily Gazette by ALEX FRIEDFELD, STAFF REPORTER December 3, 2009 Photo by Se Eun Gong In a lecture Tuesday, Kourouss Esmaeli discussed the Iranian election that occurred on June 12, 2009, its aftermath, and the role technology played in this demonstration of opposition. The lecture, titled “Tweeting in Tehran: Lessons on How to…