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Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Month: January 2010

  • Justice, Love, and Hope: Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    On Martin Luther King Jr. day this year, President Rebecca Chopp addressed the college on King’s philosophy and called us to incorporate justice, love, and hope into our community moving forward. Read an essay developed from her remarks.

  • Taller de Paz aids displaced Colombian children

    “In response to the current drug war in his home country, Colombia, Deivid Rojas ’11 decided to begin a program, Taller de Paz — meaning “workshop for peace” in Spanish — that would provide internally displaced youth with a safe space to use art as a means of expression and empowerment. A team of four…

  • Inspired Pasta & Peace Talks

    a series of monthly talks at Providence Friends Meeting, FREE and open to the public Jan 24, Feb 28, March 21, April 18, and May 23, 2010 Join us on January 24, 2010 at Providence Meeting for the first in the series 1:00 INSPIRED PASTA lunch by Francesco Bellini 1:30 TALK by Sam Caldwell Bad…

  • JUST-REEL Large-Screen Free First Friday Movie Series

    First Fridays at 7 p.m. at the Peace Center (Light Refreshments and after-film discussion, occasional film short before feature film) Co-sponsored by Brandywine Peace Community, 610.544.1818 more information Friday, February 5, 2010 Friday, March 5, 2010 Friday, April 2, 2010

  • War Discourse, Peace Discourse: More of the Same?

    Dov Shinar Ben Gurion University “War Discourse, Peace Discourse: More of the Same?” Analysis of media coverage of war leads to some conclusions and open questions on the role of the media in peace-building. Suggestions are offered for development of peace journalism and “common ground discourse.” Monday, 25 January, 2010 4:15-5:30 pm Benham Gateway Conference…

  • Black Power Panel

    Due to weather conditions, this event has been rescheduled for April 22, 2010. Black Power Panel Thursday, February 11, 2010 7:00 p.m. Science Center 101 “Black power represents one of the most enduring and controversial stories of racial tumult, social protest, and political upheaval of our time, complete with a cast of tragic and heroic…