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Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Month: February 2010

  • Black Power Panel

    Black Power Panel April 22, 2010 4:30 p.m. Science Center 199 “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 historical characters: Black Muslims, FBI agents, Martin Luther King Jr., Black Panthers, Carmichael, Lyndon…

  • Women for Women International: Join Me on the Bridge Campaign

    To honor the resilience of millions of women survivors of war around the world, Women for Women International is hosting a global campaign called Join me on the Bridge on and before International Women’s Day: March 6- 8, 2010. Sunday, March 7, 2010; 1pm to 3pm Swarthmore Train Station On March 8, 2010 we will…

  • Cadbury scholar Mary Lord on peace work, hope, and 21st century Quaker witness

    Mary Lord, who is the Cadbury Scholar this year at Pendle Hill (on the other side of Crum woods) was recently interviewed in the center’s electronic newsletter.  She addresses Quaker witness, nonviolent resistance, and the elements of a peaceful culture. “Mary Lord worked professionally in the field of peace and security for thirty years, including as…

  • 7th District Congressional Candidate Debate Sunday Feb 28th, 4pm

    from http://www.democracyunplugged.net/ DEMOCRACY UNPLUGGED WWW.DEMOCRACYUNPLUGGED.NET 610 543 8427 NOW ON FACEBOOK Democracy Unplugged presents 7th District Congressional Candidate Debate Sunday Feb 28th, 4pm Peace Center of Delaware County, 1001 Old Sproul Rd. Springfield. The first of a series, this event will focus on foreign policy. Afghanistan? Iran? Terrorism?  Find out where your next congressional…

  • Artists in Wartime: Bearing Witness / Shaping a Response Symposium

    LIST GALLERY EVENT: March 4 – April 9, 2010 Bearing Witness, Recent Works by Daniel Heyman Artist Lecture: Thurs., March 4, 4:30pm Gallery reception to follow: 5:30-7:00pm For the past four years, Daniel Heyman, has traveled to Jordan and Turkey to meet with former Iraqi detainees, paint their portraits, and record their testimony. His exhibition…

  • Dorothy Marder: An exhibit of photographs and memorabilia

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO APRIL 4, 2010. Dorothy Marder was a peace activist, feminist, and gay rights advocate. Her freelance photography offers a glimpse into activism during the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s. At the Kitao Gallery February 26-28, 2010 Opening & Reception: Friday 5 to 7 pm Saturday and Sunday 4 to 6…

  • February 8: Israeli-Palestinian Conflict as Reflected in Propaganda Images

    The long, drawn-out Ethnopolitical conflict between the Israelis and the Palestinians has long been waged through a war of words and images. In an illustrated lecture, Professor Angus Kress Gillespie of Rutgers University reviews how the battle of propaganda has been played out. Both sides have tried to implant the most beneficial images into western…