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Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Month: May 2010

  • PCS students conduct research on murals in Northern Ireland

    Two Peace and Conflict Studies students, Samia Abbass ’11 and Devon Novotnak ’11, have traveled abroad with the college’s Northern Ireland semester over the past academic year. While they were there, they participated in a research project co-investigated by Prof. Lee Smithey (Swarthmore College) and Prof. Gregory Maney (Hofstra University).  With the assistance of Jayne…

  • Taller de Paz Awarded Davis Project for Peace Grant

    by Maki Somosot ’12 5/17/2010 Deivid Rojas ’11, Camila Leiva ’09, Alex Frye ’11, and Andres Freire ’11 recently received a Davis Project for Peace grant to develop the fledgling Taller de Paz (TDP) educational program in Bogotá, Colombia. They established the organization, whose name in English means “workshop for peace,” to empower displaced and…

  • Congratulations to graduating PCS seniors

    Congratulations to our graduation Peace and Conflict studies students!  We wish you all the best, and we look forward to staying in touch with you in the coming years.  You remain an important part of our program, and I am sure future students will benefit from your experiences. Elizabeth Albert-Bruninga Jessica Deutsch Aurora Muñoz Gavin…

  • Conscientious Objection: Why Did They Refuse To Fight?

    From Providence Friends Meeting… Inspired Pasta & Peace Talks a series of monthly talks at Providence Friends Meeting, FREE and open to the public Conscientious Objection: Why Did They Refuse To Fight? Join us on Sunday, May 23, 2010 at Providence Meeting for the fifth in the series 12:30 INSPIRED PASTA lunch by Francesco Bellini…