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Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Month: October 2010

  • Occupation 101: Voices of the Silenced Majority

    Documentary Screening organized by Students for Peace and Justice in Palestine (SPJP) Friday, October 29, 2010 7:00-9:00 pm Science Center 199 Swarthmore College (maps and directions) A brief discussion will follow the movie. **Palestinian Food will be served** SAC Funded

  • Sharing Stories: Nonviolent Actions and Movements Over the Last 50 Years, a Talk by David Hartsough

    We are looking forward to a visit and guest lecture by David Hartsough, a Quaker peace and civil rights activist, former Swattie, and Co-Founder of Nonviolent Peaceforce, an unarmed civilian peacekeeping organization with projects in Sri Lanka, the Philippines, and Sudan. Please join us on Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 4:15 p.m. in the Scheuer…

  • Swatties Mark International Day of Peace

    To celebrate the International Day of Peace on September 21, Students for a Democratic Society organized a human peace sign on Parrish Beach.

  • Thinking about State Aggression and the Right to Peace

    Kathleen Malley-Morrison, Ed.D. Department of Psychology Boston University “Thinking about State Aggression and the Right to Peace” The Group on International Perspectives on Governmental Aggression and Peace (GIPGAP) has been collecting qualitative responses to the Personal and Institutional Rights to Aggression and Peace Survey (PAIRTAPS) from ordinary people around the world for approximately five years.…

  • Quakers and Slavery, 1657-1865 – An International Interdisciplinary Conference

    Quakers and Slavery, 1657-1865 An International Interdisciplinary Conference November 4-6 November 5, All day at Swarthmore College More than two dozen scholars will participate in this conference, which aims to examine the history, literature, and culture of the Quaker relationship with slavery, from the Society of Friends’ origins in the English Civil War to the…