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Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Month: September 2011

  • Now tweeting from @swarthmorepeace

    Peace & Conflict Studies @swarthmore is now tweeting from @swarthmorepeace Come follow us!  visit http://bit.ly/pcstwitter see also: http://on.fb.me/swatpcs for our facebook page http://bit.ly/swatpcshome for our website http://bit.ly/pcsblog for our blog

  • George Lakey introduces the Global Nonviolent Action Database (video)

    The prominent blog,Waging Nonviolence, has featured a story on the launch of the Global Nonviolent Action Database. Read the whole story and see the accompanying video below.

  • Peace One Day film screening marked the International Day of Peace

    To mark the International Day of Peace on September 21, Swarthmore students and faculty gathered in the Science Center to view the film, Peace One Day, that documents the journey of Jeremy Gilley as he lobbied world leaders and organized grassroots supporters to formalize an international day of peace under the auspices of the United…

  • The Phoenix covers peace and conflict studies

    The Phoenix, the student newspaper at Swarthmore College, has covered several stories related to Peace and Conflict Studies recently: Lakey database released ten years after 9/11 On the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, as a decade of violence from New York City to Afghanistan came to a close, a group of Peace and…

  • Livestreaming PeaceDayTV in the lead-up to International Peace Day on September 21

    We’re Livestreaming PeaceDayTV on our website in the lead-up to International Peace Day on September 21. Watch live streaming video from peacedaytv at livestream.com

  • Emma Cape of Courage to Resist to talk about Bradley Manning and WikiLeaks

    Monday, September 19, 2011 4:30 p.m. Room: Science Center 199 Swarthmore College (maps and directions) The WikiLeaks have raised valuable questions about foreign relations, human rights, security, and how each of these things operate in an increasingly digitized and interconnected world. Private First Class Bradley Manning, a 23-year old Army intelligence analyst, has been charged…

  • Swatties arrive in Northern Ireland

    Hannah Kurtz ’13 (a special major in Peace and Conflict Studies) and Josh Satre ’13 arrived in Northern Ireland today to begin their semester of study at the Irish School for Ecumenics (Trinity College Dublin at Belfast) and other community-based coursework. They met with Laura Couser at the Bytes Project. They are pictured here in…

  • “Peace One Day” film screening on Sept. 21, International Peace Day

    What will you do to make peace on September 21, 2011, the International Day of Peace? Join the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility and the Peace and Conflict Studies Program for a screening of “Peace One Day” followed by a moderated discussion with Profs. Jennifer Magee and Lee Smithey about the documentary and…

  • War News Radio students appear on Radio Times

    Swarthmore’s War News Radio students Elliana Bisgaard-Church, Kate Aranoff, and Rosanna Kim appeared during the second hour of WHYY’s program, Radio Times today. The program focused on those who grew up in the wake of 9-11.

  • Reporting 9/11 Panel Discussion

    Reporting 9/11 Panel Discussion Tuesday, September 13, 2011 7:30 p.m., Science Center 1999 Jim MacMillan, journalist-in-residence at War News Radio, will moderate a discussion about media coverage of the Sept. 11 events and their lasting impact on the nation in Science Center 199 at 7:30 p.m. Participants include Jennifer Lin and Alfred Lubrano of the…