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Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Month: November 2011

  • Mountaintop removal event

    Monday, November 7 · 7:00pm – 8:00pm Bond Hall at Swarthmore College (maps and directions) West Virginian activists Larry Gibson and Swarthmore alumnus Ken Hechler ’35 will speak about the devastating impacts of mountaintop removal coal mining, and the struggles of Appalachian communities to stop the practice. Mr. Gibson is the founder of Keeper of the Mountains Foundation…

  • Human altruism and aggression

    Check out this upcoming faculty lecture: David Huffman (Economics) “Understanding the link between human altruism and human aggression: A behavioral economics approach” Thursday November 17 4:30-5:30, Scheuer Room, Kohlberg Hall (maps and directions)

  • Lucretia Mott Symposium – November 4

    Lucretia Mott Symposium, Swarthmore College Friday, November 4, 2011, 2:00 – 5:30 Scheuer Room, Kohlberg Hall, Swarthmore College Free and Open to the Public  (maps and directions) Lucretia Mott (1793-1880), Quaker minister, abolitionist and feminist,  a founder of the American Anti-Slavery Society, the Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society and the “guiding spirit” behind the First Woman’s…