Swarthmore College Department of

Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Month: December 2012

  • Web project on Drones

    From our friends at the Solomon Asch Center for Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict at Bryn Mawr: The Solomon Asch Center is starting a web project on drones–how they function in the present and what they may become in the future. This project aims to explore the politics of government use of drones for surveillance and…

  • Davis Projects for Peace info session

    The Davis Projects for Peace award successful recipients — individual students or groups of students — $10,000 to complete a creative, innovative and entrepreneurial project for peace in summer 2013. Funded by Kathryn W. Davis, a lifelong internationalist and philanthropist, the selection process is administered by the Lang Center in association with the Peace and…

  • Carl Wilkens on The Future of U.S. Policy Toward Africa

    Carl Wilkens was the only American to remain in Rwanda during the 1994 genocide. Venturing out each day into streets crackling with mortars and gunfire, he worked his way through roadblocks of angry, bloodstained soldiers and civilians armed with machetes and assault rifles to bring food, water and medicine to groups of orphans trapped around…