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Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Month: August 2014

  • Student campaign to establish Peace Studies at Stanford U. (video)

    Last year, two Stanford students, Cole Manley and Jocelyn Lee interviewed members of the Peace and Conflict Studies Committee at Swarthmore as well as faculty at many other college and universities. They produced this video as part of their campaign to start a peace studies program at their university.  

  • The big picture on nonviolent resistance and global peace

    A couple of interviews that address the big pictures of nonviolent action, militarism, and peace praxis have appeared online.  See them here! Erica Chenoweth and Maria Stephan, the authors of the award-winning book, Why Nonviolent Civil Resistance Works were interviewed on NPR on August 21, 2014 Peace researcher Jan Oberg recently conducted a half-hour interview on…

  • New video on Swarthmore founder and social justice leader, Lucretia Mott

    New video on Swarthmore founder and social justice leader, Lucretia Mott

    Congratulations and thanks to Chris Densmore and everyone involved in the production of this short video on Lucretia Mott. Swatties will recognize several of the locations in which interviews were filmed.