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Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Month: September 2014

  • Waging Peace: David Hartsough book talk

    Waging Peace: David Hartsough book talk

    David Hartsough Waging Peace: Global Adventures of a Lifelong Activist Thursday, December 4, 2014 5:00 PM Bond Hall at Swarthmore College 500 College Ave, Swarthmore, PA This event is open to the public. Maps and directions to campus are available. A flyer is available for download. David Hartsough knows how to get in the way.…

  • Daniel Hirschel-Burns ’14 awarded the 2014 Peace and Justice Studies Association Undergraduate Paper Award

    Daniel Hirschel-Burns ’14 awarded the 2014 Peace and Justice Studies Association Undergraduate Paper Award

    We are thrilled to announce that, for the second year in a row, a Swarthmore peace and conflict studies special major has won the Peace and Justice Studies Association‘s Undergraduate Student Paper Award. Danny Hirschel Burns ’14 will receive this year’s award for his thesis, “Filling the Gap: Nonviolent Strategies for Civilian Self-protection during Mass Atrocities.” (Elowyn…

  • The Arab Spring, Four Years Later: Hope or Despair?

    The Arab Spring, Four Years Later: Hope or Despair? Lecture by Dr. Sean Yom, Temple University Monday, Oct. 6, 4:30 p.m., Kohlberg Scheuer Room Four years on, the Arab Spring had generated wildly contrasting outcomes. From democratization in Tunisia to authoritarian revival in Egypt to civil war in Syria, the regional wave of popular protest…

  • Job opening: Assistant Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at Swarthmore College

    Revised 10/28/2014: The Peace and Conflict Studies program is no longer accepting applications for this position.   The Peace and Conflict Studies Program of Swarthmore College invites applications for a full-time three-year position at the assistant professor level, beginning Fall 2015. Swarthmore College is committed to excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment…

  • Screening of “The 5 Powers” film to celebrate the International Day of Peace

    Screening of “The 5 Powers” film to celebrate the International Day of Peace

    The 5 Powers A film about the transnational peace work of Thich Nhat Hanh, Sister Chan Khong, and Alfred Hassler. Thursday, September 18, 2014 7:00 – 8:45 p.m. Swarthmore College Lang Performing Arts Center Cinema (directions) OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Download a flyer and help advertise the event. Each year, we mark the International Day of Peace at…

  • Welcome back and new PCS courses for Fall 2014

    Welcome back and new PCS courses for Fall 2014

    Welcome back to all staff, students, and faculty! We are off and running, having completed the first week of classes, and we look forward to an exciting semester. As students will know, the first two weeks of class constitute the drop-add period during which you can change your schedule. That means there is still time…