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Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Month: August 2015

  • Dee Craig’s latest mural in Northern Ireland

    Lee Smithey had the opportunity to meet up in Belfast, Northern Ireland with Dee Craig a couple of weeks ago. Dee is the artist who painted the mural on the Science Center here at Swarthmore. (See photos, video, and more.) Here is his latest piece on the Newtownards Road in East Belfast! Dee sends warm…

  • How Nonviolent Movements Can Deal with Repression and Violence

    Prof. Lee Smithey will be part of a guest Twitter panel on “How Nonviolent Movements Can Deal with Repression and Violence” on Thursday, August 20 at 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. EST The panel is being sponsored by the United States Institute of Peace Global Campus course on “Civil Resistance and the Dynamics of Nonviolent Movements.”…