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Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Month: October 2015

  • Shaanan Streett on Israeli Culture and Music

    A discussion of Israeli culture and music with Shaanan Streett Friday, October 30 at 4:00 p.m. Kohlberg Hall 228 Swarthmore College (Directions) Shaanan Streett is one of the most influential and respected cultural voices in Israel today. He is a singer and songwriter for Israeli band Hadag Nahash (“The Sticker Song”). Streett has released 7…

  • Ultra-Nationalism and the Divinity of Bureaucracy in Israel

    Mizrahi Mothers, Wrapped in the Flag of Israel: Ultra-Nationalism and the Divinity of Bureaucracy in Israel ASmadar Lavie Professor of Anthropology University of California, Berkeley Thursday, October 29, 2015 4:30 p.m. Scheuer Room, Kohlberg Hall, Swarthmore College (directions) Israeli-American anthropologist Smadar Lavie will discuss her new book, “Wrapped in the Flag of Israel: Mizrahi Single Mothers and…

  • Ellen Ross awarded Howard M. and Charles F. Jenkins Professorship of Quakerism and Peace Studies

    Yesterday, we got the fabulous news that Ellen Ross has been awarded the Howard M. and Charles F. Jenkins Professorship of Quakerism and Peace Studies! Congratulations to Ellen on a well-earned accolade!    

  • From Ferguson to San Francisco: Queer Liberation and Black Lives Matter

    “From Ferguson to San Francisco: Queer Liberation and Black Lives Matter” A conversation with Darnell Moore Monday, October 5, 2015 7:00 p.m. Scheuer Room, Kohlberg Hall, Swarthmore College (directions) Darnell L. Moore is a Senior Editor at MicNews and Co-Managing/Editor at The Feminist Wire. Along with NFL player Wade Davis II, he co-founded YOU Belong,…

  • All of Us or None: Responses & Resistance to Militarism

    All of Us or None: Responses & Resistance to Militarism

    All of Us or None: Responses & Resistance to Militarism Across the globe, militarism directly impacts all of our lives. The American Friends Service Committee’s new traveling exhibition, All of Us or None, examines the effects of militarism at both the foreign and domestic policy levels. It also highlights alternatives and positive nonviolent solutions. Exhibition: …