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Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Month: October 2016

  • Amnesty or Expulsion: What Our Religious Traditions Teach Us about Dealing with Undocumented Immigrants

    The Interfaith Center invites you to its inaugural discussion in its Religion and Society series entitled: “Amnesty or Expulsion: What Our Religious Traditions Teach Us about Dealing with Undocumented Immigrants” Wednesday, November 2 from 4:30pm to 6:00pm in Bond Hall The discussion will be led by: Aurora Camacho de Schmidt, Professor Emeritus and Immigrant Rights…

  • PEAC courses for Spring 2017!

    Check out all the great Peace and Conflict Studies courses on offer this spring 2017! Peace and Conflict Studies Courses Spring 2017 PEAC 003.  Crisis Resolution in the Middle East Eligible for POLS and ISLM credit This introductory course is designed for students without a background in Peace and Conflict Studies or Middle East Studies. Central questions include:…

  • Queer Israel/Palestine

    “Queer Israel/Palestine” Aeyal Gross, Professor of Law, Tel Aviv University Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Scheuer Room, Kohlberg Hall at Swarthmore College   Organized by Peace and Conflict Studies and sponsored by the Sager Fund, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Sociology and Anthropology, and the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility.

  • Ben Taub, foreign correspondent to speak on Syria and Isis

    The Daily Gazette presents Ben Taub, a highly successful foreign correspondent with numerous articles published in The New Yorker. A little over 2 years ago, Ben Taub was a philosophy student at Princeton, and a recent contestant on “The Voice.” He has since reported extensively about ISIS recruiting and ordinary lives in war-torn Syria.On October 17,…