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Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Month: February 2017

  • Challenges to immigrant communities under Trump

    President Donald Trump campaigned on aggressively curtailing immigration to the US and ‘securing’ US boarders by stopping the flow of immigrants. In the weeks since taking office, the new administration rapidly moved through a series of executive orders, which left the nation’s airports in chaos, spurred national protests, and brought broad, although not universal, rebuke…

  • Jill Stauffer’s Ethical Loneliness: The Injustice of Not Being Heard

    From our friends at Haverford and including our own Prof. Krista Thomason Upcoming GPPC / Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium event: Author Meets Critics: Jill Stauffer’s Ethical Loneliness: The Injustice of Not Being Heard Saturday, February 25, 2017,1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Philipps Wing, Magill Library, Haverford College Speakers: Macalester Bell (Bryn Mawr) Robert Bernasconi (Penn…

  • Confronting War Crimes in the Middle East and Africa

    Confronting War Crimes in the Middle East and Africa A conversation with Sofia Candeias, international lawyer and member of the United Nations Team of Experts on Sexual Violence and the Rule of Law Friday, February 17th, 2017 4:30 pm Kohlberg 115 Come listen to intimate reflections of those working on the front lines of today’s conflict and…