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Month: February 2018

  • War on Humanity: Healthcare under Attack in the Syrian Conflict

    War on Humanity: Healthcare under Attack in the Syrian Conflict

    The Arabic Section of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, the Islamic Studies Program, the Peace and Conflict Studies Program, and the the Health & Societies Program at the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility are pleased to present: A lecture by Dr. Hani Mowafi, Yale University War on Humanity: Healthcare under Attack in the Syrian Conflict Tuesday, March…

  • Philadelphia Nonprofit and Public Service Career Fair

    From our friends in Career Services: Philadelphia Nonprofit and Public Service Career Fair Date: Friday, March 2, 2018; 1-4pm Location: Schwartz Fitness and Athletic Center, Bryn Mawr College The annual Philadelphia Nonprofit and Public Service Career Fair provides a forum for students to learn about a variety of organizations in the nonprofit and public service…

  • Climate Justice and Civil Rights

    Climate Justice and Civil Rights

    Please mark your calendar for an exciting event serving as the capstone for Black History Month and the opening for Women’s History Month: March 2, 2018 Public Lecture “Climate Justice and Civil Rights” 1:30-2:30pm: Swarthmore Meeting House Reception and Gathering 3:30-5:00pm: Black Cultural Center You are invited to a public lecture and conversation with Jacqueline…

  • Quakers, African Americans and the Myth of Racial Justice

    Quakers, African Americans and the Myth of Racial Justice

    Fit for Freedom, Not for Friendship: Quakers, African Americans and the Myth of Racial Justice Please join us for a lecture by Vanessa Julye Monday, February 26th at 4:15 pm Black Cultural Center Ms. Julye is a member of Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting and she is Friends General Conference’s Coordinator for the Committee for Nurturing Ministries…

  • Prof. Krista Thomason: Faculty Lecture Tomorrow

    Prof. Krista Thomason: Faculty Lecture Tomorrow

    Krista Thomason, Assistant Professor of Philosophy Member, Peace and Conflict Studies Faculty Committee Tuesday, Feb. 13th, 4:15PM McCabe Library Atrium Child Soldiers and Moral Responsibility “It is common to think that child soldiers cannot be morally responsible for the violence they commit: not only are they underage, they typically are forced to join paramilitary units, they…

  • Our program seeks to count the cost of carbon and lead in sustainability efforts

    On Friday 10 February, 2018, our program participated in the Sustainability Showcase at the College organized by the sustainability office. Check out our poster and our sustainability initiatives!

  • Peace and Conflict Studies Student Panel: Jewish and Palestinian Student Experiences from the 2017-2018 Israel/Palestine Study Trip

    Join the Program in Peace and Conflict Studies on Monday, February 19 at 4:30 PM (Scheuer Room) for a student panel discussion. Jewish and Palestinian students who attended the 2017-2018 Study Trip to Israel/Palestine will share their experiences. Sponsored by Peace and Conflict Studies.