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Month: October 2018

  • Delco Gun Violence Awareness Day walk and memorial in Swarthmore

    As we mourn the loss of our lives in another recent mass shooting and as neighbors endure the persistent tempo of gun violence here in Delaware County, Heeding God’s Call will sponsor a rally and walk at Swarthmore Friends Meeting House on our campus this Sunday, November 4. You are invited to attend and show…

  • “Rumors, Strikes, and Industrial Debris in Mumbai, India” with Dr. Maura Finkelstein

    Dr. Maura Finkelstein Monday, October 29 4:30pm, Science Center 101 “Rumors, Strikes, and Industrial Debris in Mumbai, India” This talk addresses the decline of Mumbai’s textile industry, once covering 600 acres of the central city’s geography. Now most mills have been closed and are being redeveloped into sites of middle class consumption (popularly framed as…

  • Introducing the 2018–2019 Lang Social Impact Fellows

    Introducing the 2018–2019 Lang Social Impact Fellows

    Congratulations to our alum Fatima Boozarhomehri ’17 as well as A’Dorian Murray-Thomas ’16! From Swarthmore News and Events By Ryan Dougherty October 25th, 2018 As this year’s pair of Lang Social Impact Fellows, A’Dorian Murray-Thomas ’16 and Fatima Boozarjomehri ’17 will “scale up” their efforts for social change with support from the Lang Center for Civic & Social Responsibility. Murray-Thomas…

  • Layla Hazaineh ’20 Wins Next Generation Peacemaker Award

    Layla Hazaineh ’20 Wins Next Generation Peacemaker Award

    Congratulations to Layla Hazaineh ’20 from all of us in the Peace and Conflict Studies Program!! From Swarthmore News and Events By Brittni Teresi ’19 October 23rd, 2018 Layla Hazaineh ’20 recently received international recognition for her efforts on behalf of women who have been harassed and treated unfairly. The peace & conflict studies major received the Next Generation…

  • The Jamal Khashoggi Tragedy & Its Implications for the Middle East

      The Jamal Khashoggi Tragedy & Its Implications for the Middle East Thursday, October 25, 2018 4:30 – 6:00 pm | INTERCULTURAL CENTER (Big Room) Faculty Teach-In, Featuring Sa’ed Atshan (Peace and Conflict Studies) Osman Balkan (Political Science) Farha Ghannam (Sociology and Anthropology) Ahmad Shokr (History)

  • Looking Back at the Great War with Mystery Writers

    Looking Back at the Great War: A Talk by Mystery Writers Charles and Caroline Todd Thursday, November 8th at 4:30 p.m. McCabe Library atrium We wish to extend an invitation to you, and your network, to attend a talk by writers Caroline Todd and Charles Todd. This mother and son team have written over 30…

  • Q&A with Lang Opportunity Scholar Ferial Berjawi ’19

    Q&A with Lang Opportunity Scholar Ferial Berjawi ’19

    Congratulations to Peace and Conflict Studies special major, Ferial Berjawi ’19! From News and Events, October 17th, 2018 By Arthur Davis ’19 For her Lang Opportunity Scholarship project over the summer, Ferial Berjawi ’19 designed and ran the BetterFly Camp, a six-week program that brought 30 young refugee girls in Lebanon together to discuss body image,…

  • Update on Job Opening: Visiting Faculty in Peace and Conflict Studies

    Update on Job Opening: Visiting Faculty in Peace and Conflict Studies

    The deadline for applications for this position has been updated to November 5. The Peace and Conflict Studies Program of Swarthmore College invites applications for an open rank full-time two-year visiting faculty position, beginning Fall 2019. Peace and Conflict Studies Visiting Faculty – Rank Open Swarthmore College: Peace & Conflict Studies Program Location: Swarthmore, PA 19081…

  • Meet Tiffany Easthom, Nonviolent Peaceforce Executive Director

    Meet and greet Tiffany Easthom Nonviolent Peaceforce Executive Director When: Friday, October 12, between 4:30 and 6:00 PM Where: The Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility Ms. Easthom directed NP’s work in South Sudan before becoming Executive Director. She has made presentations on unarmed civilian protection at the United Nations. Contact: Clarkson Palmer ctpalmer…

  • “Dynamism and Dangers in President Trump’s Mideast Policies: An Analysis from the Region” TODAY!

      Check out this lecture today with Rami Khouri, a Senior Fellow from the Middle East Initiative at Harvard University! “Dynamism and Dangers in President Trump’s Mideast Policies: An Analysis from the Region” will be presented today at 4:30pm in the Scheuer Room at Swarthmore College.