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Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Month: November 2021

  • New Course: SPAN103 – Trauma, afecto y derechos humanos en la literatura centroamericana

    We are excited to share a new course coming in Spring 2022! Professor Nanci Buiza’s will begin teaching honors seminar SPAN 103: Trauma, Afecto Y Derechos Huamnos en la Literatura Centroamericana. This course is an elaborated companion to her course PEAC 038: Civil Wars and Neoliberal Peace in Central America. We congratulate Professor Buiza on…

  • Ramiro Hernandez ’23 Participates in Harvard Kennedy School Public Policy Leadership Conference

    Ramiro Hernandez ’23 started his fall break off with a bang, taking part in the Harvard Kennedy School’s 2021 Public Leadership Conference earlier this month. One of just 68 undergraduates from across the U.S. chosen, Hernandez relished the chance to build community with his fellow attendees. “Hearing all of the projects, initiatives, and change-making that other students…

  • Spending our carbon budget

    Professor Smithey has been teaching his course, “Climate Disruption, Conflict, and Peacemaking” again this semester, and right now the second of two delegations of Swatties are on their way to Glasgow Scotland to observe the COP26 meetings (read their daily blog), so many of us have been thinking in considerable detail about the pace of…

  • Prof. Sa’ed Atshan’s Book, Queer Palestine, Awarded Honorable Mention for the 2021 Benedict Prize

    Prof. Sa’ed Atshan’s Book, Queer Palestine, Awarded Honorable Mention for the 2021 Benedict Prize

    The Ruth Benedict Prize Committee of the Association for Queer Anthropology has awarded Queer Palestine and the Empire of Critique, written by Peace and Conflict Studies Associate Professor Sa’ed Atshan, an honorable mention for the 2021 Benedict Prize. The Association for Queer Anthropology (AQA) website provides more information about the prize: “The Ruth Benedict Prize…