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Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Month: September 2023

  • Blood Loss Training

    Blood Loss Training

    The PCS Department has partnered with Swarthmore Public Safety and the Stop the Bleed movement on a September 28 on-campus training session preparing bystanders to offer lifesaving care in response to injuries with rapid blood loss.

  • Graduate School Application Workshop

    Graduate School Application Workshop

    Thinking about graduate school? Weighing the pros and cons? Not sure what your options are? Join PCS Department Chair Prof. Sa’ed Atshan for a workshop where he pulls back the curtain around grad school and how to apply!

  • Quakerism in Eastern Africa: Perspectives on Women’s Theologies and Peacebuilding

    Quakerism in Eastern Africa: Perspectives on Women’s Theologies and Peacebuilding

    The Peace and Conflict Studies Department is pleased to present this lecture by Dr. Esther Mombo of St. Paul’s University, Kenya. Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2023 Time: 4:30 – 6:00pm Location: Intercultural Center, Sproul Hall Room 201 (Dome Room) Cosponsored by: Black Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Global Studies, History, Political Science, Religion, Sociology and…

  • Conflict and Music across the Mediterranean: Flamenco and the Rediscovery of Islamic Spain

    Conflict and Music across the Mediterranean: Flamenco and the Rediscovery of Islamic Spain

    The Peace and Conflict Studies Department is pleased to present this lecture by Dr. Charles Hirschkind of UC Berkeley. Date: Monday, September 25, 2023 Time: 4:30 – 6:00pm Location: Kohlberg Hall, Scheuer Room Cosponsored by: Global Studies, History, Islamic Studies, Political Science, Religion, Sociology and Anthropology, Spanish, and the Lang Center for Civic and Social…

  • PCS affiliate Dr. Barbara Milewski receives Holocaust Memorial Museum fellowship

    PCS affiliate Dr. Barbara Milewski receives Holocaust Memorial Museum fellowship

    A huge congratulations to PCS affiliate Dr. Barbara Milewski, a Polish music specialist, who has been awarded the Joyce and Arthur Schechter Fellowship at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies. The fellowship will enable her to spend four months working with the Holocaust Museum’s collections…

  • L Fahn-Lai joins PCS Team

    L Fahn-Lai joins PCS Team

    As we enter the fall semester, the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies is excited to welcome Dr. L Fahn-Lai (they/them) as our Communications and Creative Consultant. This is an inaugural part-time position for the 2023-2024 academic year. L comes to us from Harvard University, where they completed a PhD in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology…