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Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Month: October 2023

  • Mary Hazboun on Palestinian Art, Trauma, and Healing

    Mary Hazboun on Palestinian Art, Trauma, and Healing

    For the third event in our Palestine/Israel series, we are excited to welcome Mary Hazboun, an independent artist, who will be speaking about Palestinian art, trauma, and healing. Join us on Tuesday, October 31 at 2:40pm in the LPAC Cinema. Pizza will be served.

  • Dr. Enaya Othman on Palestinian Women’s Activism and Dress

    Dr. Enaya Othman on Palestinian Women’s Activism and Dress

    As part of our ongoing series on the history, culture, and dynamics of Palestine/Israel, we welcome Dr. Enaya Othman of Marquette University for a lecture on Palestinian women’s activism and dress. Dr. Othman will be speaking on Thursday, October 26 at 2.40pm in the Lang Performing Arts Center Cinema. Pizza will be served.

  • Dr. Barak Mendelsohn on Israeli Security Policy

    Dr. Barak Mendelsohn on Israeli Security Policy

    Join us on Tuesday, October 24 at 2.40pm in the Lang Performing Arts Center Cinema for a lecture from Dr. Barak Mendelsohn on Israeli Security Policy. Dr. Mendelsohn comes to us from Haverford College, where he is Professor of Political Science.

  • Fall 2023 Palestine/Israel Speaker Series

    Fall 2023 Palestine/Israel Speaker Series

    Our hearts are heavy as we follow the ongoing conflict in Palestine/Israel. In the spirit of understanding and dialogue, Peace and Conflict Studies will host a series of lectures on topics ranging from activism and history to arts and culture from leading scholars and practitioners on the region.

  • Student Video Screening

    Student Video Screening

    We’re excited to host a screening of short videos produced by students from the Peace Praxis Lab!

  • Sushi and Ice Cream Social

    Sushi and Ice Cream Social

    Curious about Peace and Conflict Studies? Take a study break with us next Monday Oct 9 and snack on sushi and ice cream mochi as you learn about the department!