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Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Category: Events

  • Dr. Atalia Omer on Jewish-Palestinian Solidarity

    Dr. Atalia Omer on Jewish-Palestinian Solidarity

    We are pleased to announce the fourth event in our Palestine/Israel lecture series, featuring Dr. Atalia Omer from the University of Notre Dame. Please join us on Thursday, Nov 2 at 2:40pm in the LPAC Cinema for her lecture on Jewish-Palestinian solidarity. Pizza will be served.

  • 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!

  • 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…