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  • PCS featured in Swarthmore Magazine

    PCS featured in Swarthmore Magazine

    Professors Nina Johnson and Sabeen Ahmed share their perspectives on the pedagogy of peace in this Swarthmore Magazine article about the history and impact of Peace and Conflict Studies.

  • Webinar: Bayard Rustin Legacy Forum

    Webinar: Bayard Rustin Legacy Forum

    Zoom event: register here It is our pleasure to partner with the BlackQuaker Project to present the 2024 Black Quaker Lives Matter Film Festival & Forum, which will take place on Zoom at 1pm EST on Saturday, February 24. This year’s event will focus on civil rights icon Bayard Rustin, whose life and legacy were…

  • 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…

  • Prof. Atshan to Speak at Bryn Mawr on Palestinian Christians: Past, Present, Future

    Here in the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies at Swarthmore we are excited to welcome Prof. Sa’ed Atshan back this summer, and students at Bryn Mawr are helping us get warmed up by hosting him on their campus! Title: Palestinian Christians: Past, Present, FutureSpeaker: Dr. Sa’ed AtshanDate & Time: Monday April 10th at 7:00pmLocation:…

  • Dr. Sa’ed Atshan to return to Swarthmore College and the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies

    Dr. Sa’ed Atshan to return to Swarthmore College and the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies

    It is with great pleasure and anticipation that we share that Dr. Sa’ed Atshan will return to the faculty of Swarthmore College and that he will serve as Chair of the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies in the fall semester. We are so excited that future generations of students will benefit from his exceptional…

  • We Are Hiring!: Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies (Open Rank)

    We Are Hiring!: Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies (Open Rank)

    The Peace and Conflict Studies Department of Swarthmore College invites applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position, beginning Fall 2023. Rank is open. Please share widely. Thank you. Swarthmore College: Peace & Conflict Studies Department Location Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Open Date Aug 15, 2022 Description The Peace and Conflict Studies Department of Swarthmore College…

  • Prof. Wilson Becerril Brings New Courses in Fall 2022

    Prof. Wilson Becerril Brings New Courses in Fall 2022

    In a recent blog post, we announced the arrival of Prof. Mike Wilson Becerril, who will offer TWO NEW COURSES in Peace and Conflict Studies for the fall semester 2022. We hope you will check them out and share with your friends: PEAC 030: War in Lived Experience PEAC 045: Peace and Conflict in Latin…

  • Prof. Michael Wilson Becerril Joins Peace and Conflict Studies Faculty

    Prof. Michael Wilson Becerril Joins Peace and Conflict Studies Faculty

    We are thrilled to announce the arrival of Dr. Michael Wilson Becerril as a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Peace and Conflict Studies Department! Prof. Wilson Becerril will bring new courses into our curriculum, and this fall semester 2022, he will offer PEAC 030: War in Lived Experience and PEAC 045: Peace and Conflict in…

  • Prof. Atshan Headlines 50th Anniversary Edition of Journal of Palestine Studies

    Prof. Atshan Headlines 50th Anniversary Edition of Journal of Palestine Studies

    Now, THERE is a neat way to end the calendar year! Congratulations to Prof. Atshan for his important role in advancing Palestine studies.

  • 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…